Chapter Philanthropy

Sigma Kappa Lambda Chapter is committed to serving our community! Each semester, we participate in philanthropies that service our national philanthropies and the Greater Bay Area. 

Fall Events

  • September 19, 2015 - Walk to End Alzheimer's

Together with the San Francisco/ East Bay Area Alumnae Chapter, Lambda Chapter fundraises and gathers together in support of the fight to end Alzheimer's disease.  The 5k Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This year, Lambda chapter exceeded our goal and raised $3,275.00! If you would like to join our team or donate, please support us!

 

  • October 2, 2015 - Ultraviolet Gala

Sigma Kappa’s annual fall philanthropy event, The Ultra Violet Gala, is an elaborate ‘purple tie’ formal benefiting Alzheimer’s research. Taking place during Homecoming Weekend, this event is a major Greek community fundraiser, hosting UC Berkeley students, parents, and alumni. The party, which raises tens of thousands of dollars, is a festive evening of live performances and entertainment, delicious cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, lively auctions of donated luxury items and gift packages, and appearances by honored guests. Thank you to all who came to Berkeley City Club and contributed to our philanthropy! We were able to donate almost $15,000 to the Sigma Kappa Foundation, which is the second largest donor to the Alzheimer's Association behind the federal government. 
 

  • October 3, 2015 - Homecoming

Come support the golden bears as they take on the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, October 3rd at Memorial Stadium in their homecoming football game. Part of the proceeds from your ticket purchase will go to the Sigma Kappa Foundation. Tickets are $45 but additional donations are welcome. Your tickets will be available for pick-up at our house, 2409 Warring Street, the week before the game or at our Ultraviolet Gala on Friday, October 2nd*. 
We appreciate your donation and are happy you'll be there to support our team! 
*If you are unable to pick up ahead of time, please contact lambdaskvpps@gmail.com and arrangements will be made.  
 
Ticket Purchase Info TBA! 

  • November 9-13, 2015 - Week of Giving

This is held the week of our Founder's Day to celebrate our sisterhood and give back to others! Each day we planned small events such as writing letters to the elderly for the holidays, decorating cookies for firefighters and police officer, and cleaning up Warring Street.

 

 

Past Spring Events:

  • Sigma Kappaccino 

Find us on Sproul for a week long hot chocolate and coffee sale.  All proceeds go to the Sigma Kappa Foundation.

  • Senior Prom

The Prom is on at the Berkshire Assisted Living Home in Berkeley!  We visit with the residents, bring them corsages, and enjoy music and dancing.

  • Sigma Kappa Sundaes

In the spring, Sigma Kappa hosts its annual Sigma Kappa Sundaes ice cream social to support Alzheimer’s research.  Our house is transformed into an elaborate customizable sundae bar featuring scrumptious Lorde’s Ice Cream and endless toppings, student music performances, and raffles for luxury jewelry. Check back in the spring for a date to join us!
 

During the year, we also participate in:

  • Ultra-Violet Campaign

Each fall, we host our week-long philanthropy event, Sweetie Pie.  Through this event, we sell pies to other sororities and fraternities on campus and host a table on Sproul for selling pie to students.  All money raised is donated to the Sigma Kappa Foundation. 

 

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