Zetas Helping Other People Excel (Z-HOPE) is an interactive, holistic, and multidimensional outreach service initiative designed to enhance, cultivate, and empower participants to develop healthy habits by promoting lifestyle choices across their lifespan. Z-HOPE programs as specific to the following population groups: Women, Youth, Seniors, Men, and International Women of Color.

Eta Pi Zeta has successfully implemented several Z-HOPE programs in Montgomery County. Eta Pi Zeta adopted a senior living facility where the Chapter conducts annual informational and social programming for the residents. Eta Pi Zeta also adopted an elementary school where the Chapter conducts educational sessions and donates backpacks for students in need, as well as salute the teachers during the annual Teacher Appreciation Week.

Eta Pi Zeta developed several partnerships to provide various services to the residents of Montgomery County such as brunch at NIH, donating baskets for homeless veterans, and conducting domestic violence programs.

March for Babies
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated has enjoyed a long partnership with the March of Dimes.  In an effort to encourage women to seek prenatal care within the first trimester of pregnancy, thereby increasing the prevention of birth defects and infant mortality, the Sorority participates in the March of Dimes March for Babies Walk. The March for Babies Walk is the largest and most visible drive to secure funds to assist with and research the causes of premature births.  Chapter members participate in the walk annually and volunteer with registration and the mission tent. Eta Pi Zeta Chapter has raised over $65,000 for the March of Dimes, and has received awards for raising the most funds in the Atlantic Region.

Additionally, Eta Pi Zeta has been recognized and won numerous awards for the Chapter’s Z-HOPE programming.