St. Jude – Game Day Give Back Omega

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In an effort to have a more coordinated campaign, St Jude has created web links for each individual District. Please only use the link provided by St. Jude Children’s Hospital: 3rd District - OPPF.  I am proud to see that this Year’s effort is one Team with one purpose for the Mighty Third District, and I know that you and the Brothers of the Third District will help to lead in the campaign, as you have in the past. If you find a need to track your Chapter’s progress, you can identify them by name, or as they make an online donation, instruct them to put the respective chapter's name beside their name. Either method will provide you with a mechanism for tracking donations that are being made on behalf of your chapter. Please feel free to call or write if I can be of further assistance, or you can contact Brother Jeff Tarpley [(804) 370-2381; jtarpley1@yahoo.com] who is a member of the Third District Social Action Committee, and is once again leading the campaign.

Always fraternally yours in Omega,
Brother Harvey L. Woodson
Chairman, Third District Social Action Committee

“Top Supporting Chapters” 3rd District St Jude Game Day Give Back

Third District - Washington, D.C. and Virginia - Supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Game Day. Give Back Project with a donation of $12,106.00

The Third District, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. supported the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Game Day. Give Back Project with a donation of $12,106.00  Brother Kevin Brown, Third District Representative thanked the Brothers of the Third District for their support of St. Jude. He gave a special thank you to Brother Harvey Woodson, Social Action Chairman and Brother Jeff Tarpley, Chairman, Third District’s St. Jude Game Day. Give Back Project, He also thanked all the chapters for their support to the project.

The funds donated will support the kids and families at St. Jude now.  The kids nor the families have to pay for travel, medical care, lodging or food as long as the kids are in treatment at St. Jude. St. Jude has a cure rate of 80% for childhood cancer. 40% of the kids treated at St. Jude are African Americans.

Mr. Roy Mays, St. Jude’s Representative will attend and give brief remarks at the 85th Third District Meeting on April 12-15, 2018 in Newport News, Virginia on the Third District outstanding support to St. Jude through Game Day. Give Back Project.

Last, this project falls under one of our international mandated program of Health Initiatives. Thank you all for your support.