Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority donates book bags and supplies to DCSD students

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority donates book bags and supplies to DCSD students
Posted on 02/21/2017
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Epsilon Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA) recently gave a generous donation of book bags and supplies that will be distributed to students in the Darlington County School District.

The group presented the donation to Superintendent Dr. Eddie Ingram, Associate Superintendent Dr. Bill Boyd and lead social worker Sue Cataen-Ingram. The group included school supplies, hats, mittens and kid-friendly nonperishable food items with the book bags.

Superintendent Dr. Eddie Ingram thanked the members of AKA for supporting the education of Darlington County students.

“We are always appreciative of the continued support from our community organizations and citizens,” Ingram said.

Carla Jefferson, an instructional technology coordinator for the district and an AKA member, helped organize the effort.

“Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is committed to promoting the learning process by providing substantial support to students through AKA One Million Backpacks,” Jefferson said. “Through this initiative, Epsilon Chi Omega pledges to provide a minimum of 200 backpacks filled with supplies to the communities of Florence and Darlington in the next two years.”