Local sorority, fraternity help homeless with Backpack Project


Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority members at Philander Smith College spent Saturday helping the homeless.Members filled backpacks with food, toiletries and warm clothing. Then they hit the streets to deliver the backpacks to local homeless men and women.One of the school's fraternities, the Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, also helped by donating coats, food and backpacks.This is the second year the Chi Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority has sponsored the Backpack Project.