Kindly Hearts Initiative
The Kindly Hearts Initiative serves as the umbrella to our philanthropic focus on supporting children and teens experiencing foster care or homelessness.
Alpha Xi Delta chapters and associations have the opportunity to support key impact organizations making a national or regional difference under the umbrella of our focus as well as the option to collaborate with local impact organizations that support children and teens experiencing foster care or homelessness.
Who Does the Kindly Hearts Initiative Support?
- Key Impact Organizations
Key impact organizations making a national or regional difference under the umbrella of our focus benefit from the fundraising efforts of our National Impact Campaign, Letters of Love. Alpha Xi Delta has identified FosterClub and StandUp for Kids as our key impact organizations.
- Local Impact Organizations
Chapters and associations collaborate with local impact organizations that support children experiencing foster care or homelessness.
How Does the Kindly Hearts Initiative Work?
- National Impact Campaign
Alpha Xi Delta members participate in Letters of Love, a national letter-writing campaign that benefits key impact organizations making a national difference in supporting children and teens experiencing foster care or homelessness. Chapters, alumnae associations and individual members fundraise for both key impact organizations, FosterClub or StandUp for Kids. Through the Letters of Love campaign, Alpha Xi Delta Sisters share their personal stories of why they choose to support the Kindly Hearts Initiative.
- Signature Chapter Fundraising Events
The AmaXIng Challenge is Alpha Xi Delta’s signature fundraising event benefitting The Kindly Hearts Initiative. Each chapter hosts an annual AmaXIng Challenge fundraising event.
- Localized Service
Chapters and associations are encouraged to find an organization(s) in their community to collaborate with for service opportunities. Service could be individually based or chapter/association wide projects.
Resources for Members
If you would like to share about the Kindly Hearts Initiative on your social channels, we have templates set up in Canva that have multiple options, with some customizable designs, that you can download. You will need a Canva account to edit these designs, and an account can be set up for free at Canva.com.