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Cards for CHAM

Rebekah Westerlind APO’s philanthropy cause is Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). During this event in Stimson Hall, APO volunteers design and write encouraging cards to be sent to the children at CHAM. This event started as a pledge project in Spring 2019 and has been carried on as a weekly event since then. The cards […]

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Letters of Encouragement

Sophie Rockland Letters of Encouragement centered around writing encouraging letters to deliver to the Women’s Resource Center on campus, empowering and strengthening the female community here at Cornell. Specifically, these letters were delivered to both faculty and students, which the WRC delivered across campus after receiving them. This service activity is extremely important, given that […]

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Prisoner’s Express: Journal Project

Rebekah Westerlind This service opportunity is outstanding. Prisoner Express has organized a journal project giving inmates a chance to reflect both on their prison experience and life in general. The inmates write down their thoughts and then send these letters to Anabel Taylor through the Prisoner Express program. When APO volunteers show up, we have […]

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Pledge Project: Letters & Posters for Campus Diversity

Niko Nguyen A few weeks after Julia Feliz’s Medium post went viral — a post that described Cornell’s discrimination against the student — the Minority ILR Student Organization and an APO PPG collaborated to host an event that promoted on-campus diversity. Specifically, the service event entailed writing letters and designing posters in support of Feliz. […]

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BIG RED THON

Natalie Brown This past weekend was the 5th annual Big Red Thon event, Cornell’s annual dance marathon! The event truly could not have been possible without the support of the brotherhood–as volunteers, dancers, and fundraisers. Volunteers helped with the setup and cleanup of Barton, and got to take part in all the fun in-between, dancing […]

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Hope Week Tabling for Big Red Thon

Natalie Brown Big Red Thon is Cornell’s version of the nationwide Dance Marathon movement, benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Our specific hospital partner is Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, and 100% of the funds from the year-long campaign and dance marathon event go towards these pediatric patients. Throughout our ongoing partnership with Upstate Golisano, […]

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Cartas de Corazón

Cara Smith Cartas de Corazón is on-campus event where we make bilingual cards for to help welcome immigrants into the United States! We write messages both in Spanish and English, decorate them, and send them down to Texas, where RAICES then distributes them to immigrants who have been recently released from ICE detention. It’s a […]

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Chill With Your Boo! Set-Up

Niko Nguyen The Saturday after Halloween, APO hosted a Halloween Date Night called Chill With Your Boo! It was an event with tons of food and fun activities, and it was a great way to celebrate Halloween with fellow APO brothers. Lots of APO brothers (and non-brothers) dressed up in super creative costumes — my […]

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Music for the Elderly

Marissa Gailitis During today’s trip to the Cayuga Ridge nursing home, our original group of 8 people dwindled down to just 2, due to sickness and prelims. My friend Anna, the treasurer of the club, and myself were the last two standing. But alas, the show must go on! Despite our love for both music […]

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Letters Against Depression

Dua Raza Letters Against Depression is a service organization our fraternity works with to ensure that people struggling with various mental illnesses and issues don’t feel alone in their battle. As brothers, we unite to write letters to people we resonate with, encouraging them to stay strong and stay true to themselves. We all have […]

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