Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust.

Economic Development

The Financial Fortitude initiative is comprised of ten components and provides a collaboration of information from major economic corporations and other well-known financial institutions. The ten components include: Goal Setting, Financial Planning, Budgeting, Debt Management, Savings & Investments, Retirement Planning, Homeownership, Insurance, Estate Planning, and Entrepreneurship. 

Educational Development

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (“Delta”) currently sponsors several programs designed to promote the development of young girls and boys. These include, but are not limited

to, Delta GEMS (“GEMS”) Delta Academy (“Academy”), and EMBODI (collectively “youth


The Statesboro Alumnae Chapter has implemented local educational development initiatives such as participating in the Annual Bulloch County Community Reading Carnival, hosting the chapter's Annual EMBODI: Redefining Your Role of Being an African-American Male, and fostering its GEMS: Growing and Empowering Workshops.

International Awareness & Involvement

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has a rich history of international involvement. In 1955, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. began making plans and laying the groundwork to establish a maternity hospital, Thika Maternity Hospital in Thika, Kenya, which is now named Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital.  The Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital  gives prenatal care, including lab work, blood tests, and examinations to more than 200 women daily. The facility also has a special care nursery for babies after delivery.  

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in collaboration with Water in Education International opened the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Elementary School, The Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in Chἐrette, Haiti on June 15, 2013. The Water and Education International Student Collaboration for Haiti Outreach Opportunities for Learning (WEI SCHOOL) Project was established to provide an adequate school facility to include clean water for school children in Haiti.    

Dedicated in 2002, the Delta House is a home for children who became orphans due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The facility is located in Vashti Village in Mbabane, Swaziland.  The home was made possible with funds contributed by the sorority's members. 

Physical & Mental Health

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is uniquely positioned to impact not only the well-being of its membership, but also the families and communities we serve. Journey to Wellness: Committing our Bodies to Physical and Mental Health is now the signature Physical and Mental Health call to action. The initiative addresses the challenges of living holistic and healthy lives. 

Locally, the Statesboro Alumnae Chapter has been a supporter of the Statesboro Bulloch County Breast Cancer Pink Power Run, collaborated with Fostering Bulloch, and participated in building a closer bond through group yoga.

Political Awareness & Involvement

In March of 1913, our Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founders marched in the historic Suffragist March under the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. banner, the Sorority's first public act. Today, our sorority continues to identify non-partisan ways for all citizens to exercise their voting power and promote social action in their local, state, and national communities.

The Statesboro Alumnae Chapter has been an active participate of the local area Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration events and hosted numerous voter registration drives.