Sussex County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated was chartered on Friday April 15, 1988 in Bridgeville, Delaware at Calvary United Methodist Church. The Eastern Region Director Madeline Lawson, chartered the chapter with fourteen members signing the charter. The first President of the chapter Rev. Dr. Geraldine Jones. Severing the communities of Sussex, locally, and globally through its Five Point Programmatic Thrust which includes: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.