Pi Phi is putting back the “fun” in fundraising by bringing the chapter and our Cornell community together to raise awareness and funds for causes nearest and dearest to our hearts. This fall semester was all about Pie, Football, Puppies, and Lollipops on the Cornell campus and we made our presence known.
Pi Phi had record participation for our chapter at all of our events and more than doubled our funds from the previous year! This semester, Pi Phi hosted three events to fundraise and promote awareness for Read > Lead > Achieve. Our first event on Ho Plaza was “Pie a Pi Phi,” where students pay a few dollars to throw a whipped cream pie into the face of one of our sisters!
A little over a month later, we had our second event called Arrowbowl, a flag football tournament in Bartel’s hall. Our final event was Lollipops for Literacy on Halloween. We handed out over 100 free, ghost-themed lollipops with a literacy fact attached to the stem. The event raised awareness for the illiteracy crisis in the U.S to the Cornell community. Awareness leads to action, and we did it one lollipop at a time. All of our proceeds from these events were donated to Read > Lead > Achieve.