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Local Programming

Local Programs / Events

Our Rochester Alumnae are active in myriad of service projects in our community.  Here are some of our past and current involvement in the Rochester area:

 

Health

Diabetes Walk
 

Breast Cancer Walk 
 

Al Sigl Walkabout - fundraiser for children and adults with disabilities
 

RUMS - Unused Medical Supply Recycling of supplies for use in third world countries
 

Lupus Walk - Walking in support of Chapter Sister Yvelisse Gray

Hope Lodge Hospitality House - serving dinner for residents and their families

Stroll with the Betas for Heart Health - Summer Sunday Hikes to promote overall health

 

Environment

Adopt A Highway - beautifying our local highway on I-390, and previously East River Road

Clean up At Hamlin Beach - cleaning up Hamlin beach of refuse

Storm Drain Stenciling in Charlotte

 

Leadership

Celebremos! Let's Celebrate! - An annual fundraiser held during Latino Heritage Month to benefit a local agency in need. 

 

Celebremos! I - In Control Teen Program - chosen for the program's value to the community as a youth empowerment program that offers reproductive health care, community education, and comprehensive neighborhood outreach in order to reduce teen pregnancy rates in the southwest and northeast areas of the city of Rochester.  The program strives to meet the educational, physical and emotional needs of inner city adolescents.

 

Celebremos! II - Latinas Unidas Latina Women Scholarship Fund - chosen because of the opportunities provided for Latina women f over the age of 25, to pursue education and training that leads to career advancement and financial independence.

 

Youth

Soy Unica! Soy Latina! Rally for Girls-  Sponsored by Latinas Unidas, this is  a Latina youth empowerment rally geared towards girls the ages of 8-18.  Each year, we volunteer by assisting with various aspects of this annual event.

 

Holiday Toy/ Supply Drive for Sojourner House

Wilson Commencement Park Day with Santa

 

Easter Eggstravaganza - Annual Easter Egg Hunt for youth of our community.

Volunteers of America/Camp Heroes - Sleeping Bag Donation Drive

Raising Awareness of Violence Against Women

Walk a Mile in My Shoes - We participate annually in this walk with the Eta chapter donate to the Willow Domestic Violence Center and its programs.

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