Community Service Chair, Spring 2021
My name is Jasmine Duchene and I am so excited to be serving as Delta's Community Service Chair for spring 2021. Delta has always prided itself on giving back to the community and, although it will be a bit of a challenge during a pandemic, I look forward to helping find ways to continue that tradition!
Community service has always been a very important part of my life. I started volunteering when I was seven and have never stopped giving back to my community ever since. At Redlands, I have worked alongside my Delta sisters in support of charities sponsoring local food drives and, through the Dance Company, have performed for children's groups hoping to show them anyone can learn to dance (while inspiring them to want to do so).
While Delta's philanthropy of choice used to be the American Cancer Society, we have recently adopted the Family Service Association (FSA) of Redlands as our current philanthropy. COVID-19 restrictions aside, I will continue to see what we can do to support the vital work FSA does in providing food, clothing, shelter and hygiene items to those in need, especially now, while keeping our sisters safe as they serve.
I promise to work hard to find meaningful opportunities for sisters to participate in remotely if needed. The University's Jasper's Corner does online tutoring, for example, and we may be able to make tie blankets, without gathering as a group, for children in need. Making cards as a group, but virtually, for the elderly is another possibility to help alleviate the loneliness the pandemic has caused.
Jasmine Duchene '21
Serving the Local Community and Beyond
Members of the Greek Community are required to complete 10 hours of community service each semester they are active in their chapter. The Greek Community participates in many All Greek Service efforts including collecting tabs for the Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House Charity and works in conjunction with the Community Service and Learning Office to maintain the Sylvan Park Rose Garden each semester.
Each spring, the Greek Community comes together to support the Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House Pull Tab collection. This event happens every Spring (usually in late April-early May). Please contact the Director of Greek Life for more information 909-748-8284.
DELTA SPECIFIC PROJECTS