MONTGOMERY COUNTY PANHELLENIC ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION
The Montgomery County Panhellenic Alumnae Association promotes values and ethics in women's fraternities and encourages all members to be active, responsible leaders in their communities. Our mission is supported through the sponsorship of educational and charitable programs addressing health, safety, education, leadership, and women's issues.
Member Alumnae Chapters continue the good work started in their collegiate days by sponsorship of their own philanthropic endeavors in the community.
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Xi Delta
The alumnae members of Alpha Omicron Pi get in the spirit of the holiday season with the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis®. AOPi alums join the thousands of runners and walkers who hit the nation’s pavements, pathways and parks this winter to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability.
With one in 150 children diagnosed with autism and no known cure, Alpha Xi Delta is committed to improving the lives of children and families affected by autism. Alpha Xi Delta Alumnae participate in the annual Walk Now for Autism, Light it up Blue and hold various fundraising events and awareness efforts to help put one more piece of the autism puzzle in place.
Women's Heart Health
Make A Wish
Alpha Phi Foundation cares about improving women’s heart health, and has supported education and research since our dedication to the cause in 1946. Through our annual Heart to Heart Grant, Alpha Phi Foundation helps fund research and educational programs that support the improvement of women’s heart health.
In the late 1990s, the leadership in Chi Omega researched opportunities for establishing a national philanthropy, and in 2002, they announced the Chi Omega/Make-A-Wish alliance. Since the start of this alliance, Chi Omega has raised more than 20 million dollars and has volunteered over 1,000,000 hours for Make-A-Wish. Because of this commitment, they recognize Chi Omega as one of their Cause Champion sponsors.
Pi Beta Phi
Read. Lead. Achieve.
For 100 years, Pi Beta Phi has been a pioneer in service and philanthropy particularly in the field of education and literacy. Read. Lead. Achieve. is the Fraternity's platform, which encompasses literacy initiatives and literacy vision for the next 100 years. Through the First Book Partnership, local initiatives and an annual Day of Service, Pi Beta Phi leads the way to a more literate society.
Alpha Chi Omega
Stop Domestic Violence
Alpha Chi Omega adopted domestic violence awareness as its philanthropy in 1992. They work to fight against unhealthy relationships and build healthy relationships. Members and alumnae serve individuals and families impacted by domestic violence through fundraising and gifts of time and talents for shelters and other service-providing organizations. In addition to their work year-round,they have designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Alpha Delta Pi
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Since 1979, Alpha Delta Pi has been committed to serving Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). Over the course of our partnership, Alpha Delta Pi has contributed more than $8.9 million to this worthwhile cause. RMHC supports Ronald McDonald Houses, Care Mobiles, and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in local communities and also funds grants to other nonprofit organizations whose programs focus on children in need.
Delta Delta Delta
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
In 1999, Tri Delta formed a national philanthropic partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This partnership has allowed members and chapters to support St. Jude’s mission of finding cures and saving children. Tri Delta has raised more than $45 million for the hospital.
Gamma Phi Beta
Gamma Phi Beta's philanthropic mission is to provide experiences and resources that build spiritual, mental and social resiliency in girls. Gamma Phi Beta does this through their philanthropic focus, Building Strong Girls.
Children's Miracle Network
Since 1986, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has been Phi Mu’s national philanthropy. There are 170 children’s hospitals nationwide that benefit from local collegiate and alumnae chapter involvement. Funds have been raised through a variety of events including dance marathons, golf tournaments, cook-offs and many more. As a national partner with CMN Hospitals, Phi Mu has committed to contribute at least $500,000 annually, with each collegiate and alumnae chapter responsible for raising funds for CMN Hospitals.
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation/Sharsheret
Alpha Epsilon Phi members are active in a wide range of community service and philanthropic activities. Through thousands of service hours and fundraising efforts that benefit AEPhi’s two official philanthropies Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Sharsheret and many other local and national charities, AEPhis demonstrate that they are “dedicated to selfless service and inspiring others.”
With more than 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, and nearly 11 million more serving as caregivers, Sigma Kappa Alumnae are committed to the Alzheimer Association's Memory Walk, uniting in a movement to reclaim the future for millions and joining a force of thousands who are standing up to this devastating disease.
Kappa Alpha Theta
For the past 25 years, Thetas have stood with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to impact the lives of foster children. As an organization of women committed to spreading the widest influence for good, Theta has contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years to local and national CASA programs as well as countless volunteer hours.
Zeta Tau Alpha
Breast Cancer Awareness
Zeta Tau Alpha’s national philanthropy is breast cancer education and awareness. One in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, so this cause is personal. Breast cancer touches many lives. Through local and national partnerships, campus and community initiatives, and the distribution of millions of pink ribbons, ZTA collegiate and alumnae members are dedicated to our philanthropy. By spreading the message of breast cancer education and awareness, ZTA sisters are determined to diminish this disease.
Service for Sight
The ladies of Delta Gamma across the nation are on a mission to protect the gift of sight. They founded 4 schools to help children who are visually impaired learn the special skills they will need throughout their lives. Service for Sight also includes Joining Forces and The Golden Anchor Program. Joining Forces aims to aid the United States Armed Forces members through eye injury clinical care and vision research, while the Golden Anchor Program is based on bringing companionship to local senior citizens.
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Reading is Fundamental
Kappa Kappa Gamma encourages members to support causes that are closest to the needs in their communities. And as an organization, they also partner with Reading Is Fundamental to help underserved kids discover the joy of reading and books.
Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Gamma Delta’s philanthropic focus is fighting hunger. One in eight Americans with hunger. It affects every race, age and community. Alpha Gams are proud partners of Feeding America and Meals on Wheels to provide awareness on a national level while also partnering with local agencies where collegiate chapters and alumnae chapters/clubs are located.
Delta Phi Epsilon
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. It was virtually unknown to the general population until 1955. when a group of parents formed the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Phyllis Kossoff, Delta Chapter at Hunter College was instrumental in founding the CFF. Phyllis came to our convention in 1957 and shared her endeavors during an emotional presentation. As a result, Delta Phi Epsilon designated the CFF as their philanthropy. Since that day, sisters from every chapter have supported the CFF mission.
Alpha Sigma Alpha
The Special Olympics, one of Alpha Sigma Alpha’s national philanthropic partners, remains important to members long after they graduate. Alpha Sigma Alpha adopted Special Olympics as a philanthropic partner in 1976. Each year, the Special Olympics touches lives in hundreds of communities across the nation and around the world, and each year Alpha Sigma Alpha members make a difference to this important organization.
Sigma Sigma Sigma
TriSigma works to support their philanthropic initiative of Sigma Serves Children through grants that support March of Dimes and life-enhancing therapeutic play/child life programs at hospitals and other facilities around the country. The Robbie Page Memorial Fund became their first national philanthropy in 1954. Then Tri Sigma welcomed March of Dimes as a philanthropic partner at the 2016 Convention.
Sigma Delta Tau
Prevent Child Abuse America
For 45 years, Prevent Child Abuse America has helped lay the groundwork to deliver great childhoods to children nationwide. Since 1982, the sisters of Sigma Delta Tau have played a huge role in helping them achieve their mission and vision of a world in which no child is ever abused or neglected.
Alpha Sigma Tau
Dress for Success
Alpha Sigma Tau’s National Philanthropy is the Women’s Wellness Initiative. The Initiative empowers Alpha Sigma Tau members to improve women’s wellness through service activities and projects. Through the Initiative, AST has an established relationship with the national nonprofit Dress for Success, which members can engage to impact women’s wellness in their communities.
Starkey Hearing Foundation
In 2006, Delta Zeta’s National Convention voted to make Starkey Hearing Foundation a philanthropic partner with Delta Zeta for the cause of speech and hearing. In 2015, Delta Zeta name Starkey Hearing Foundation as our national philanthropy project. Starkey Hearing Foundation uses hearing as a vehicle to reflect caring and change lives around the world. As a member of Clinton Global Initiative, Starkey Hearing Foundation has pledged to provide more than one million hearing aids to people in need this decade and currently gives more than 175,000 hearing aids annually.
Phi Sigma Sigma
Kids In Need Foundation
Phi Sigma Sigma in partnership with the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation is committed to enriching the lives of our members through service and philanthropy. Across North America Phi Sigma Sigma sisters are committed to supporting school and college readiness initiatives, proudly partnered with the Kids in Need Foundation to provide school supplies and materials for those students facing extreme poverty.
Theta Phi Alpha
Advancing philanthropic interests is a part of Theta Phi Alpha’s mission and the Traditions of Theta Phi Alpha which state, “A Theta Phi Alpha engages in philanthropic efforts to help those less fortunate than herself.” Theta Phi Alpha promotes philanthropic efforts starting with recruitment and throughout all phases of membership. Theta Phi Alphas work in the local community supporting the cause of homelessness and providing shelter.
Prevent Child Abuse America
Since 1981, Kappa Delta has been a proud supporter of Prevent Child Abuse America, an organization founded by the late Donna Stone, a Kappa Delta sister. To date, Kappa Delta has donated more than $23 million to prevent child abuse in our country.