About Us



We each have a role to play in creating community.

We raise funds through

Heart for Hearing and Speech

Our members know how to care. We simply created a program to channel their compassion and direct their energies toward a shared ideal – make life better for others. Heart for Hearing and Speech is the theme for our personal philanthropy and chapter events designed to raise money and awareness in support of our philanthropy partners who are making a difference the world over.

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We raise awareness


Heart for Hearing and Speech Day coincides with the start of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May. We spend the first Tuesday in May telling our friends and family about the world’s most prevalent chronic health condition and asking for their support in addressing it.

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Global Ambassador Society

The Global Ambassador Society recognizes those who have given graciously of themselves as volunteers either with a SeriousFun Children’s Network Camp (including The Painted Turtle), American Society for Deaf Children or on a global mission trip with the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation

In 2015, Delta Zeta named Starkey Hearing Foundation our National Philanthropy Partner in an effort to extend our impact throughout the world. We pledged to raise $5 million over the next five years for hearing and speech, and to donate that amount to Starkey Hearing Foundation. In 2020, Delta Zeta successfully completed the pledge! Since the partnership began, Delta Zeta has raised over $5.5 million dollars for Starkey!

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First, We're Students


As our Global Service Project, SeriousFun’s mission is to create opportunities for children and their families to reach beyond serious illness and discover joy, confidence and a new world of possibilities, always free of charge.

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American Society for Deaf Children

To broaden our domestic impact through awareness and education and provide more ways for members to connect with our philanthropy, in 2020 Delta Zeta announced a partnership with the American Society for Deaf Children.


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First, We're Students

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