Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority is an organization which prides itself on its sense of commitment to cultural diversity and strong bonds of sisterhood. However, our other primary focus is to offer our service to the community. Community and culture is largely what has made us the strong and independent women we are today. It is for these reasons that we want to reciprocate and give back to the communities around us. Sisters participate in individual community service events of their choice, as well as those which we support as a whole and unified organization. Each respective school has also designated at least one local non-profit organization as their philanthropic cause. The sorority predominately focuses on contributing to domestic violence organizations, all the while maintaining its sense of diversity by fundraising for other types of causes of concern.
Recently, Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority Inc. at George Mason University has served it's community by volunteering for Eddie's Club. Eddie's Club is a "non-profit organization geared towards giving youngsters, boys and girls ages 4 - 21 that have any form of disability, an opportunity to participate in a supervised, volunteered-based, activity and recreational program. " Sisters, along with other volunteers from the community, help Eddie's Club set up and pair off with a child with a disability to spend time having fun with that child. Activities that volunteers and their buddies participate in include playing board games, creating arts & crafts, indoor sports, and even karaoke. Overall, sisters have a great time getting to know their buddies and having fun with them. Eddie's Club is a wonderful organization whose whole operation is based off the volunteers that show up to have fun with the kids and it is very inspiring to see that Eddie's Club has been going strong because of the many volunteers that come out each time.
For more information, please visit the organization website: Eddie's Club
Kappa Phi Lambda's national philanthropy is the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF). "NAPAWF's mission is to build a movement to advance social justice and human rights for API women and girls." NAPAWF is the only national, multi-issue Asian & Pacific Islander women's organization in the country. The women of NAPAWF work towards improving six platforms that affect Asian Pacific American women: civil rights, economic justice, educational access, ending violence against women, health, immigrant and refugee rights.
Spark Hope is a Philanthropy/Cultural benefit show held by Kappa Phi Lambda at George Mason University at the end of the school year, in support of Horton's Kids.
Horton's Kids is a nonprofit organization that provides tutoring and mentoring services to children of the Washington D.C. Ward 8. They also provide the means by which children in the Anacostia neighborhood can participate in recreational sports.
Sisters invite other organizations and local student artists to perform in Spark Hope, whether it be a stroll, step, or a cultural song or dance.
For more information, please visit the organization website: Horton's Kids