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Phiota announces annual Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Monday, October 3, 2011   (0 Comments)
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PHI IOTA ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. - 9322 3rd Avenue Suite 412 Brooklyn, New York 11209


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Bernie "Influente" Rebollar

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Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Phi Iota Alpha announces annual Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign

New York, New York -October 2011

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of the Phi Iota Alpha Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign. Throughout the month of October, our chapters, colonies and alumni around the nation will work together to raise awareness and funds through our UNICEF partnership to end the needless suffering of children and peers around the globe.

Last year, we officially announced UNICEF as our national philanthropy. Our first endeavor was to adopt Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF as our first project with a goal of raising $3,000.  Not only did we surpass our original goal by $620.73, we also had several provinces and chapters as major online fundraisers.  At year ends, total contributions reached $8,639.95 to UNICEF with our donation of $1,000.00 to the Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Relief, and the adoption of the Tap Project during the spring semester in which we raised a total of $4,019.22.

This year, we have once again decided to adopt Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF and raise the bar by increasing our fundraising goal efforts to $4,000.  In alignment with our organizational goals, we are on track to adopting a UNICEF sponsored fundraiser in Latin America by 2012. 

You can support this effort by:

  • Visiting and clicking on the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF banner

  • Donating to UNICEF via your local Phi Iota Alpha fraternity representative

  • Joining efforts with your local Phi Iota Alpha chapter or colony

We thank you for your continued support and we look forward to building a brighter world one small step at a time.  For more information about UNICEF please visit

If you would like to learn how you can help, please send us an email via our contact form or contact your local Phi Iota Alpha fraternity representative for more information on ways you can help our fundraising efforts.

UNICEF has saved more children's lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. Working in more than 150 countries, UNICEF provides children with health care, clean water, nutrition, education, emergency relief, and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy, and education in the United States.

Since 1931, Phi Iota Alpha has set precedents for Latino Greek leadership in the global community. For over 79 years, Phi Iota Alpha has cultivated and inspired Latino men nationwide to become leaders of their communities across Latin America and the United States. Open to all men, this distinguished brotherhood includes many professionals and former presidents of Latin American countries. Today Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, continues to lead as the preeminent Latino fraternal organization with chapters throughout the United States.

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. -The Oldest Latino Fraternity in Existence

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