Pi Kappa Alpha Announces Give Back Event Series

(FORT MYERS, Fla. – Feb. 3, 2017) --- The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) will be holding a series of events throughout the spring 2017 season, all aimed to give back and raise funds for local beneficiaries - Lee Memorial Trauma Center, San Carlos Park Fire Department, and The Brotherhood Ride, an organization that aids and relieves families of fallen or wounded police officers and firefighters.

The philanthropic event series, named “The Pike Fireman’s Challenge”, kicks off on February 21st and runs through the 24th. Fundraising activities include:

  • Proceed night on Tuesday, February 21st at Chipotle in the Gulf Coast Town Center from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • 5 on 5 sorority volleyball tournament on Wednesday, February 22nd at the Northlake Volleyball Court located next to Alico Arena from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Pike Car Wash on February 23rd at 7 Eleven across from Gulf Coast Town Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Skit Night hosted by Pi Kappa Alpha on Friday, February 24th from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at South Fort Myers High School

The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at FGCU was established in 2006 and was chartered with good intentions to better the community. They conduct multiple philanthropy events throughout the year. “These heroes of our local community deserve recognition for their amazing work and here at Pi Kappa Alpha we want to make sure that we continue to be one of their largest supporters,” says Nick Anderson, Pi Kappa Alpha Philanthropy Director.

All money raised during the event series will be divided equally among the three beneficiaries. For more information on attending these events and sponsorship opportunities, please visit lambdaxi.pikes.org or contact Nick Anderson at 813-770-9241 or nsanderson6851@eagle.fgcu.edu. Go Eagles!

About Lee Health Foundation

Lee Health Foundation raises philanthropic dollars on behalf of Lee Health including Cape Coral Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center, HealthPark Medical Center, Lee Memorial Hospital, and Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida. The Foundation provides financial support for many service areas including the Regional Cancer Center, Lee Health – Coconut Point, The Rehabilitation Hospital, Shipley Cardiothoracic Center, Community Health Clinics and Golisano Children’s Hospital Specialty Clinics in both Charlotte and Naples. Over the past two years, the Foundation has distributed more than $53 million to Lee Health to support its lifesaving mission. Please visit LeeHealthFoundation.org or call (239) 343-6950 for more information about the role of Lee Health philanthropy in southwest Florida.

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