- Water for Christmas
- The Ability Experience
- The Push America Institute
Here are Pi Kappa Phi’s top philanthropies that have made a significant impact.
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Water for Christmas
One of Pi Kappa Phi’s favorite philanthropies to do is Water for Christmas. Every December, the fraternity goes out and collects all of the change people have laying around and donate it to a local charity. This year, they collected over $1,000 in change!
What is Water for Christmas?
Water for Christmas is a national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi. The goal of Water for Christmas is to provide clean water to those who do not have access to it.
Pi Kappa Phi partnered with water.org in order to help provide water for those in need. Water.org is an international non-profit organization whose goal is to provide access to safe water and sanitation for the world’s poorest people.
Water for Christmas has two main fundraising components: formal events and canister drives. Formal events are usually held during the fall semester and include things like guest speakers, concerts, and dinners. Canister drives are held year-round and involve collecting donations in canisters placed around campus and the community.
How does Water for Christmas impact the community?
Water for Christmas is a national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi. The focus of this program is to bring awareness to the clean water crisis and to raise funds to support organizations working to provide clean water around the world.
One way that Water for Christmas impactsthe community is by providing access to clean water for those who do not have it. By installing wells and purification systems, families in developing countries are able to have access to clean water year-round. This not only improves their quality of life but also their health as they are no longer drinking contaminated water that can make them sick.
Water for Christmas also educates communities about the importance of clean water and proper sanitation. By teaching people about hygiene and sanitation, we can help prevent the spread of disease. This is especially important in countries where there is a lack of clean water as it can help prevent epidemics from occurring.
Finally, Water for Christmas also supports research into new and innovative ways to provide clean water. By supporting organizations that are working on developing new technologies, we can help ensure that everyone has access to clean water in the future.
Water for Christmas is an important philanthropy because it helps ensure that everyone has access to clean water. This not only improves quality of life but also helps prevent the spread of disease.By supporting this philanthropy, you can help make a difference in the lives of people around the world who do not have access to clean water.
What are some of the success stories from Water for Christmas?
Water for Christmas is an annual event put on by Pi Kappa Phi where members collect and distribute water to those in need during the holiday season.
Some of the success stories from Water for Christmas include:
-In 2017, over 10,000 gallons of water were collected and distributed to various organizations in need, including the Red Cross and Salvation Army.
-In 2018, Water for Christmas was able to expand its reach to include distribution in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Over 20,000 gallons of water were collected and sent to Puerto Rico.
-In 2019, Water for Christmas partnered with a new organization, WATERisLIFE, which enabled them to provide access to clean water for people in remote villages in Africa. Through this partnership, they were able to provide water filters to villages in Kenya and Tanzania.
The Ability Experience
The Ability Experience is Pi Kappa Phi’s national philanthropy. We partner with various organizations across the United States to provide therapeutic, recreational, and leadership programs for people with disabilities. Our goal is to promote an inclusive society that fully engages people with disabilities.
What is The Ability Experience?
The Ability Experience is Pi Kappa Phi’s national philanthropy. The fraternity raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities. It’s one of the fraternity’s four pillars, along with Leadership, Academic Achievement and Social Responsibility.
The Ability Experience was founded in 1977 as Push America. Since then, the organization has served more than 1 million people with disabilities. Pi Kappa Phi members have raised more than $50 million for The Ability Experience through events like the Journey of Hope, a cross-country bicycle ride; Build America, a project to construct wheelchair-accessible playgrounds; and Wheels of Hope, a program that provides adaptive bicycles to children and adults with disabilities.
How does The Ability Experience impact the community?
The Ability Experience, formerly known as Push America, is the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi. Its mission is to “build leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today.” The fraternity raises awareness and funds for people with disabilities through various programs and events throughout the year.
One of the most popular programs that The Ability Experience offers is its Journey of Hope. This yearly event consists of a cross-country bicycle ride that raises funds and awareness for those with disabilities. Since its inception in 1987, Journey of Hope has raised over $22 million dollars for people with disabilities.
In addition to Journey of Hope, The Ability Experience also offers a number of other programs that benefit people with disabilities. These programs include:
-Building Dreams: helps fund the construction of adaptive playgrounds across the country
-Able Mentors: pairs members with people with disabilities in mentorship relationships
-Operation Friendship: sends members on short-term service trips to work with people with disabilities
What are some of the success stories from The Ability Experience?
Since its inception in 1977, The Ability Experience has impacted the lives of nearly 700,000 people with disabilities. From building ramps and modifying homes to providing prosthetic devices and sponsoring adaptive sports programs, The Ability Experience has transformed lives through its various projects and initiatives.
Some of the success stories from The Ability Experience include:
-A young man with cerebral palsy who received a new wheelchair that allowed him to attend school and participate in activities with his peers
-A young woman with spina bifida who was able to go on a camping trip with her Girl Scout troop for the first time thanks to a special piece of equipment that was donated by The Ability Experience
-A middle-aged man who lost his leg in an accident and was fitted with a new prosthetic device that allowed him to return to work and support his family
The Push America Institute
The Push America Institute is a philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi that focuses on creating opportunities and independence for people with disabilities. The Institute offers a variety of programs and services that help people with disabilities lead more fulfilling lives.
What is The Push America Institute?
The Push America Institute is the philanthropic arm of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. The Institute’s mission is to instill a lifelong commitment to service in young people through its programs and partnerships.
The Institute’s signature program is Journey of Hope, a cross-country bicycle ride that raises awareness and funds for people with disabilities. To date, Journey of Hope riders have pedaled more than 5 million miles and raised more than $25 million for Push America’s causes.
Other programs offered by the Push America Institute include:
The Leadershape Institute – A six-day leadership development program for college students
Build America – An immersive service experience for high school students
Ability Experience – A year-round program that provides service and leadership opportunities for people with disabilities
How does The Push America Institute impact the community?
The Push America Institute is a resource for people with disabilities. It provides information and support to help them lead fulfilling lives. The Institute also trains service providers and develops resources for the community.
What are some of the success stories from The Push America Institute?
Since its inception in 1977, The Push America Institute has helped countless individuals with disabilities lead more independent and fulfilling lives. Here are just a few of their success stories:
-The Push America Institute has provided financial assistance to help individuals with disabilities purchase adaptive equipment, such as wheelchairs and communication devices.
-The Push America Institute has helped fund educational programs for individuals with disabilities and their families.
-The Push America Institute has provided funding for research initiatives aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities.