Whether helping our national philanthropy (Make-A-Wish Foundation), the University community, or the local community, Chi Omegas make a difference. Each year, The University of Texas Chi Omegas commit to both fundraising and volunteering to help make a difference in the lives of others. Through this, sisters can understand the importance of service to others as a founding principle of our Sisterhood. Our current Community Service Director for 2017 is Maggie Fulcher. Her responsibilities include planning philanthropy events for the chapter and promoting opportunities to give back to the community.
Nationally, Chi Omega focuses a majority of their philanthropic efforts towards the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Make-A-Wish Foundation was established to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish is the largest wish-granting organization in the world, with the most common wish being a trip to Disney World.
In addition to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Chi Omegas at The University of Texas participate in other University events such as Dance Marathon, Cowboys & Spurs Harvest Moon, Cowboy’s Spring BBQ benefiting ARC and Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Cooking for Kids. Locally, Texas Chi Omegas support Tie Dye For Tomorrow, Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, Highland Park Elementary HOOT and Sorority Girl For A Day through Hill Country Middle School.
Brunch With Chi Omega 2018
This year, Chi-O kicked off round up with its first ever Brunch With Chi Omega philanthropy event! The event took place in the front yard of the Chi Omega house and featured face painters, Honey Ham tacos, cookies, donuts and more! Not only was the event a ton of fun but all the proceeds were in support of Make-a-Wish!
Kickin' With ChiO 2016
During round up, Chi-O hosts a philanthropy event (Kickin' with Chi-O) in support of Make-a-Wish. Held in the backyard of the Chi-O house, the event not only features face painting and tons of food, but Bevo himself! The event was so successful we are planning on hosting it again this coming March and are currently looking into other philanthropic events such as "Queso with Chi-O" or "Chi O Lou Owl."