Impact Service

Support of the Arts: Star Studio

In the early 1900s, Marian Nevins MacDowell (Zeta, New England Conservatory) and her husband dedicated their New Hampshire farm to creating a community “where artists could work in an ideal place in the stimulating company of peers.” That community is now known as MacDowell, located in the town of Petersborough.   MacDowell was Alpha Chi Omega’s first […]

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All About Founders’ Day Challenge

Each year during the month of October, the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation celebrates Founders’ Day Challenge, a month-long fundraising campaign supporting the Real. Strong. Women.® Fund. This year, the Foundation invites you to honor our Founders with a gift to the campaign! When you give, you’re helping empower sisters to embrace their ambitions and reach […]

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To All Empowered Women

A Day of Giving letter to our sisters Empowered women empower women. It’s a phrase we hear so often today and one many of us would use to describe our Alpha Chi Omega experience. As Alpha Chi Omegas, we are empowered women and we empower women, but what exactly does this mean? The dictionary definition […]


A Global Day of Unity and Giving

In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past several months, the world has been coming together to help out, give back and heal. Whether that’s through donations, celebrating essential workers or reaching out to a neighbor in need, generosity […]

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Founders’ Day Challenge: A Long Tradition That’s Still Important Today

Every year during the month of October, the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation celebrates Founders’ Day Challenge, a fundraising campaign that supports priority Alpha Chi Omega programs and helps create opportunities for our sisters to be real, strong women leaders and changemakers. While the look and feel of Founders’ Day Challenge has changed over the years […]

Impact Sisterhood

Five Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday

By Madeline Plesac (Alpha Beta, Purdue University), Associate Director of Advancement It’s that time of year – the season of giving – and tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! If you’re new to #GivingTuesday, it’s a global day of giving that encourages people to do good. Whether its making someone smile or helping a sister out, everyone has […]

Events Impact

Five Things You Should Know About Founders’ Day Challenge

By: Madeline Plesac (Alpha Beta, Purdue University) It’s officially pumpkin spice season which means for us in the Foundation, we’re ready for Founders’ Day Challenge! As you’re planning your October and talking with your sisters, we hope you’ll join in the fun of Founders’ Day Challenge. Here are five things we think you should know […]


5,265 Donors and Counting

By: Madeline Plesac (Alpha Beta, Purdue University), Associate Director of Advancement Since its earlier days, Alpha Chi Omega has embraced service to others as an important expression of our core values and beliefs. In 1978, Alpha Chi Omega built on that tradition by establishing the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation so members and friends could financially […]

Day of Giving 2019

1 Day, 8 Hours, 85 Minutes, Lasting Impact

It’s almost time for Alpha Chi Omega’s Day of Giving and we want you to know exactly what happens when you make your impactful gift! First, be sure to mark your calendar for April 10 – you don’t want to miss the fun of this year’s campaign. 1. Choose where you want to donate. This […]