Alpha Gamma Delta, founded on May 30, 1904, emerged from the dedicated efforts of 11 influential women who selflessly contributed to its development. With collegiate chapters in 199 colleges and universities across North America and over 197,000 Alpha Gam sisters, the fraternity has left a lasting impact. Guided by a Purpose that emphasizes personal growth, service, and sisterhood, Alpha Gamma Delta empowers women to forge their own paths while making a positive difference in their communities.
Inspired by the vision and values of its Founders, Alpha Gamma Delta challenges its members to lead lives of significance. The organization's dedication to "Inspire the Woman. Impact the World." encourages personal development and community engagement. With the red and buff rose, green asparagus plumosa fern as its flowers, and the pearl as its jewel, Alpha Gamma Delta embraces a symbolic identity.
Fighting hunger is the philanthropic focus of Alpha Gamma Delta. Recognizing the widespread impact of hunger on individuals and communities, the fraternity partners with national organizations such as Feeding America and Meals on Wheels. Through service and fundraising initiatives, Alpha Gamma Delta works diligently to make a difference and raise awareness.
With a membership exceeding 201,000 and more than 250 alumnae chapters/clubs across North America, Alpha Gamma Delta's spirit of sisterhood extends far and wide. The fraternity's quarterly magazine keeps members connected, informed, and inspired. As Alpha Gamma Delta continues to grow and evolve, it remains dedicated to its founding principles and the pursuit of making a positive impact in the world.