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Sat. 12/2/2017 & Sun. 12/3/2017:
BARNES & NOBLE HOLIDAY BOOKFAIR FUNDRAISER. 

A book is a gift you can open again and again! Support diverse authors and purchase books this holiday season. A portion of each purchase will support the Violet Torch Foundation (VTF). Join VTF for activities with Santa's Elves AND Photos with Santa Claus 12:30 PM -2:30 PM and 3:30PM - 4:30PM.  If you cannot support us for the weekend in store event, please consider purchasing items online at BN.COM/Bookfairs 12/3 through 12/8 USE BookFair ID 12257838. Thank you and happy holidays!
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4/29/18: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Westchester Alumnae Chapter (DST-WAC) Scholarship Brunch.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Westchester Alumnae Chapter, hosts its 42nd Annual Toast to Spring Scholarship Brunch on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Hilton Westchester (699 Westchester Avenue Rye, New York) from 12:00pm – 4:30pm.  Proceeds from the fundraiser will help DST-WAC continue its support for women of color who aspire to obtain a college education.  VTF is proudly serving as the fiscal sponsor for this event. 

Tickets purchased/postmarked on or before March 17, 2018 are $125 each.  After that date, tickets are $135.

You can purchase tickets and find additional information here:
http://deltabrunch.eventbrite.com

 

7/27/17: "Swing for a Cause" took place on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Hampshire Country Club in Mamaroneck, NY.  Event proceeds continue to support economic development, educational development and physical & mental health initiatives throughout Westchester County. Thanks to all golfers, tennis players and gamers who helped VTF achieve another successful event!

6/24/17: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Westchester Alumnae Chapter (DST-WAC) - Delta Derby: A Night at the Races.  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Westchester Alumnae Chapter) hosted its "Delta Derby - A Night at the Races" fundraiser at Empire Raceway, 810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704. Proceeds from the fundraiser helped DST-WAC continue its community service outreach throughout Westchester County.


4/23/17: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Westchester Alumnae Chapter (DST-WAC) Scholarship Brunch. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Westchester Alumnae Chapter), hosted its 41st Annual Toast to Spring Scholarship Brunch at the Hilton Rye Town (699 Westchester Avenue Rye, New York).  Many thanks to the 600+ guests who brunched and danced for a purpose!  Proceeds from the fundraiser will help DST-WAC continue its support for women of color who aspire to obtain a college education.


1/14/17: The Violet Torch Foundation (VTF) hosted Diner en Rouge & Blanc: An Evening of Small Plates and Red & White Wine Tastes!  This intimate dinner party with a purpose was a wonderful opportunity to toast the new year, reconnect with sister friends, indulge in food & wine catered by black owned businesses and donate to The Westchester Martin Luther King Jr. Institute for Nonviolence.


12/3-4/16:Thank you for supporting the Violet Torch Foundation on Saturday (December 3, 2016) and Sunday (December 4, 2016) at Barnes & Noble, 230 Main Street/City Center, White Plains, NY 10601. Santa and his elves rang in the holidays with photos, storytime, facepainting, and other fun activities. Complimentary gift wrapping was provided by Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (New Rochelle-White Plains Alumni Chapter) and the Westchester County (NY) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated.


10/01/16:  Thanks to the queens and kings who made the right move and attended VTF's red carpet screening of Disney's "QUEEN of KATWE" at the Loews Theatre in Port Chester, NY.  The continental breakfast sponsored by Dannon® (yummy and creamy yogurt), Starbucks® (coffee), and Stop & Shop® (apple-licious) was enjoyed by all.  The film was ideal for the young, the young at heart, chess novices, and chess champions!
 
8/25/16: "Golfing Fore A Cause" took place on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Hampshire Country Club in Mamaroneck, NY.  Event proceeds continue to support economic development, educational development and physical & mental health initiatives throughout Westchester County. Thanks to all golfers and gamers who helped VTF resurrect this event at a new venue and continue its record of success!

4/10/16: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST-WAC) Scholarship Brunch. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Westchester Alumnae Chapter), hosted its 40th Annual Toast to Spring Scholarship Brunch at the Hilton Rye Town (699 Westchester Avenue Rye, New York).  Many thanks to the 500+ guests who celebrated the milestone event!  Proceeds from the fundraiser will help DST-WAC continue its support for women of color who aspire to obtain a college education.

5/31/2015:   Are you ready for the Summer!  Everyone who attended the Prelude to Spring:  White Party Event, at Don Coqui's Restaurant and Bar, in White Plains, NY, let the world know they were ready to bring in the Summer with a party spirit.  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (WAC) and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.(BAAC) thanks all party-goers for their support.  Proceeds from the event will help both organizations bring service projects to Westchester County, NY that focus on educational and economic development. 

5/17/2015:  Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (WAC), Volleyball III was a spike-filled success!   People got off the couch and joined fellow volleyball enthusiasts at White Plains High School to get set for Summer.  Keep an eye out for Volleyball IV during Summer 2015!

4/19/15: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST-WAC) Scholarship Brunch. The 39th Annual Toast to Spring Scholarship Brunch took place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Hilton Rye Town (699 Westchester Avenue Rye, New York).  Nite 'n' Daze kept everyone moving on and off the dancefloor.  Thanks to all guests and raffle winners who packed the sold out event!  Proceeds from the fundraiser will help DST-WAC support service projects through Westchester County, NY.

11/14/14: Shop Smart, Do Good! The annual Lord & Taylor shopping benefit took place on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Eastchester/Scarsdale location. Based on the parking lot that was filled to capacity throughout the day, the long lines at virtually every register, and the 75+ tickets WDI sold in advance, the event was a great fundraising success!  Thank you for your contributions.

11/16/2013: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.- Westchester Alumnae Chapter, thanks you for helping to make "Best Man Holiday" a top grossing film during its opening weekend.  The AMC Loews Theatre in Port Chester, NY was filled with guests who eagerly anticipated the sequel to the Best Man film, which featured an all-star cast of Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Latham, and Nia Long.
 
11/14/13: Westchester Deltas, Inc. (WDI) thanks you for supporting the annual "Shop Smart, Do Good " benefit at the Lord & Taylor Eastchester/Scarsdale location.  Your continued support allows WDI to work with purpose on matters related to educational development, economic development, and health and fitness initiatives.

11/8-9/13 - On behalf of Faith and Favor Ministries, heartfelt appreciation and sincere thanks are graciously extended to everyone who attended and supported "Believe Now: The Vision".  May you and yours continue to be blessed and be a blessing to others. 

10/4/13:  Thanks to everyone who supported Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.- Westchester Alumnae Chapter at its first after work "Sip and Soul" Mixer", at 7:00pm,. at the Vintage Restaurant in White Plains, NY. You helped bring the sexy back in an old school/new school fashion!

9/7/2013: Westchester Deltas, Inc. (WDI) and the Westchester Alpha Educational Foundation, Inc. (WAEF) hosted the "10th Annual Golfing "Fore" A Cause" Invitational at Putnam National Golf Club.   Thanks to everyone who helped make this event a spectacular success!

6/22/13: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Westchester Alumnae Chapter hosted "An Evening at the Races", on Saturday, June 22, 2013, from 7PM to 11PM, at the Empire Terrace Restaurant (overlooking the racetrack) at Yonkers Raceway (810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY). All proceeds from the event will be used to support community service activities through Westchester County.

3/16/13 through 5/10/13: WDI is seeking HIGH SCHOOL and COLLEGE participants for a confidential and anonymous survey designed to collect and analyze information about women of color, who plan to attend college or are currently enrolled in college. If you are interested, please click on the "Survey" tab for more information.  The survey shall remain open to receive responses through Friday, May 10, 2013. Please have internet access available, via your cellphone or tablet, in order to complete the last question of the survey.

4/21/13: 37th Annual Toast to Spring Scholarship Brunch. The annual scholarship brunch took place on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Hilton Rye Town (699 Westchester Avenue Rye, New York) from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Music by Nite 'n' Daze.  We thank you for your continued support.      

12/6/12: The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) Comes to White Plains. The annual Harlem Fine Arts Show is a fine art exposition and sale showcasing contemporary works that reflect African Diasporic visual culture. The Harlem Fine Arts Show has become a premiere show for exhibiting modern and contemporary art and highlighting some of the most diverse and exciting contemporary popular art. The event was held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Reckson Building, 360 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefited The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Westchester Alumnae Chapter and The Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau/White Plains Youth Bureau.

11/8/12: Lord & Taylor Shopping Benefit! The Lord & Taylor Shopping Benefit took place on Thursday, November 8th at the Eastchester/Scarsdale location. Thank you for joining in the fun!

10/22/12: California Pizza Kitchen -American Diabetes Association FUNdraiser: The flavorful FUNdraising event at California Pizza Kitchen (366 Central Park Avenue Scarsdale, NY) on MONDAY OCTOBER 22nd was a success! For those of you who were able to bring the "Westchester Deltas" flyer to the restaurant and present it to the server, 20% of your bill on the day of the event was donated to our organization.  All proceeds that Westchester Deltas received on that day will be donated to the American Diabetes Association.

9/29/12: "Golfing For A Cause" took place on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Putnam National Golf Club. Event proceeds continue to support economic development, educational development and physical & mental health initiatives throughout Westchester County. The event was open to women and men of all skill levels.

8/18/12: MOVIE SCREENING: Sparkle. Join us on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the AMC Loews Port Chester 14 for the much anticipated film "Sparkle" which has been dedicated to the late Whitney Houston. The theater is located at "The Waterfront at Port Chester." Doors open at 8:30 AM. Continental breakfast will be served at 9:15 AM. Screening begins at 9:30 AM. Tickets: $15.00 (includes breakfast). For more information, click on the EVENTS tab. To register for this event, click on the DONATE tab.

7/21/12:  DELTA DERBY: An Evening at the Races. The event took place at Empire Terrace Restaurant (overlooking the race track) @ Yonkers Raceway (810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY). Tickets: $65.00 (includes a full dinner buffet). Suggested attire: Kentucky Derby Sleek & Chic.

6/8/12: Wine Tasting at Ruth Chris. The wine tasting took place on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Ruth Chris Steakhouse in Tarrytown from 7pm - 10pm. Tickets: $35.00.

5/17/12:  APPLEBEE'S DINING TO DONATE. Dine at the Greenburgh Applebee's on Thursday, May 17th and 10% of your bill will be donated to Westchester Deltas, Inc. All proceeds received by Westchester Deltas, Inc. from this fundraiser will support pancreatic cancer research.

4/22/12:  36th Annual "Toast To Spring" Scholarship Brunch will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the Hilton Rye Town from 12:00 noon to 4:30 PM. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Westchester Alumnae Chapter appreciates your generous support of this annual fundraiser. Your contribution to this fundraiser assists the chapter in continuing to reward young women who demonstrate academic excellence and community service throughout Westchester County. This fundraiser is fiscally sponsored by Westchester Deltas, Inc.

4/21/12 - Movie Screening: Think Like A Man will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the AMC Loews Port Chester 14 located at 40 Westchester Avenue (3rd Floor Parking). We encourage all guests to purchase tickets in advance. Doors will open at 8:30 AM and a continental breakfast will be served until 9:15 AM. The screening will begin promptly at 9:30 AM. Tickets are $15.00 (price includes breakfast). This fundraiser is fiscally sponsored by Westchester Deltas Inc.

1/12/12 - The 2012 Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS). The annual Harlem Fine Arts Show is a fine art exposition and sale showcasing contemporary works that reflect African Diasporic visual culture. The Harlem Fine Arts Show has become a premiere show for exhibiting modern and contemporary art and highlighting some of the most diverse and exciting contemporary popular art. The event was held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Reckson Building, 360 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefited The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Westchester Alumnae Chapter and The Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau/White Plains Youth Bureau.

11/10/11 - Lord & Taylor Shopping Benefit! The Lord & Taylor Shopping Benefit will take place on Thursday, November 10th at the Eastchester/Scarsdale location. Each fundraising ticket is valued at $5.00. Each participating non-profit group keeps 100% of all ticket sales. Friends and Supporters of Westchester Deltas, Inc. can go to www.lordandtaylor.com/dogoodeastchester and select Westchester Deltas Inc. in the drop down box. When you receive your ticket, you will receive 20% bonus coupons and 15% savings passes to be used all day long on fundraising day! Drop your ticket stub(s) at the Eastchester/Scarsdale location on November 10th, and you will automatically enter our non-profit group for a chance to win the Attendance Sweepstakes. Join in the fun!

10/1/11 - Exciting Volunteer Opportunity - Build a playground with us! Join us as we team up to build a playground for the children at the Mount Vernon Day Care Center, Inc., 151 South Second Avenue, Mt. Vernon NY 10550. The Mount Vernon Day Care Center, a 119-year old institution serving the children of Mount Vernon, NY, received a generous grant from KaBoom! (playground advocates) and the Kraft Food Foundation to install a new playground. The original playground, installed in 1972, was in dire need of an upgrade. This project is based on the community coming together and investing in the health and wellbeing of children. We need your help!

9/10/11 - Golfing For A Cause Outing @ Putnam National Golf Club. Golfer's registration includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner and unlimited non-alcoholic on course beverages. Pre-registration ends on Friday, August 26th. On site registration opens at 12:00 PM. (You are strongly encouraged to pre-register to avoid additional on site fees.) Shotgun start at 1:00 PM. For non-golfers or new golfers there will be a 2 hr clinic with a Pro that begins at 5:00 PM. The banquet for all registered guests begins at 7:00 PM. Golf attire is required. No steel spikes are allowed on the course.

8/13/2011 - MOVIE SCREENING: "The Help." We cordially invite you to attend a premier showing of The Help. The movie screening will take place on Saturday, August 13th at Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill 29 Fitzgerald Street Yonkers, NY 10710 (Exit 6A off I-87). Doors open at 8:30 am. Continental breakfast will be served from 8:45 am to 9:15 am. The film screening will begin at 9:30 am. Tickets are $15.00 (price includes the continental breakfast). Each ticket holder will receive a complimentary $2.25 coupon to be used at the concession stand and the coupon will offset the cost of parking.

7/16/2011 - "Delta Derby - An Evening at the Races" will take place at Empire Terrace Restaurant - Yonkers Raceway from 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM. The evening will be named in our honor at the racetrack. Buffet dinner will be served. Tickets are $60.00. We would love for you to come out in your best Kentucky Derby style attire. We will also have raffle opportunities as well as door prizes.

4/10/2011 - The 35th Annual "Toast to Spring" Scholarship Brunch @ Hilton Rye Town. Proceeds from ticket sales and indivdual donations benefit Westchester high school seniors pursuing a college education. Over $13,000 dollars in scholarships awarded annually.

1/31/2011 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. provides a grant to G.O.O.D. for Girls. The mission of G.O.O.D for Girls is to help girls reach their fullest potential and support them in their endeavors and experiences. Westchester Deltas Inc. provided a grant to this organization in support of Kiana Lee. Kiana Lee was nominated to represent Irvington at the National Young Leaders State Conference (NYLSC) in New York. Kiana accepted her nomination and joined a select group of outstanding students in Albany, New York. This grant was used to cover Kiana's tuition for this educational leadership conference.

12/18/2010 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. launches a 3 month pledge drive benefiting the "Solar Cooker Project" and the drive raises $12,960.00! The Solar Cooker Project is a program developed by the Jewish World Watch (JWW) organization. The project is committed to protecting women and girls who have fled the genocide in Darfur, Sudan from rape and other egregious forms of violence. We asked corporations, community service organizations, and the general public to provide a monetary donation towards this worthwhile project. Donations were collected from December 18, 2010 through February 28, 2011.

11/6/2010 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. hosts a private movie screening of For Colored Girls @ Cross County Multiplex Cinema. We continue to support films during the first week of release. Over 400 guests attended this event. Proceeds benefit local public service projects.

10/20 -21/2010 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. participates in the Bloomingdale's Annual Shopping Benefit @ Bloomingdales White Plains. Nearly 40 charities from Westchester County benefit from funds raised through ticket sales. More than $65,000 is expected to be distributed among participating charities, supporting their community based programs.

9/11/2010 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. hosts the 6th Annual Golfing For A Cause Outing with Black Jewels Ladies Golf Association @ Putnam National Golf Club. Proceeds benefit annual scholarships to high school students in Westchester County.

3/1/2010 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. launches a new website
We invite you to take a look around the website and tell your friends to come see us too by using our new Spread the Word website tool.

1/14/2010 - Westchester Deltas, Inc. elects a new Board of Directors