Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter ~ Established 1935 ~ Richmond VA




For International Day of Service, the Iota Sigma Chapter and our undergraduate Chapters from Tau and Epsilon Zeta will be collecting canned goods and non-perishable items for Real Chances INC. in Richmond, Va. Real Chances INC. is a non-profit agency serving populations that face poverty, homelessness, disability, or prior incarceration. Email to schedule contact-less donation drop off. 


Aurora's Closet

Formerly known as the Poodle Purses Initiative, Aurora's Closet now takes place monthly at the Richmond Friends of the Homeless soup kitchen. The address is 1608 Chicago Ave, Richmond, VA 23224. Check our calendar for the next date!

Bring toiletries and gently used purses or give your donations to an Iota Sigma Soror as we distribute the collected supplies to our homeless community!


altThe Ladies of the Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. wish to bring you greetings and a warm welcome!

Since our founding on November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana at Butler University by seven African American school teachers, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. continues its commitment to the tenets of excellence in Scholarship, Sisterhood and Service. For more than nine decades, the dynamic women of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. from all races, religions, and professional backgrounds have built and sustained a well-known and respected reputation for not only leading positive change, but more importantly, inspiring others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more.

In 1935, the Incomparable Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter was chartered and is the oldest in the Northeastern Region (which covers Bermuda, Canada, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Haiti, Korea, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virgin Islands, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia).  Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter is comprised of women from every profession who are dedicated and sensitive in identifying the needs of the community in which we serve.

The ladies of the Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. thank you for visiting our website!  We welcome you to our community service and social programs to continue to uplift our community.  We hope you find our website to be a convenient way to learn more about the remarkable programs, initiatives, and achievements of the Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter.  


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