Delta Delta Delta officially adopted St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as its national philanthropic partner in November 1999, providing members the opportunity to unite in support of a children's cancer charity. Since that time, Tri Delta chapters across the country have raised money and awareness for the hospital in a variety of ways.
In 2005, a year earlier than expected, Tri Delta raised $1 million that endowed the hospital's Teen Room. In 2006, Tri Delta took on a second commitment to raise $10 million in 10 years to name the Patient Care Floor in the Chili's Care Center. In just four years - by May 2010 - Tri Delta met the $10 million fundraising goal.
In July 2010, Tri Delta announced its third naming commitment, an aggressive challenge to raise $15 million in 5 years to name the Specialty Clinic located in the Patient Care Center at St. Jude. In just 3.5 years, Tri Delta met their $15 million fundraising goal. Tri Delta members have raised over $27 million for the children of St. Jude. This success is only made possible by the deep commitment of the Tri Delta collegiate and alumnae members from around the country.
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