Thursday, February 26, 2009

Sananda Som (middle) of Delta Epsilon Psi passing napkin to Landon Collins. Delta Epsilon Psi handed out free snow cones to the 
OU student body to commemorate the philanthropy of juvenile diabetes.

Delta Epsilon Psi hosted Juvenile Diabetes Awareness Week in honor of one of their members

Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity Inc. wrapped up Juvenile Diabetes Awareness Week Thursday by handing out free snow cones to the OU student body on the South Oval. Their purpose of the event was to commemorate their philanthropy.

"One of our deceased brothers, he actually diagnosed with the disease. It was actually his dream to make this a general cause and to promote it as much as we can," Sharup Karim said, service chair for the fraternity. "So nationally that is what we do."

Karim said the events were used mainly to raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

"Well we've done ever since were create here at OU back in 2003 and nationally it been almost ten years," Karim said.

Delta Epsilon Psi will be hosting the 2nd Annual "Who's Got Game?" Tournament Friday, March 6 4 p.m. Registration ends March 1st.

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