Pi Beta Phi
At Emory University
A Letter from our Vice President of Philanthropy

Pi Beta Phi’s national philanthropy, Read>Lead>Achieve, aims to foster a lifelong commitment and love of reading. We believe literacy and education will always be a powerful step toward a life of enduring impact.  In Georgia, 65% of third graders lack the necessary reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. As Vice President of Philanthropy, it is my job to inspire our chapter members to participate in philanthropic events and fundraising efforts to help lower the illiteracy rate, because just one illiterate child is one too many.

The Georgia Beta chapter of Pi Beta Phi participates in Read>Lead>Achieve in many ways. We send volunteers four times a week to La Amistad as part of our Champions are Readers program. La Amistad is an afterschool organization dedicated to improving the education of Latino students through academic and life enrichment programs. We also have so much fun partnering with La Amistad for Fraternity Day of Service. Fraternity Day of Service falls on Dr. Seuss’s birthday, so each year, we throw a party for the students at La Amistad to celebrate their achievements. Furthermore, we host Arrow Games, a field day with fun activities, like flag football and a relay race. Last year, we raised over $1500 for Read>Lead>Achieve through Arrow Games.

Being Vice President of Philanthropy has been so rewarding because every day, I witness the passion our chapter has for our philanthropy and other community service organizations on Emory University’s campus. I am so excited to see how the Georgia Beta chapter will impact our community as we continue to grow on campus.

Pi Phi Love + Mine,
Eunice Lee
VP of Philanthropy