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Delta Epsilon Psi at UTD hosts 5k Charity Run for JDRF!

August 4, 2011

On April 9, 2011, the Brothers of DEPsi’s Beta Chapter held a 5k charity run, Dash for Diabetes. The event raised awareness of type 1 diabetes as well as funds for JDRF. With over 250 people in attendance, the Dash for Diabetes brought people together from all over the community, including participants from Wichita Falls, Texas. The attendees included the former Mayor of Richardson Gary Slagel, City Council Member Amir Omar, Dean of Students Dr. Gene Fitch, as well JDRF Dallas Board Member Ken Conway and various other community and campus leaders.

The Dash for Diabetes raised $1,500 and has been adopted by Delta Epsilon Psi as a National signature service event. The event was very successful. The official check was presented to the JDRF Dallas Chapter on July 27th, 2011. The future of Dash for Diabetes is very promising with hopes of hosting it at DEPsi’s chapters in New Jersey and Florida.

Delta Epsilon Psi National Fraternity, Inc. Beta Chapter is a service-based organization at The University of Texas at Dallas. Throughout the years the gentlemen of DEPsi have served their respective communities across the nation. In the Dallas area alone they specifically accumulated over 3,000 service hours. DEPsi is especially committed to its philanthropy, type 1 diabetes Research. In addition, they support and fund their official corporate partner, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

We would like to specially thank the Brothers of Delta Epsilon Psi for their continued support through philanthropy by fundraising and volunteering with the JDRF Greater Dallas Chapter!

For more information, please visit the Dash for Diabetes website and the Beta Chapter of Delta Epsilon Psi website.


To learn more about the JDRF Dallas chapter, visit our JDRF Dallas website!

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  1. August 5, 2011 12:01 pm

    On behalf of Delta Epsilon Psi Beta Chapter, we would like to thank the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for doing what they do and letting us be a part of it! We look forward to seeing you at the Walk to Cure Diabetes this fall!

    Pavan Dave
    President – Beta Chapter
    Delta Epsilon Psi National Fraternity, Inc.

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