Philanthropy

It’s a well-known fact that fraternities and sororities work for their surrounding communities largely through major annual philanthropies. In fact, the Greek community has been criticized for merely exchanging money, donating funds to one organization’s philanthropy only to get it back at a later time.
Regardless of this pervasive image, service is more than just a minor part of being in a fraternity—and working with the community certainly happens more often than once a year.
While the larger philanthropies are designed to donate a large sum of money to a single organization with the aid and participation of other organizations