From Fall 1989 until now, the chapter
have participated in various volunteer events on campus and in the community,
as a way to keep brothers actively involved. As a result of our past good
deeds, the chapter has won the award for Social Action at the Phi Beta
Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Southern Regional Conference in 1993, and have
received many letters of thanks from various local organizations in Miami-Dade
We do our best to be an active part of the community we live in, no matter
what obstacles we face.
COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS) -Members of Lambda Tau volunteered their time to
visit a local elementary school in Miami and tutor the kids there.
CAMILLUS HOUSE REMODELING -The brothers of Lambda Tau participated in
the repainting and fixing up of the Camillus House homeless shelter in
HURRICANE ANDREW DISASTER RELIEF FUND -The brothers of the chapter came
together in full force to provide support for families, whose homes in
the South were damaged by this natural disaster.
LEUKEMIA SOCIETY JELLO-THON -The brothers provided manpower in this charity
event in dispensing gallons of jello into a large pool.
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY PICNIC -The chapter sponsored this picnic for
CITIES IN SCHOOLS(DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
-Some of the brothers from Lambda Tau to spend time with an assigned child
in a school who has special problems and to be a positive force for him/her.
DAILY FOOD BANK ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE -The brothers passed out food for the
** DIABETES RESEARCH ROADBLOCK-- -The chapter collected money through
a roadblock on a major street intersection.
** BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS ANNUAL BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE-- -The chapter
participated in a bowling competition in order to raise money that will
go towards funds for BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS.
** MARCH OF DIMES WALK-A-THON-- -The brothers participated in this special
event by registering people who entered the race, and helped people cross
the finish line.
BLACK AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTION -The chapter
started a collection of books by Black authors and donated them to the
Florida International University Library system. These books were on display
on a special exhibit
** CHRISTIAN HILL A.M.E. CHURCH CLEANUP -- -The
brothers helped clean up a vacant lot near the church in order for it
to be remodeled.
** ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY(FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION) -The chapter
got involved to clean up one of Miami's roadways. It initially selected
a particular roadway where the cleanup would be done.
** SUPER SUMMER FRESHMAN ORIENTATION(Florida International University)
-Some of the brothers were appointed delegates in this event. They were
responsible for holding workshops to familiarize the incoming students
about the rigors of college life.
KIDS' VOTING PROJECT -The purpose of this program was to familiarize elementary
school children with the electoral process and the importance of voting.
Some of the brothers and Zetas participated in this event.
HEAD START TOY DRIVE -This was a special project that was established
by the National Head Start Department in Washington,DC, and various chapters
of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity,Inc. Lambda Tau was selected to participate
in conjunction with our local alumni chapter, Rho Sigma. We did a toy
drive and had a Christmas party for the children at one of the local Head
Start centers in Miami.
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND TELE-THON (CITY OF MIAMI CHAPTER) -The chapter
donated a check to U.N.C.F at its local telecast.
GREATER MIAMI BLACK RESOURCE NETWORK HANDBOOK -The chapter allocated space
to advertise for other black businesses in the municipalities in Dade