Beta Xi Gives Back!
Read how our chapter members are giving back to the community! Keep up the great work!!!
Debbie Hassler (President): “I serve in Kenya by assisting Sr. Freda Robinson at her Medical Centre providing healthcare to those from the nearby slums in Kitale.”
Rachel Bloom: “I volunteer through Girls on the Run at both their practices and their 5K races. This organization is all about building strong girls and teaching young girls how to set a goal and reach it!”
Katie Butler: “I work as a volunteer emergency medical technician on UD’s student-run ambulance that serves the college and town of Newark!”
Chelsea Carson: “I have fundraised for and participated in UD’s largest campus-wide philanthropy event, UDance, every year since my freshman year. This past year we raised over $1.89 million dollars for pediatric cancer patients!”
Carrie Davison: “This summer, I volunteered at the Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit at Johns Hopkins assisting in nursing care and helping patients recover from surgery!
Gina Garritano: “I volunteered with other nursing students in Jamaica during spring break 2017. We completed health assessments on children with disabilities and also provided education to pregnant teen mothers.”
Jennifer Saylor: Director of Diabetes and You: Kamp for Kids - provides education, camaraderie, and support to children (ages 4-16) with Type 1 diabetes mellitus. Kamp for Kids provides an opportunity to normalize diabetes and learn healthy living within an environment staffed with Registered Nurses and knowledgeable camp counselors.
Mary Leech: "I volunteered in remote hospital along Sacred Valley in Peru (Hospital De Calcas) and delivered handsome baby boy pictured."
Madalyn Petit: “I was a mentor through Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, an incredible organization that gives scholarships to women who need financial help and meet certain criteria. My mentee, Bonita Penn, graduated with a BSN and a Psych degree then obtained her masters and is now a CNP!”
Sydney Steele: “I participated in UD’s alternative break program where we traveled to West Virginia to repair homes as a part of the Appalachia Service Project!”
Shannon Lyons: “I helped raise a Seeing Eye Dog, who is now guiding a college professor in Maryland.”