Tag Archives: Philanthropy

Castle Contest collects food for the hungry

April 2, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Alpha Gamma Delta members surveyed a structure consisting of more than 400 canned food items arranged to resemble the circus backdrop of “The Greatest Showman.”

“Some members felt called to bring extra items,” said Jenna Odem, a broadcast journalism major from Fairhope, Ala., and a member of the sorority.

That organization was just one of…

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Walk Hard making a difference for wounded veterans

March 13, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Spc. Lance Gieselmann knows about sacrifice.

In 2003, Gieselmann’s tank drove over an improvised explosive device, creating an explosion that left the two other passengers dead and Gieselmann with life-changing injuries.

For the last six years, the Purple Heart recipient has enjoyed meeting and bonding with other veterans who share similar stories, thanks to Jeep…

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ATO brothers depart TROY for Walk Hard journey

March 9, 2018
By Greg Phillips

A group of 33 Alpha Tau Omega members departed Troy University early Friday morning for Walk Hard, a six-day walk to Panama City Beach, Florida, to raise money for wounded veterans.

The annual fundraiser raises money for Jeep Sullivan’s Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures, a nonprofit offering wounded veterans and their families opportunities to enjoy the…

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