In addition to program targets, MXO will engage in simultaneous activities that will benefit the community and continue our commitment to lifelong service.
MLK Day of Service (Third Monday in January)
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by engaging in a day of service in our communities and around the world to promote peace and community through love in keeping with Dr. King’s life and teachings.
Pink Goes Red Day for Heart Health (First Friday in February)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is proud to join the American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease in order to improve the health of all women. On this special day, Alpha Kappa Alpha women will take off our pink and wear red for the day to raise awareness of this deadly disease and promote life changes that will increase the longevity and quality of the lives of women around the globe.
Global Impact Observance (Second Friday in April)
In recognition of our connectedness across continents and geographic borders, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will work with our corporate partners and others to connect with and support our sisters and brothers at home and abroad by donating our time, talents, gifts and resources to those in need.
International Day of Prayer Observance (Fourth Sunday in August)
In light of all that is occurring in the United States and around the world, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will observe an International Day of Prayer where members of the sorority will worship together as a sign of solidarity and make intercessions for peace in this world and covering for our sisterhood and the work we perform in service to all mankind.
National HBCU Week (Third week in September)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is committed to the preservation and continued financial support of one of this nation’s most valuable resources -- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To this end, the sorority will pay particular attention to these unique institutions during this special week which has been designated to honor and recognize HBCUs by making individual financial contributions and highlighting important contributions of HBCU alumni.
Breast Cancer Awareness Day (First Monday in October)
Recognizing the breast cancer results in death for black women at nearly double the rate of white women, Alpha Kappa Alpha members will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Day during nationally-recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Day aims to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research into its causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
Care Giver Day Observance (Third Friday in November)
National Caregivers Day is observed annually to provide support to those who care for loved ones by providing quality, compassionate care on a daily basis. During this special observance, members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will recognize caregivers and provide much-needed support and respite for them to honor the important work they do for others.