Omega Psi Phi celebrates 80 years in Mobile with community service

By | September 7, 2019


THE OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY IS CELEBRATING 80 YEARS HERE IN MOBILE. THEY CELEBRATED TODAY WITH COMMUNITY SERVICE — TEAMING UP WITH THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TO FEED THE HUNGRY AT THE SALVATION ARMY. TAKE A LOOK. OMEGA PSI PHI MEMBERS ARE COMMITTED TO GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY THEY LIVE IN — AND TODAY THEY DID JUST THAT GRILLING OUT FOR THOSE AT THE SALVATION ARMY ON DAUPHIN STREET. Charly Jones – Omega Psi Phi Committee Chairman “They have clients here who are trying to do better in life. So we like to partner with them and help them achieve that goal as well.” IN ADDITION TO FEEDING THE CLIENTS, THEY PROVIDED CLOTHING AS WELL. SHAUN RITZ RECENTLY CAME TO MOBILE FROM LOUSIANA WITH NOTHING. HE TELLS US THE GENEROSITY SHOWN TODAY WAS OVERWHELMING. Shaun Ritz – Salvation Army Client “I’ve been blessed today with shoes on my feet, clothes on my back, a place to stay. It’s just all around a good ordeal.” BUT IT WASN’T JUST OMEGA PSI PHI PUTTING ON TODAY’S BARBECUE. THEY TEAMED UP WITH THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TO HOST TODAY’S EVENT. Germaine West – Director of Teen Services , Boys & Girls Club “We hope to teach the kids the importance of giving back, being a positive impact for their community and their peers around them.” Tiffany Pogue – Boys & Girls Club Member “Many people don’t have the help or the services that they need, but we got to be able to be on the foreground of helping those who need help.” THE RAIN DIDN’T STOP THESE TEENS AND ADULTS FROM COMING TOGETHER TO HELP THOSE IN OUR COMMUNITY WHO NEED IT MOST…A DAY OF FELLOWSHIP AND COMMUNITY SERVICE THAT EVERYONE SEEMED TO ENJOY. THIS IS THE THIRD YEAR THE OMEGA PSI PHI CHAPTER IN MOBILE TEAMED UP WITH THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TO HOST THIS FEED THE HUNGRY

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