The New Jersey Garden City Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Foundation operates under the directive of Sisterhood, Scholarship, and Service. We exist to support the charitable and public service programs of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in our local community. Our initiatives along with the Delta Foundation follow the National guidelines set forth by the Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust.
Programs that guide individuals toward financial empowerment such as home ownership, estate planning, entrepreneurship and financial fortitude serves as support for managing all aspects of personal finances.
Programs that encourage and stimulate academic and social of our youth such as our Delta Academy, Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully (GEMS) and Empowering Males To Build Opportunities For Developing Independence (EMBODI) education and mentoring programs, Historical Black College and Universities Tour, Project Science and Everyday Experiences (SEE), May Week, Arts & Letters and our scholarship fund serve to instill the need to excel academically, culturally and personally.
Physical and Mental Health
Programs in our local community that promote awareness of, and cures for health issues, mental health issues, homelessness and domestic violence such as Going Red for Heart Health Month, 2,013 Mile Walk Challenge, Healthy Lifestyle: Mind, Body and Spirit, Breast Cancer Awareness, 50 Million Pound Challenge, and The Power of Prevention ‘IMPACT DAY’ Combating Childhood Obesity.
Political Awareness and Involvement
Programs designed to encourage active involvement in the political process such as voter education and registration, Annual New Jersey Garden City Alumnae Power Tea, Delta Days at the Nation’s Capital and State Capital.
International Awareness and Involvement
Programs that increase knowledge and action of both the Chapter and the community at large on topics affecting people of color around the globe such as Delta Days at the United Nations, Africa Change International and Heifer International.