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Philanthropy/Service Events

Join us for a virtual coffeehouse to experience a night full of talent and melodious tunes to kick off the holiday season. Vote on your favorite performance by donating $1! All proceeds from the event will go towards Project HOPE to raise money for the global fight against COVID -19.

Co-hosts and Co-sponsors:  NCPA, CPNP, SNPhA, Rho Chi, PDC, PPAG, RU BSA, MannMukti, Thaakat, and CUS

Performers:  RU Dhol Effect, Chris Valdes, HARU, RU Chinese Dance Troupe, Aly Ureta, Sreyashi Goshi, Meg Vatson, First Light, Pooja Shah, Ravi Parekh, Scott Yi, Vicki Gu, Rashmi Singh, Brendan Tan-Fahed, Smruti Rajpara & Nandita Padmanabhan, and Leianni Wong


​Lambda Kappa Sigma would like to invite and welcome you to our 4th annual “Festival of Cultures” event! Festival of Cultures is a charity event that showcases cultural performances by your very own peers, including the amazing Rutgers Shockwave, TKD, HARU and the Belly Dance Troupe! There will also be free food and drinks provided! All the donations received through this event will go to our international philanthropy, Project HOPE. 

Project HOPE works around the world wherever the need is greatest, working side-by-side with health care workers and their communities, addressing the greatest public health challenges to enable people to live their best lives. To learn more about Project HOPE, please refer to their official website:

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Each semester, sisters band together to participate in Rutgers' Scarlet Day of Service (SDOS) to give back to the surrounding community. In the most recent in-person SDOS, a group of sisters traveled to the Middlesex Conservation Corps to remove invasive species from the area.

Organizations We Support!

As an organization on campus, Lambda Kappa Sigma takes great pride in the Rutgers community as well as communities beyond our defined scope. We believe in initiatives that bring people together for the benefit of others and do our best to support organizations whose missions encompass that.


Project HOPE


Project HOPE is our national philanthropy. HOPE’s Mission is to achieve sustainable advances in health care around the world by implementing health education programs and providing humanitarian assistance in areas of need. In the past, we have done Meal Swipes for Charity to support Project HOPE as well as hosted a charity showcase, Festival of Cultures, to fundraise. 


Embrace Kids Foundation: Dance Marathon


Rutgers University Dance Marathon (RUDM) is the largest, student-run philanthropic event in New Jersey. RUDM’s mission is to provide emotional and financial support for children who are a part of Embrace Kids Foundation. RUDM participants dance to help raise funds and awareness that goes towards Embrace Kids Foundation’s mission to support the non-medical needs of children with cancer, sickle cell, and other serious disorders.

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Rutgers Big Chill: Charity 5K


The Big Chill is a unique charitable event. Participants are asked to bring a new toy, valued at $15 & up or an equivalent cash donation for a child between the ages of 3 and 14. Toys were wrapped by 250 volunteers the following Monday and sent to the administrative offices of the New Brunswick Housing Authority, the Franklin Housing Authority, Robert Wood Johnson, The Salvation Army of Bound Brook, The American Red Cross of Central New Jersey and ten other organizations.

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