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Gamma Phi Beta, a social sorority at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, raised money for their local and international philanthropies last year with the help of its new officers.
The philanthropies of the sorority are Campfire USA and Moxie Angels from the Campus House; a group home for girls located in Kearney. The funds are equally split and distributed to both Campfire USA and the Moxie Angels. To raise funds and awareness, the Gamma Phi Beta women held a pancake feed and a Christmas party last semester for the Moxie Angels.
“Every year we have a Christmas Party for the Moxie girls,” said Alexis Luther of Lexington, president of Gamma Phi Beta. “We decorated cookies, made stockings and put up our Christmas tree along with decorating the house for Christmas.”
The Moxie Angels is a yearlong program that promotes social and intellectual development of girls, ages 10-17, throughout the school year. The program enables girls to have a support group of peers and mentors. Times are scheduled for homework assistance, mentoring, skill development and recreational activities including holiday parties.
This semester, a 5K run fund-raiser is planned to support the Moxie Angels.” Luther said.
Gamma Phi Beta officers are listed alphabetically by hometown:
Aurora-Amanda Simmons, membership vice president
Eddyville-Laura Matthies, financial vice president
Fairbury-Sarah Mach, administrative vice president
Lexington-Alexis Luther, president, and Sarah Sculley, public relations vice president
Merna- Kati Griffith, Panhellenic vice president
Omaha-Emily Richter, education vice president