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Phi Delta Kappa Christmas in July
July 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
On Wednesday, July 25th, the Phi Delta Kappa fraternity will be holding a Christmas in July event at their fraternity house located at 11301 Phi Delt Way in Odessa from 6:30pm – 8:30pm . Twenty-seven children whose parents participate in the Healthy Families Pasco-Hernando program with Pasco Kids First will receive a visit from Santa Claus with gifts such as backpacks, school supplies, clothing and shoes to give them a kick start to the school year. The fraternity brothers each adopted a school aged child between 3 and 17 years old for the event and will be providing pizza and cookies for the kids and their families. Their infant and toddler siblings will also receive an age-appropriate gift.
The families will arrive at 6:30pm for the kids to participate in a craft and letter to Santa. Dinner is served at 7pm with a 7:30pm arrival by Santa to take photos with the children and their gifts.
The Healthy Families program is a voluntary program for at risk families providing positive parenting skills, goal setting with a success in assisting families with babies and young children become self-sufficient.
The Florida Alpha Lambda Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa is the only named Fraternity in the United States not associated with a College or University. The fraternity of 50 brothers of a variety of different occupations including teachers, law enforcement, business owners, doctors and contractors meet weekly at their PDK Banquet Hall on SR. 54 in Odessa. The rental of the facility support the day to day operations of the Facility and the local charitable endeavors of the Fraternity.