$ 471,031 raised 1,879 gifts
Greatest Need (Annual Fund) has raised $ 62,114 from 313 gifts!
Greatest Need (Annual Fund)
Annual Fund Support

Gifts to the Annual Fund allow the Foundation to allocate resources wherever the need is greatest, including to

  • support ongoing programs to combat sexual assault and hazing
  • provide training and speakers at leadership conferences
  • provide opportunities for mental wellness programs
  • enhance programs like the Delta Member Experience

Your gift to the Annual Fund on the Day of Giving will help us continue to offer these amazing resources this summer during Grand Convention, as well as be prepared for new opportunities to support our Alpha Delta Pi sisters throughout the year.

 

Investing at the Leadership Level

Our Giving Societies allow you to pledge your ongoing support to the Annual Fund:

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Dr. Mari Ann Callais: Convention Speaker Match
We are thrilled to have Dr. Mari Ann Callais speak at Grand Convention this summer about values, ritual, and the lifetime sorority experience. Pat Pratt, Alpha Kappa, will match Day of Giving gifts to our area of Greatest Need (Annual Fund) up to $2,500 in support of this important conversation. Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$2,500 MATCHED
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Digital Archives Match
Attention, history lovers! We will soon embark on phase one of our new digital archives project, and Anne Veale Pogson, Alpha Zeta, is matching Day of Giving gifts to our area of Greatest Need (Annual Fund) up to $5,000 to help preserve and share our ADPi history. Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$5,000 MATCHED
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Bonus Annual Fund Match
Gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of Greatest Need) will be matched this morning up to $2,000! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$2,000 MATCHED
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Blue & White Club Match
Gifts to our area of Greatest Need/Annual Fund at the Blue & White Club level ($250 or more) will be matched up to $2,000 thanks to a gift from Jennifer Brown Arends, Beta Sigma! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan and Octavia Andrew Rush will count towards this match.
$2,000 MATCHED
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Rise and Shine (Bright Like a Diamond)
Start your day with a doubled donation! Dawn Victor-Herring, Zeta Eta, will match gifts of $50-$100 to any fund up to a total of $500.
$500 MATCHED
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$100 Bonus Round
Let's bring this Day of Giving Home! Gifts of $100 or more to any fund will be matched up to $2,000!
$2,000 MATCHED
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Behind Happy Faces Annual Fund Match
Mental health has become a critical topic facing our campuses and sorority. Next year, Alpha Delta Pi will implement the second part of “Behind Happy Faces,” a program that launched earlier this school year. It is designed to give members the tools they need to address mental health proactively. Tracy Garner, Zeta Omicron, will match up to $2,500 to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) in support of this program. Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships to our giving societies, will count towards this match.
$2,500 MATCHED
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Ensuring Everyone’s Asked to Dance: Convention Workshop Challenge #1
During Grand Convention this summer, Dr. Suzette Walden Cole, Beta Sigma, will present a workshop session entitled “New Leaders of Tomorrow: Cultural Competency is Ensuring Everyone’s Asked to Dance.” Vernā Myers offered, “Diversity is inviting everyone to the party, inclusion is ensuring everyone is asked to dance.” This session is designed to have leaders reflect on their own cultural lens to enable them to be more effective in their role and serving their campus community. Thank you to Michelle Rossetti Banks, Alpha Chi, for kicking off our Convention Workshop Challenges on Day of Giving in support of this program. She will match gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) up to her Wesleyan Society membership of $1,851 to help fund our Convention Workshops! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$1,851 MATCHED
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Translating the Sorority Experience to Workplace Skills: Convention Workshop Challenge #2
Lucy Love, Epsilon Omicron, will address how to market your sorority experience as transferable and industry-specific job skills during her Grand Convention workshop “From Collegian to CEO: Translating the Sorority Experience to Workplace Skills.” Thank you to Cheryl Barnhard King, Gamma Xi, for continuing our Convention Workshop Challenges on Day of Giving in support of this program. She will match gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) up to her Wesleyan Society membership of $1,851 to help fund our Convention Workshops! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$1,851 MATCHED
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Amp It Up: Convention Workshop Challenge #3
We continue to see a disproportionate number of women in CEO positions and in corporate leadership across fields. Mary Simeoli, Esq., Theta Theta, will share the theory of "Amplification" and the "Shine Theory" with participants during her Grand Convention workshop “Amp It Up: Turning Up the Volume for the Sake of Sisterhood.” Thank you to Dawn Victor-Herring, Zeta Eta, for continuing our Convention Workshop Challenges on Day of Giving in support of this program. She will match gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) up to her Wesleyan Society membership of $1,851 to help fund our Convention Workshops! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$1,851 MATCHED
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Redefining the Sorority Social Experience: Convention Workshop Challenge #4
During Grand Convention, Sam Schmitt, Delta Kappa, will share her experience as Former VP of Standards for Penn State Panhellenic will share her efforts to create effective cultural change through social events, risk management, and women's empowerment on her campus. Her workshop “Redefining the Sorority Social Experience from the Student Leader Perspective” will focus on how to create change and empower a community of women. Thank you to Deby Krueger Pitts, Gamma Xi, for continuing our Convention Workshop Challenges on Day of Giving in support of this program. She will match gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) up to her Wesleyan Society membership of $1,851 to help fund our Convention Workshops! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$1,851 MATCHED
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Building Your Professional Confidence to Jumpstart Your Career: Convention Workshop Challenge #5
It’s time to Own It. Attendees will discuss the importance of professional confidence and how to use experiences to leverage career opportunities and professional networks. Leah Barnett, Theta Psi, and Kelsey Pasco, Theta Pi, will address these concepts during their Grand Convention workshop “Own It: Building Your Professional Confidence to Jumpstart Your Career.” Thank you to Jan Alexander Maisch, Epsilon Omega, for continuing our Convention Workshop Challenges on Day of Giving in support of this program. She will match gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) up to her Wesleyan Society membership of $1,851 to help fund our Convention Workshops! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$1,851 MATCHED
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Strategies for Introverted Leaders: Convention Workshop Challenge #6
Anna Baldasarre, M.Ed., Delta Rho, will present “Quiet Leadership: Strategies for Introverted Leaders” during Grand Convention, addressing common leadership challenges that introverts face and offering strategies to improve leadership capacity and how to use introverted strengths for success. Thank you to Kathy Karrh Cashin, Iota, for continuing our Convention Workshop Challenges on Day of Giving in support of this program. She will match gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) up to her Wesleyan Society membership of $2,000 to help fund our Convention Workshops! Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships in our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$2,000 MATCHED
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#StopTheHazing Match
Rae Ann Feldner Gruver, Zeta Nu, and her husband Stephen founded the Max Gruver Foundation following the tragic hazing death of their son Max in 2017. This summer, Alpha Delta Pi continues its partnership with the Max Gruver Foundation with Rae Ann Gruver speaking during an educational session at Grand Convention. Rae Ann will share the story of Max’s death and answer questions specific to how others can help to put an end to hazing on college campuses. Starting at 9 a.m. EDT, Emily Erkel, Zeta Chi, will match gifts to the Annual Fund, our area of greatest need, up to $1,000 in support of this program and our continued efforts to prevent and end hazing once and for all. Gifts to the Annual Fund, including memberships to our Wesleyan, Octavia Andrew Rush, and 1851 Violet Circle giving societies, will count towards this match.
$1,000 MATCHED
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$20,000
Mary's Milestone Mission
For every $100,000 in gifts on Day of Giving, a bonus Day of Giving gift of $5,000 will be unlocked, up to $20,000 thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor!
$350,000 / $350,000 Raised
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$1,000
Ella's Gift Challenge
Participation is the name of the game! The first 1,000 gifts will unlock a bonus Day of Giving gift of $1,000. Thanks to Tom and Jan Hancock Wooldridge, Alpha Zeta, for this generous inspiration!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
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