Since its founding in 1913 Delta Sigma Theta has distinguished itself as a public service organization that boldly confronts the challenges of African Americans and, hence, all Americans.

Over the years, a wide range of programs addressing education, health, international development, and strengthening of the African American family have evolved. In realizing its mission, Delta Sigma Theta provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through its Five-Point Program Thrust of:

Economic Development

  • Financial Fortitude

Educational Development

Educational Programs Application

International Awareness and Involvement

  • Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital (formerly Thika Memorial Hospital)

Physical and Mental Health

  • Komen Race for the Cure
  • Knoxville Community Health Fair
  • Healthy Lifestyle:  Total Woman – Mind, Body, & Spirit

Political Awareness and Involvement

  • Stroll to the Poll
  • Delta Days in the Nation’s Capital
  • Delta Days at the State Capital
  • Voter Registration

In addition to the many programs that fall under our Five-Point Program Initiatives, Knoxville Alumnae also sponsors a variety of other  events including:

  • Arts & Letters
  • May Week
  • Scholarships