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Service and Scholarship

Service and Scholarships

Alpha Kappa Alpha’s legacy is not only reflected in the history and achievements of the Sorority as a whole, but it is also a culmination of the labor and love exemplified by its individual chapters. For more than half a century, Delta Delta Omega has diligently served the East Saint Louis community by providing service, scholarships and program initiatives that recognize the heightened needs of our youth, women and families.

Community Service Activities

  • Collected Toiletry Items and Non Perishable Foods benefiting Opal’s House, Call for Help and Holy Angels Shelter
  • Annual City Wide Easter Egg Hunt at Kenneth Hall Park
  • AKA Day at the Capitol
  • Entrepreneur Workshop
  • Get out the Vote – Early Voting and Roadblock
  • Guidance and Scholarship Awards
  • Health Matters Workshop
  • Human Trafficking Workshop
  • Relay for Life
  • Real Greeks Read
  • Pink Goes Red
  • Nurses for Newborns
  • Nathan’s Nursing Home Visit
  • Santa’s Helpers
  • Tree of Lights Bell Ringing
  • College Trunk Give Away
  • Violence Prevention Candle Light Vigil at Malcolm Martin Park
  • Vigil for Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims
  • AKA Shred Day

Scholarships

  • Five $1000 Wallace-Perryman Excellence in Education Scholarships
  • Continuing Education Scholarship $1000 awarded for four years
  • Desiree Haire Scholarship, endowed by Susie Mann
  • Keith Alexander Brown Scholarship, endowed by Alexander and Sundra Brown
  • Gail McClellan Scholarship, endowed by Courtney Robinson
  • Eva Mae Marshall Scholarship, endowed by Jameseva Webb