Their year kicked off with the first major event -Red and Gold Week Philanthropy held in October, where the women from the Panhellenic community competed. The week consisted of various competitions and a fundraiser for the Painted Turtle a SeriousFun Camp. During Red and Gold Week the chapter raised over $3,500 for the camp
Later in the semester, Cal State-Fullerton hosted their annual philanthropy event called Monte Carlo Night. This event welcomes friends, family, alumni and current brothers to play casino-style card games while eating great food. Monte Carlo Night was held at the chapter house where members raffled off various prizes to attendees and raised over $5,000 for the Painted Turtle Camp.
In addition to holding another recent fundraiser for SeriousFun, Gamma Omicron participated in donating toys to the Toys for Tots organization. Members brought a toy for children in need. With the entire chapter participating, the chapter was able to fill and donate several boxes of toys.
Finally, Greek Week 2016 was one that many members will never forget. In addition to demonstrating their skill on the field and school spirit, Gamma Omicron raised the most money for the campus’ philanthropy, Camp Titan. In 1974 Alpha Delta Pi and Phi Kappa Tau founded Greek Week to raise money for Camp Titan, which is a summer camp for low-income students in Orange County. This year the chapter raising $45,000, which was more than all of the other chapter on campus.
The Mission Statement of Phi Kappa Tau is to champion a lifelong commitment to brotherhood, learning, ethical leadership, and exemplary character, and it is something the men of Cal State-Fullerton strive to live up to every day.