Alpha Rho Lambda and its Hermanas maintain a passionate dedication to the betterment of the Latino community and to all those who are disadvantaged or in need. Through various local and national efforts, Hermanas strive to enrich local communities, increase awareness of important issues, and support the empowerment of distressed neighborhoods and groups to promote self-determination and dignity. Alpha Rho Lambda supports and celebrates efforts designed to stabilize the future of Latino communities in order to ensure their survival. Many of the programs Hermanas create and participate in assist diverse communities, and encourage the involvement of other organizations and non-members.
Alpha Rho Lambda has raised thousands for various charities, such as Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Shelter Our Sisters and AIDS Walk. Beta Chapter established the Young Latina Excellence Award, which has awarded several scholarships to local high school students to assist with their first year college expenses.