About Us The Deltas of Charlotte Foundation (DOCF) was established in 1991. In 1994, the organization obtained non-profit 501(c)(3) status. All financial members of the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are also members of Deltas of Charlotte Foundation. In 2000 Deltas of Charlotte Foundation purchased property located at 5408 Beatties Ford Road in Charlotte North Carolina. This location is known as the “Delta Center” where many community programs are held. The facility also serves as the meeting place for the Deltas Of Charlotte Foundation board meetings and Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. meetings. Mission Strengthening the community by implementing and supporting programs that improve the quality of life for women and their families in the greater Charlotte region. The major fundraising activities of Deltas of Charlotte Foundation include: ◦ Legacy Film Showcase ◦ Charity Bachelor Auction ◦ Proceeds from the fundraising activities will support the mission of DOCF We have contributed thousands of dollars in scholarships and charitable contributions locally. Some of the efforts that DOCF have supported included Habitat for Humanity, The Parc at Sharon Amity (assisted living facility), A Child’s Place, Loaves and Fishes, Salvation Army, Kids Voting, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and The Battered Women’s Shelter. Vision To become a notable public service organization recognized as a key change agent and voice for members in the Charlotte and surrounding communities. Core Values DOCF’s core values communicate the principles or essential beliefs that guide the organization. These core values define what we stand for and what we believe in. Trust & Integrity –We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and personal responsibility, worthy of the trust we receive and extend to others. We act with honesty and integrity, not compromising the truth. Openness & Teamwork –We value teamwork over individual effort, sharing knowledge to build on our collective strengths and interdependencies. We value the contributions of all, blending the skills of individual members in unsurpassed collaboration. Service & Leadership – We are not separate from the community we serve. We form and maintain partnerships so we can maximize our effectiveness in strengthening the community. We are leaders and build relationships to create ever-greater value for the community we serve. We will strive to practice effective leadership at all levels and engage members so that they can give their best. Excellence & Innovation – We value our shared vision for the future, our commitment to our mission, and our adherence to our values. Our values will guide us in making the best decisions possible in building a strong organization and a strong community. We will search for excellence and innovation in all that we do. We accept the need for risk taking and genuine mistakes as opportunities for learning.