Our Philanthropies

National Philantropies


Cyistic Fibrosis:
The official philanthropy of the sorority since 1958, it is the recipient of funds raised by chapters to support research to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for the 30,000 children and young adults afflicted with the disease. In 1992, scientists described the gene, that when mutated, causes Cystic Fibrosis. However, a cure for Cystic Fibrosis has not been found. In appreciation of the Sorority's fundraising efforts, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation named a research fellowship in honor of Delta Phi Epsilon. Over one million dollars has been raised to date for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through Delta Phi Epsilon.

Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Dissorders (ANAD):
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) has been an additional recipient of our fundraising efforts since 1985. ANAD is a national organization dedicated to alleviating problems of anorexia and other eating disorders. Its methods include education, newsletters, counseling, self-help groups, and providing funds for research. Delta Phi Epsilon is the first international sorority to pledge regular support to an organization concerned with the effects of eating disorders.

The Delta Phi Epsilon Education Foundation: 
Established in 1967 in honor of our fiftieth anniversary, the Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation provides grants and loans to members and their children to complete their education or continue with graduate studies. The Foundation also provides funding for educational programs and leadership training for undergraduate members and advisors.

Local Philanthropies 

Hand in Hand Breast Cancer (National Breast Cancer Foundation):
The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need. NBCF accomplishes this mission through various initiatives. NBCF programs provide women help for today and hope for tomorrow.

National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF):

The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF), headquartered in San Rafael, CA, supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata. NAAF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and a prestigious Scientific Advisory Council. Founded in 1981, NAAF is widely regarded as the largest, most influential and most representative foundation associated with alopecia areata.