Philanthropy and Service at Alpha Tau Omega

Brothers enjoying some food and drinks at the first annual ATO Spikeball tournament on April 8, 2017.

Brothers enjoying some food and drinks at the first annual ATO Spikeball tournament on April 8, 2017.

 
 

Philanthropy is an important activity central to our brotherhood.  Each semester Alpha Tau Omega hosts a large event in order to raise money for specific organizations. This semester, we will be raising money for the Against Malaria Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Through philanthropy, our entire brotherhood comes together multiple times to support different causes that do amazing work throughout the United States. Our three large scale events are Build a Better Holiday, the Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk, and our newest one: a Spikeball tournament. During the 2015-2016 school year, these three events collectively raised around $12500.

Through service, we contribute greatly to not only the campus, but also the greater Williamsburg community. Our Service Chair, Alex Love, as well as everyone in our brotherhood, pushes each other to participate in acts of service.  Whether that is attending the philanthropy events of other Greek organizations on our campus, or by going to a local sports complex to work with kids who have mental disabilities, we push one another to do acts of service.  By doing this, we push ourselves to better our campus community, as well as improve the town that we call home as best we can.