Service Organization Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Surpasses $1 Million in Historic One-Day Campaign to Help Nation’s HBCUsby GDN Shared Post September 21, 2018
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated raised over $1 million during its HBCU Impact Day initiative to benefit historically black colleges and universities. AKA International President Dr. Glenda Glover announced that the organization exceeded the goal and will make a final tally of contributions by the end of the week.
“I am extremely proud of this historic moment Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has accomplished by not only meeting but exceeding our goal and raising $1.1 million to assist HBCUs,” Dr. Glover added.
“As leaders in service, sorority members have demonstrated that HBCUs have significant value and deserve to be treated as an essential educational resource. I thank our membership, family members, friends and the community for their generous contributions.”
Donations were made online and by mail during the 24-hour campaign. Dr. Glover, who is also president of Tennessee State University, said the sorority’s goal is to raise $10 million over the next four years to benefit HBCUs.