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In memory of many and in honor of all, DREF gives thanks to all the courageous members of our armed forces who have sacrificed their lives to #createpossibilities and #improvelives. Thank you for your service!

DREF will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Our offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 28 at 9am EST.

✨Join the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF)’s Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Health Researchers for the National Research Symposium: "A Seat at the Table - Shaping the Health Equity Narrative" on Friday, June 7, 2024. 📅

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To all of the loving mothers and mother-figures, Happy Mother’s Day from the DREF Research Matters for All of Us Team. 💐

#JoinAllofUs #HappyMothersDay #MothersDay #MothersDay2024 #Sunday #SelfcareSunday
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“Research Matters: Creating Possibilities to Achieve Health and Wellness for All of Us” focuses on outreach and education to African Americans about the significant role biomedical research plays in addressing health disparities.

DREF is partnering with the American Pharmacists Association Foundation (APhA) to conduct a national diabetes prevention program. Entitled Project IMPACT: Diabetes Prevention.

DREF awards scholarships and internship opportunities to student applicants entering college or continuing their academic programs. Students must meet both academic and community service requirements.

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) supports DST Chapters, Individuals and Families by providing a comprehensive Financial Health & Wellness Webinar Series.

Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. established the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) as a public charity supporting scholastic achievement, public service programs, and research initiatives focused upon African American women.

VISION The DREF vision is to Create Possibilities and Improve Lives.

MISSION The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) identifies issues affecting Black women, their families, and communities of the African Diaspora globally, and creates solutions through research, programming, and funding in support of charitable and educational programs of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and other collaborative organizations.