Fast Facts

Founded

October 23, 1897 at State Female Normal School (now Longwood University), Farmville, Va.

Membership

More than 230,000 members throughout the world; 159 active collegiate chapters and more than 500 chartered alumnae chapters nationwide

National Headquarters

3205 Players Lane, Memphis, TN 38125
(901) 748-1897; (800) 536-1897

Symbols & Mascots

nautilus shell, dagger, teddy bear and katydid

Colors

olive green and pearl white

Jewels

diamond, emerald, pearl

Flowers

white rose

National Philanthropies

Girl Scouts of the USA
Prevent Child Abuse America
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Orthopaedic Research Awards




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