December 17, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter continued our Education out reach program at Joseph A. Craig Elementary School. The Chapter partnered with The Omega Men Foundation to emphasize the importance of having good reading skills and to reward a male and female student in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades who's reading skills have progressed with brand new Samsung Tablets. The tablets were purchased through a grant provided to the Omega Men Foundation from The Entergy Corporation.
December 8, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter donated $500.00 to the Black Order Of Police (New Orleans) on behalf of Bro. Vernell Brown Jr. Bro. Brown, a New Orleans Police Officer, died as a result of injuries received while investigating a traffic accident in July, 2015.
November 20-21, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter continued their annual Thanksgiving Basket Give-Away to needy families in the Greater New Orleans Area. The chapter donated food baskets and gift cards to 13 families and 8 baskets to a local Domestic Violence Shelter.
November 16, 2018 - The 5 chapters that comprise the New Orleans Coalition held their annual Achievement Week Banquet. Achievement Week is observed each November and is designed to recodnize brothers at the local level who have contributd to community uplift.
November 4, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter and partners The Omega Men Foundation and The New Orleans Police Department hosted The Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon to bring awareness about this problem and its impact on our community.
November 3, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter and partners; The Omega Men Foundation and The New Orleans Police Department hosted The Domestic Violence Awareness Summit to bring awareness about this problem and its impact on our community.
November 3, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter and partners; The Omega Men Foundation and The New Orleans Police Department hosted The Domestic Violence Awareness Walk in the Algiers Community to bring awareness about this problem and its impact on our community.
October 13, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter and New Orleans Omega Coalition Brothers participate in the UNCF Walk/Run Event.
October 10, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter and New Orleans Omega Coalition Brothers participate in the UNCF Kick-Off Event. Brothers from the coalition assist UNCF workers distributing Walk t-shirts and assisting with the raffle of donated items.
October 4, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter continued our Real Men Read out reach program at Joseph A. Craig Elementary school. Brothers from Rho Phi volunteered to read to the students and emphasize the importance of having good reading skills. This year Rho Phi Chapter partnered with The Omega Men Foundation who donated $500.00 to the School's library to purchase books. The donated was part of a grant obtained by the foundation from The Entergy Corporation.
August 4, 2018 - Rho Phi Chapter in conjunction with the Registrar of Voters Office held a Voter Registration drive during Omicron Lambda Omega Chapter's (A.K.A. Sorority) annual Health Fair. Twelve residents of New Orleans registered to vote during the event.
June 23, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter, in partnership with The New Orleans Blood Center, held its annual blood drive at the Wal-Mart SuperStore located on Chef Menteur Hwy. Rho Phi Brothers and other participants donated 25 pints of blood to the Center.The blood drive honors Dr. Charles R. Drew (1904-1950), the first African-American Red Cross Medical Director and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
June 4, 2018 - The local chapter of the Pan-Hellenic Council hosted its First Sip of Summer Event. The function was held to raise funds for the Council's 2018 activities.
March 16, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter participated in Career Day Activities held at The New Orleans Adventist Academy (NOAA). The event featured brothers from the chapter speaking to the young men and women about their career choices.
March 18, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter held its annual Memorial Service at St. Paul C.O.G.I.C. Ministries.This mandated program is conducted every year throughout Omega Psi Phi Fraternity in March and serves as a memorial to the Omega Brothers who have entered Omega Chapter during the previous year.
March 21, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter and The Omega Men Foundation hosted its Third Annual Kick Butts Program at Joseph Craig Charter School. Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against tobacco. Each year, over 1,000 events take place across the United States and on military bases around the world. These events highlight the harmful consequences of tobacco use, the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics that lure kids into addiction and the proven solutions that can win the fight against tobacco.
March 31, 2018 - The Brothers of Rho Phi Chapter distributed Easter baskets and Religious articles to children in hospitals and Emergency Shelters in the Greater New Orleans area on the Saturday before Easter. This year the chapter visited 7 facilities and distributed well over 160 baskets to families in need. The hospitals that were served included Tulane Medical Centre and Ochsner Hospital. The program has held this event on the day before Easter for 20 years.