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All About Gamma Phi Beta
Gamma Phi Beta, also known as GPhi or Gamma Phi is a member of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). GPhi strives to build confident women of character who celebrate sisterhood and make a difference in the world. Gamma Phi is dedicated to continuing their Founders' mission, which they do through their organization, friendships, opportunities and values.
Gamma Phi Beta History
Gamma Phi Beta was founded at Syracuse University in 1874. When the founders felt that they needed to create an organization to break the gender alienation on their campus, Gamma Phi Beta was born! GPhi is the first organization to be coined with the term sorority. Gamma Phi Beta was founded to be a welcoming and supportive environment for collegiate women, and it continues to be just that today!
Gamma Phi Beta celebrates it's Founder's Day on November 11th!!
What is Gamma Phi Beta's Philanthropy?
Gamma Phi's national philanthropic partner is Girls on the Run which is pivotal in helping to Build Strong Girls. The group offers physical fitness, tutoring, mentoring, and support that empowers and teaches girls important life skills. It provides girls with many opportunities to be involved in their community. Girls on the Run hosts 5K races at elementary and middle schools for girls to participate in. Chapters will help by volunteering and supporting these races through their philanthropic initiatives.
Chapters across the nation will also host Moonball philanthropy events to raise awareness and donations for Girls on the Run. This event is usually a kickball, basketball, or volleyball event chapters will host to promote Building Strong Girls.
Gamma Phi Beta Chapters
Gamma Phi Beta currently has about 187 active collegiate chapters nationwide. In addition, there are over 200,000 initiated Gamma Phis and over 150 alumnae groups in the US and Canada!
Gamma Phi Beta Symbols, Colors and Motto
Symbols: Crescent Moon
Colors: Light and Dark Brown
Flower: Pink Carnation
Motto: Founded on a rock.
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