Monroe -- The Delta Zeta chapter of the Kappa Delta Sorority at the
Over 400 racers competed in the eighth annual joint event. Total proceeds from the races totaled $36,694.98—the most in the chapter’s history.
Emma Braddock, Kappa Delta vice president for community service said, “This year we implemented a raffle in the fall semester, along with our spring activities, which really helped boost our goal.”
“Along with money raised from runners and sponsors, we had percentage nights at restaurants, handprints on a large wooden shamrock that was showcased at the run, and we sold pinwheels, which are the national symbol for child abuse and neglect, donated by Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA). I am pleased with all the hard work the chapter members put in for raising money and getting participants.”
Eighty percent of the proceeds earned will directly assist children in
Founded in 1897, Kappa Delta Sorority began supporting PCAA in 1981, and began the nationwide Shamrock race in 1983.