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Alpha Phi Omega Supports Hospice of Northwest Ohio

"Living the last months of life"
    TOLEDO, OH, April 17, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On Thursday, March 28th 2013, members of the Alpha Phi Omega Toledo chapter volunteered their time and energy to raise funds for Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Hospice of Northwest Ohio has been serving families of the Toledo community since 1981 and recently earned the Northwest Ohio Non-Profit Excellence Award. The services they provide our loved ones and families are indispensable to us and our health care system.

The event was hosted by Sukit Hookah at their Toledo location at 3354 Dorr St. Several APO members acted as guest baristas to serve those in attendance. The baristas donated 100% of the tips they earned as well as all proceeds from raffle tickets and other activites. In addition, Sukit Hookah donated 10% of net sales during the event, amounting to about $375, to APO and Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Other donations were made by local businesses including, Jimmy Johns Subs, Barry's Bagels, Pita Pit, Gradkowski's Grill, College Ruled, Oasis, Claddagh Irish Pub, J-cups Pizza, Steve Wherry, and both of the University of Toledo Bookstores. A total amount of roughly $425 will be donated to Hospice of Northwest Ohio on behalf of the Alpha Phi Omega Toledo chapter, thanks to the assistance by Toledo's local community.

Alpha Phi Omega -- Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed fraternity dedicated to the ideals of Leadership, Friendship, and Service. The fraternity was founded by Frank Reed Horton at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1925. Today, Alpha Phi Omega is the largest fraternity in the United States with about 25,000 active members, over 400,000 alumni members, and chapters at over 350 campuses, including chapters in the Philippines and Australia.

Sukit Hookah: Sukit Hookah is a contemporary spin on venerable tradition. [Their] philosophy is one of service over product, substance over image, education over promotion, and dialogue over monologue. "Our entire company, from ownership to servers, is deeply vested in the community. Our organizational culture is one of moral, ethical, and community responsibility - that's why we host so many fund raisers and why our staff happily donates all of their earnings on these nights to organizations like Hospice of Northwest Ohio." - says Jonathan Phillips, Owner/Operator of Sukit Hookah. Visit their website and blog for answers to all your hookah questions at and

More: If you would like more information about this event, or to would like to make a donation, please contact Lacey Rogers via email at You may also visit or to learn more or make donations.

Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity dedicated to Leadership, Friendship and Service, with the Zeta Lambda chapter residing at the University of Toledo.

Contact: Lacey Rogers, 419-277-4299,

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