Kappa Sigma Zeta has been dedicated to our national partnership with the March of Dimes. Every year we participate in the walk along with other Divine Nine organizations and raise money for research to support this worthy and important cause.
The Springfield Central Illinois African American Museum is definitely a gem within Central Illinois. Members of Kappa Sigma Zeta have been at the forefront of its success. Ranging from sorors servicing on their board to participating in many of the programs. Kappa Sigma Zeta has been dedicated to our roots within the Springfield community.
Giving back to our local community is important to our chapter. The Ronald McDonald House has welcomed our chapter year after year. We enjoy providing a meal for the families that are staying there over the last 15 years with our sorors and youth!
The Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery is a new volunteer venture for the ladies of Kappa Sigma Zeta! We have enjoyed assisting children pick out Christmas gifts for their family and friends. This is a major fundraiser for the organization and helps in keeping their doors open to service Springfield families!
The Finer Womanhood celebration is a Sorority hallmark which began in 1923. Unique to Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Finer Womanhood celebrations around the globe emphasize the standards, morals, customs, and attributes of fine young ladies, community and Sorority members. Local programming is organized throughout the Finer Womanhood celebration to encourage rededication to sorority ideals, increase community consciousness, and empower its citizens. Finer Womanhood month is celebrated the last week of February through the entire month of March.
For the past four years, Kappa Sigma Zeta has been committed to Springfield School District 186, through our Adopt-A-School program. We have provided hats and gloves for Washington Middle School and provide breakfast for teachers during parent-teacher conferences at Black Hawk Elementary School. Kappa Sigma Zeta continues to support our own sorors that work for the school district.