Elizabeth City State, Omega Psi Phi & Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc.

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This campaign will broaden awareness about domestic violence on campuses and in communities. It will also raise funds for local domestic violence agencies that provide essential services to victims in their areas. Visit our Fraternities4Family page to learn more.

During the month of April, the fraternities at five North Carolina Universities listed on the right will compete to raise the most funds.

We need your help to make this a success! Spread the word by sharing a link using #fraternities4family so others can read about it, too. Your donations will make an important difference to victims who need support for a safe start to new lives.

Tweet that you are for #fraternities4family!

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In the News
Watch the full WRAL story

WRAL video storiesTammy Donald of the Durham Crisis Response Center talks to a WRAL reporter about the important work of Fraternities4Family.

Jake LaRoe, Interfraternity Council President at NC State in 2014, speaks about his involvement in Fraternities4Family, the impact it has had, and why such a campaign is essential to the campus community.

Elizabeth City State, Omega PSI PHI
& Rape Crisis Center Of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc.

Fraternities4Families Events 2015

  • F4F table at Dean’s Speaker Series, Kathryn Gigler – April 24, 3:30pm, Gilchrist 107
  • F4F table at screening of Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes, April 29, 6pm, 502 Griffin

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Lambda Gamma Chapter

Elizabeth City State, Omega Psi Phi & Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college.

Omega Psi Phi was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The founders were three Howard University undergraduates, — Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman. Joining them was their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just.

From the initials of the Greek phrase meaning, “friendship is essential to the soul,” the name Omega Psi Phi was derived. That phrase was selected as the motto.

Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift were adopted as Cardinal Principles.

Lambda Gamma Chapter History (ECSU)
Lambda Gamma Chapter founded: May 14th 1954
Founders: Dr. Arthur L Bagley (Pennsylvania, ’47 Mu chapter), Robert L. Vaughn (Virginia State,’46, Nu Psi Chapter)

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Rape Crisis Center Of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc.

rape crisis center of coastal horizons center logoRape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit service delivery Corporation servicing Eastern North Carolina and Durham. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Trustees representing a cross-section of residents from the area with services provided by a staff of qualified professionals. Open House Emergency Youth Shelter and Residential Services Licensed every two years through the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Open House is a 24-hour access, 9-bed emergency shelter for troubled, runaway, homeless, abused, neglected and other displaced youth in the community. As of December 2010, Open House Youth Shelter was approved as a Residential Foster Care Facility through the state of NC. This provides some youth the opportunity to make their stay at Open House permanent until their 19th birthday. Youth ages 6 to 18 are eligible for services. Open House provides a positive peer community and encourages youth’s personal growth through skill building and counseling, providing for basic food, clothing and shelter needs, as well as long-term residential services. In addition to providing youth with basic food, clothing and shelter necessities, to ensure they are safe and not resorting to unsafe/unlawful independent living skills, Open House provides confidential clinical services for each individual youth and their families, while they are in shelter care, and for a period of three months after discharge, to maximize the success of the family reunification plan. Rape Crisis Center The Rape Crisis Center provides 24 hour crisis response, counseling, information and referrals, court advocacy and accompaniment, and support groups for victims of sexual assault. Click here for more information about Rape Crisis Center, upcoming events and ways to get involved.


Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.