Mu Xi Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Announces Launch of Year-end...
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Mu Xi Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Announces Launch of Year-end Donation and Sponsorship Drive Fund-raising Effort Facilitated in Support of Chapter's 2008 Community Action Initiative Serving Inland Empire Area Youth SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mu Xi Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. today announced the start of its year-end donation and sponsorship drive. The fund-raising campaign is being facilitated in support of the Chapter's 2008 "In The Community Campaign," a youth-focused community-based initiative. Founded in 1906, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the nation's leading organization providing prominent African-American male leadership. As a priority, the Mu Xi Lambda Chapter leverages its 501c3 non-profit designation to serve male youth and young adults of African descent. On a broader scope, the Chapter facilitates ongoing outreach to the Inland Empire's multi-ethnic student population at- large. "We are excited to partner with corporations and other organizations who share in our mission to provide character building and educationally enriching experiences for youth of color," said Kevin Baker, president, Mu Xi Lambda Chapter. "The 2008 campaign presents an excellent marketing platform, which will allow sponsors to build loyalty for their brands within the community." Since its formation in 1977, the Mu Xi Lambda Chapter has been active in the Inland Empire by providing leadership development and mentoring assistance via the Fraternity's national and local initiatives. The Chapter utilizes funds raised through its community outreach activities to award scholarships to deserving students. Businesses, philanthropists and others have the opportunity to support this effort by sponsoring the 2008 "In The Community Campaign," a yearlong event-based initiative inclusive of the following: -- 19th Annual Black History Month Oratorical Contest -- Project Alpha Male Teen Mentoring Seminars -- Annual Scholarship Fund Benefit Golf Tournament -- Annual MLK Walk-A-Thon -- Go to High School Go to College Educational Activities -- Collaboration with Big Brothers Big Sisters -- Annual Black & Gold Scholarship Gala The sponsorship commitment deadline for the 2008 "In The Community Campaign" is January 11, 2008. For more information about the Mu Xi Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. or to request a sponsorship package call 909-875-5853. SOURCE Mu Xi Lambda Chapter Charmaine Chapman of BTB Communications, +1-310-242-8407, email@example.com
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