Gamma Pi helped make the holidays special for seniors, youth and families in the DMV during the 2014 Thanksgiving and Christmas season, pulling double duty for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.
|Brothers loading Thanksgiving turkeys for giveaway|
The Super Chapter started the holidays by joining forces with the Brothers of Lambda Gamma Gamma chapter in the Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Baskets Giveaway for seniors at the Windsor Crossing complex in
held during the evening of November 25, 2014. Brothers delivered a total of 100
Every year, seniors look forward to the men of Omega Psi Phi starting off their holiday period in the right spirit.
for the giveaway were
loaded onto the truck earlier in the day at the Share Food Warehouse in
Hyattsville. The dinners were purchased by Friendship Charities (www.friendshipcharitiesinc.org) and Lambda
Gamma Gamma. Turkeys
Shortly after the Windsor Crossing project, Gamma Pi collaborated with the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta and Sista 4 Sista to deliver turkeys to families in the Kentland community, where Gamma Pi operates its successful Que Kidz Dayz initiative.
|Turkeys ready for delivery|
As the holiday moved from Thanksgiving to Christmas, the Brothers of Gamma Pi held the annual Christmas Party for the families of the
|Santa (Bro. Tony Lee) and Bro. Bleu Colquitt start holiday|
For the first time, the Brothers (led by the Que Kidz Dayz team) joined Sisters 4 Sisters and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to hand out Christmas gifts at the Kentland Community Center on December 6, which was a Saturday.
“All in all, it was a very productive and exciting holiday period for Gamma Pi chapter, made better by the fact that we helped make the holiday special and memorable for others in the community,” said Basileus Brian K. Long. “ This is what the Uplift part of our creed is about.”
More photos below. Thanks to Brothers Ken Jones, Don Cook and Bleu Colquitt for the information and photos.
|The whole crew relishes a good job!|
|Kids waiting in line for Santa at he Suitland party|
|Basileus Brian K.Long posing with Santa|
|Bro. Mel White (left) leads crew in Thanksgiving giveaway|
|Community members enjoying Suitland Christmas party|