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Phi Delta Theta is excited to join the Walk to Defeat ALS as a national team. We encourage members of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, family members and friends to join our team as we raise funds to fight Lou Gehrig's Disease.

 

Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity was founded in 1848 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The Fraternity now has 255,000+ members who have pledged themselves to live by the ideals of friendship, sound learning and rectitude. Today there are 190+ active chapters and colonies across North America. The Fraternity's open motto, "Eis aner oudeis aner," is a Greek phrase meaning "We enjoy life by the help and society of others."

The ALS Association and Phi Delta Theta Fraternity have established an international philanthropic partnership to fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This partnership formalizes an already existing bond between The ALS Association and Phi Delta Theta, which began as a result of a mutual interest in helping those suffering from ALS. New York Yankee Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity while attending Columbia University in New York and is now the heart and impetus of the group's philanthropic endeavors.

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"Phi Delta Theta is very pleased to partner with the ALS Association to help support ALS patients and their families," said Robert A. Biggs, Executive Vice President of Phi Delta Theta. "We are very hopeful our efforts will help create greater awareness of this horrible disease and the urgency to find a cure for ALS."

With nearly 12,500 undergraduate members and approximately 150,000 living alumni, the Fraternity's goals are to encourage all its chapters and members to participate in ALS Association-sponsored events and increase public awareness of ALS and the work that The ALS Association is doing to combat the disease.

Phi Delta Theta furthered its partnership with The ALS Association in 2010 with the creation of the Iron Phi program. The mission of Iron Phi is to strengthen the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity and the impact it has on the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease through the fundraising and athletic efforts of its members. To become an "Iron Phi", members of Phi Delta Theta (undergraduates and alumni) must select an athletic endeavor, raise $1,000 and accomplish the athletic event itself.

Find a Walk Near You

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Amount Raised:$13,364.09
Number of Gifts:53
Total Recruited:147
Top 10 Events
Event Name Gift Amount Members Recruited
Akron Walk

$7,351.00

1

Wichita Walk

$2,394.61

1

Reno/Sparks Walk

$1,125.00

30

Louisville Walk

$1,100.00

1

Charlotte Walk

$808.48

47

Jacksonville Walk

$540.00

17

Miami-Dade Walk

$25.00

33

Triangle Walk

$20.00

3

Top 10 Teams
Team Name Event Name Gift Amount Members Recruited
Phi Delta Theta Ohio Epsilon Akron Walk

$7,351.00

1

KSU Phi Delta Theta Wichita Walk

$2,394.61

1

Phi Delta Theta Nevada Alpha Reno/Sparks Walk

$1,125.00

30

Phi Delta Theta - Iota Chapter Louisville Walk

$1,100.00

1

Phi Delta Theta Nc Epsilon Charlotte Walk

$808.48

47

Phi Delta Theta Florida Zeta Jacksonville Walk

$540.00

17

FIU Phi Delta Theta Miami-Dade Walk

$25.00

1

Phi Delta Theta NC Delta Triangle Walk

$20.00

3

Top 10 Participants
Participant Name Event Name Gift Amount
LEVEL 7 FUNDRAISER Colin Wilson Akron Walk

$7,351.00

LEVEL 4 FUNDRAISER Eric Banzhaf Wichita Walk

$2,394.61

LEVEL 3 FUNDRAISER Leonard Faul Louisville Walk

$1,100.00

LEVEL 2 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Phi Delta Theta NC Epsilon Charlotte Walk

$618.48

Helping Hand Patrick McGurk Reno/Sparks Walk

$270.00

John Morse Reno/Sparks Walk

$210.00

Colton Sedlak Jacksonville Walk

$135.00

Philip Michienzi Jacksonville Walk

$125.00

Brian Burger Jacksonville Walk

$125.00

Ariel Mandleblum Jacksonville Walk

$125.00

Phi Delta Theta
Goal:
$25,000.00
Achieved:
$13,364.09
53 percent of goal achieved.

 

 



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