October 5, 2010
Delta Zeta sorority sisters from Northwestern Oklahoma State University volunteered at the Regional Food Bank in Oklahoma City packaging more than 26,500 meals for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and 10,500 pounds of food for backpacks for public schools. Northwestern combined their volunteer efforts with Delta Zeta members from Northeastern Oklahoma State University and University of Central Oklahoma.
Delta Zeta sorority sisters from Northwestern Oklahoma State University celebrated the first annual State Day on Friday, Oct. 1, and Saturday, Oct. 2. Northwestern’s members united with their Delta Zeta sisters from Northeastern State University and University of Central Oklahoma to perform volunteer services at the Regional Food Bank in Oklahoma City.
The UCO Delta Zeta chapter played host to the participating universities. On Friday, each chapter met at the UCO sorority house, then traveled to various restaurants for dinner and returned to the house for collaboration and idea sharing.
On Saturday morning Delta Zeta members performed volunteer work at the Regional Food Bank in Oklahoma City. They packaged food for backpacks for public school students. For the students’ backpacks they packaged 458 cases each containing 23 pounds of food items, for a total of 10,534 pounds.
For the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), they packaged 857 cases each containing 28 pounds of food items totaling 23,996 pounds of food. The total amount of food packaged was 34,530 pounds, which is the equivalent of 26,561 meals.
To learn more about the Delta Zeta sorority’s volunteer efforts or to become involved with Delta Zeta at Northwestern, contact Rhonda Cook, sorority adviser, at (580) 327-8628 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on Tue, October 5, 2010
by Erika Birk filed under