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The Sophie Fund: Thank You

“Service” is a word bursting with meaning for the APO Gamma Service Team, as we have learned first-hand here at The Sophie Fund. A little more than a year ago, we decided to organize a cupcake baking contest in the Ithaca Commons. Our idea was to raise some money for mental health initiatives, bring some […]

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The Sophie Fund: A Spotlight on Mental Health

[Service Team Note: In one week, from tabling at Ho Plaza and GreenStar in Collegetown, APO Gamma raised $518.50 in support of the Sophie Fund. All of the money will be donated in APO Gamma’s name to the Ithaca Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service, an organization that The Sophie Fund has continuously provided support for […]

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Gamma Meets Theta Kappa: Binghamton Zoo Retreat

It was a warm sunny day as only three brothers trekked from Cornell to Binghamton last Spring. So many people had signed up to go on one of the first ever service retreats, but unfortunately, only three made the journey. Cordelia, Shea and I had so much fun at the zoo despite how few of […]

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BWSS: A Place at the Table

I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I signed up to watch A Place at the Table: yes, I was interested in the problem of hunger in the United States, but what could I do about it?  This documentary opened my eyes to the extent of food insecurity in our backyard and the ways […]

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Anabel’s Grocery: It’s Kind of a Big ‘Dill’

If you “carrot” all about campus food insecurity then come volunteer at Anabel’s Grocery! This is a student run grocery store aimed at addressing campus food insecurity by offering affordable, accessible, groceries here on Cornell’s campus. Walking into the store you are welcomed by the vibrant colors of fresh produce and a warm smile of […]

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Nate’s Run 2017

[Service Team Note: We at APO Gamma are incredibly thankful to the continued efforts of both the Rand family and of our brothers and pledges to keep showing enthusiasm and love year after year in support of an amazing cause. At last estimate, we have currently raised over $2,500 towards the Nathaniel L. Rand Fund […]

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Remembering Nathaniel Rand

[Service Team Note: The photo above is the same photo that is featured in the children’s playroom that the Nate Rand Fund supports!] My family and I are so beyond touched and inspired by the work that you all do and your devotion to local, national, and global community service, including your dedication, year after […]

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Looking Back: Nate’s Run for Smiles 2016!

This week, APO Gamma is counting down to Nate’s Run for Smiles! Nate’s Run for Smiles is Alpha Phi Omega’s 6th annual run was in memory of a Cornell Student, Nathaniel Rand, who tragically died in a swimming accident in the gorges in 2011. Nate was admired among his peers for his positive attitude and […]

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Looking Back: #makesmesmile 2016

This photo campaign is promoting Nate’s Run, which will be held on September 23rd at 11am in the F.R. Newman Arboretum of the Plantations. Nate’s Run For Smiles, a 5K race organized by Alpha Phi Omega, was created in memory of Cornell student and APO brother Nathaniel Rand, who tragically died in a swimming accident […]

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Looking Back: #makesmesmile 2015

This photo campaign is promoting Nate’s Run, which will be held on September 23rd at 11am in the F.R. Newman Arboretum of the Plantations. Nate’s Run For Smiles, a 5K race organized by Alpha Phi Omega, was created in memory of Cornell student and APO brother Nathaniel Rand, who tragically died in a swimming accident […]

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