HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 12, 2018 – High Point University’s Delta Gamma chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha spent the month of October raising funds and support for its philanthropy, breast education and awareness.
The ladies recognized National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by holding their annual Think Pink Week. Throughout the week they hosted a different event each day. These events included pink balloon darts, a puppy kissing booth, a Shinko percentage night, and a “pink out” at an HPU men’s soccer game.
Other Greek organizations and HPU students also took part throughout the week attending the events and making donations to support breast cancer education and awareness. Fraternities and sororities also decorated their houses in pink to show their support for the cause.
“We are so grateful for those who show continuous support to our organization and our philanthropic efforts,” said Paris Dunford, ZTA president. “This is a special cause to each of us and many on our campus, so we are excited to aid in the efforts of raising awareness and educating young women.”
ZTA also hosted its annual Seeds for Hope event to honor and remember those who have been affected by breast cancer, while generating hope for those who are still fighting. The ceremony featured two HPU student speakers, ZTA member Sarah Thomas and Kappa Sigma member Jack Eitner, who both have mothers who are breast cancer survivors. During the ceremony, sorority members took turns hanging ribbons with the names of women who have fought, are currently fighting or have lost the fight to breast cancer.