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Local Philanthropy

Girls Academy 

The Atlanta Alumnae Association and the Epsilon Epsilon Chapter at Emory University are teaming together to host GIRLS Academy March 2-4, 2018 at Louise Radloff Middle School in Duluth, GA.  GIRLS Academy is a program of the Kappa Foundation that is modeled after our successful Leadership Academy. During a day-and-a-half retreat, middle-school girls discuss challenges they face, journal about their dreams, participate in a community service project, and are mentored by Kappa collegians. 

We can tell you all the specifics and background, but check out this video to really get a feel for what GIRLS Academy means to all those involved: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jy713RhH9xg

You might wonder why we’re investing in these young women. It’s because we know we’re really making a difference. And a difference to young women in our community. 
At Kappa’s very first GIRLS Academy, a mom whose daughter had just attended the retreat approached us. She said simply, “GIRLS Academy has changed my daughter’s life. You have her believing that she can go to college … and now you have me believing it, too.” 

How can you help Kappa make a difference?

1. You can show your support of Kappa by donating to help meet our financial responsibilities to host this important event by donating to Emory University GIRLS Academy page by following this link: https://www.kappakappaga mma.org/Kappa/GIRLSAcademy/ - click on Emory University on the right side of the page under Donate Now.  Your donation is tax deductible.

2. The Alumni Association is also selling Kappa Jewelry. For more information, please contact Becky Jo Nickles at: starrn@aol.com 

3. If you want to find out more about our local GIRLS Academy or volunteer/donate in other ways please reach out to Arleen Poquette (678-770-7924 or ampoq04@gmail.com) or any member of the board.
 

Thanks in advance for your generous donations and help with making this year's Girls Academy a success!

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