Dallas Morning News reported that Delta Sigma Theta sorority recently announced it will donate hundreds of books to Dallas’ Paul Quinn College.
The sorority coordinated the book drive recently and has begun to ship about 300 new books to the college. The books include novels and textbooks.
The book drive took place as the sorority’s annual service project.
Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, told the Dallas Morning News that he is “thrilled about the donation” from the sorority.
“It’s consistent with the level of care and concern that we’ve always seen from them and we’re excited to be partners,” he said.
Phillips told the Dallas Morning News that the books will “be the gift that keeps on giving because countless students and community members will have access to these books for years to come.”
ABOUT DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding more than 200,000 women have joined the organization. The organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women. The sorority currently has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Republic of Korea. Find out more on the organization’s website.