Xi Omega Omega makes donation to Safe Haven and recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Omega Omega Chapter, collected non-perishable food items as it focused on one of its national initiatives: decreasing childhood hunger. National Childhood Hunger Day was recognized nationwide on Oct. 16. The items collected were taken to Safe Haven homeless shelter. Safe Haven provides temporary shelter for up to 30 days for homeless women, children and families. Safe Haven is a program through Lowcountry Community Action Agency, Inc., which serves Colleton and Hampton counties.

On this day, Xi Omega Omega Chapter also dressed in pink and held deep discussions on the importance of early detection through self-examinations and mammograms as it recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Founded in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is a service organization that aids people on local, state, national and international levels through Educational Enrichment, Health Promotion, Family Strengthening, Environmental Ownership and Global Impact. The Xi Omega Omega Chapter was chartered in Walterboro in 1983. Since its chartering, the chapter has assisted in serving local needs in their members’ communities, which include the city of St. George, Colleton County and Hampton County.