GREETINGS, Iota Family and supporters,
On Saturday, September 23, 2017, Iota Teams and IOTA Family members will once again walk/run on behalf of children fighting cancer and their families. I want to extend my deepest gratitude and say THANK YOU and God Bless ALL those who supported our Fraternity and participated in Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.'s National Fundraising drives for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital over the past 4 years of the Clark/Gilbert administration.
Our Iota Phi Theta/St. Jude partnership allows our Fraternity to show its societal relevance by serving a population of the most deserved, 'at risk' youth in our country. With over 40% of the children and families receiving the FREE treatments for the most dangerous cancers being African American, St. Jude is truly a charity worthy of our support. In the course of one day, the IOTA Family presents a unified, coordinated group that impacts children worldwide. It is an opportunity for the world to see that the Brothers of Iota and the Sweethearts of ISI, Inc. are a true 'family' that works together to improve the conditions of our people, especially our children.
Therefore, I hope that we ALL continue our tireless efforts to support St. Jude. For those of you who have visited St. Jude, you know firsthand the importance of this endeavor; for those who have never visited St. Jude, I hope you have an opportunity to do so, in the near future, to see how your efforts make a TRUE difference in the lives of the children and families St. Jude serves.
Again, THANK YOU, GOD BLESS YOU and GOOD LUCK in your St. Jude fundraising endeavors this year!
Robert Clark, Grand Polaris
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
"One Focus, One Direction, One Fraternity!"
St. Jude in African American History:
To view the agreement between St. Jude and Iota Phi Theta as a National Silver Team, click here.
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