Service & Philanthropy
To a Phi Delt, community service and philanthropy is an essential part of living up to the ideals of the Fraternity.  Each chapter has the opportunity to create their own events that impact their community.  Beyond chapter projects, individual members can also choose to work with a national organization while others choose to take on local projects.  Wherever you go, you will find Phi Delta Theta chapters doing something of value on their campus and in their community.

Phi Delta Theta has chosen The ALS Association as its national philanthropy in honor of Phi Delta Theta member and baseball great, Lou Gehrig.  Each year, thousands of dollars are raised for The ALS Association through the efforts of our Phi Delta Theta chapters and the General Headquarters.

The benefits derived for community service is a two-way street.  Not only will the community benefit from your help, you can benefit both personally and professionally. 

One of our founders, Robert Morrison said, “To do what ought to be done, but what would not have been done unless I did it; I thought to be my duty.”  It was this attitude that Phi Delta Theta was built upon.  Over 160 years later, our members exemplify that noble idea by serving their community and their fellow man through service projects.

Phi Delta Theta General Headquarters rewards those chapters that go above and beyond in their service efforts.  There are three separate trophies given to those chapters that model the giving and noble behavior that is the cornerstone of our Fraternity.


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