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Sigma Gamma Rho enhances the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally. The Lambda Eta Sigma Alumnae Chapter serves Jefferson Country, Alabama and surrounding areas. Sigma Gamma Rho’s commitment to service is expressed in its slogan, “Greater Service, Greater Progress.”

Upcoming Events

  • Raffle Giveaway
    Wed, Dec 07
    Raffle Giveaway
    Dec 07, 2022, 8:00 AM CST – Dec 31, 2022, 12:00 PM CST
    Raffle Giveaway
    Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win! Proceeds from the raffle will go to support the Lambda Eta Sigma Scholarship fund.
  • Founders' Week Events
    Sun, Nov 06
    Location is TBD
    Nov 06, 2022, 12:00 AM – Nov 12, 2022, 11:50 PM
    Location is TBD
    Founders' week is quickly approaching! Join the ladies of Lambda Eta Sigma Alumnae Chapter in celebration of our Illustrious 7 Founders by participating in our social media activities or attending one of our many events. Navigate to the Programs > Events tab for more information.
  • Centennial Back to School Event
    Sat, Aug 06
    Aug 06, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Birmingham, 3136 Norwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35234, USA
    SAVE THE DATE! LHS is excited to host our Centennial Back 2 School Expo August 6th at Norwood Elementary School.
  • Bowling for Babies
    Fri, Apr 22
    Apr 22, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bowlero, 2908 Riverview Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242, USA
  • Centennial Youth Symposium
    Sat, Mar 12
    Mar 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Fairfield, 420 Forest Dr, Fairfield, AL 35064, USA
  • Centennial Health Summit
    Sat, Jan 22
    Rock School Complex
    Jan 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Rock School Complex, 4509 Pinson Blvd, Pinson, AL 35126, USA


Greetings and salutations! 

On behalf of the Lambda Eta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.  Whether you are a Soror, Philo, Rhoer, family or friend of a member, welcome!  I encourage you to bookmark this site, as we will frequently have updates about our community service events, fundraisers, social gatherings and special announcements. 


As the Basileus (President) of this lovely chapter of hard-working, dedicated, service-oriented women, it is an honor and pleasure to represent this organization in the Jefferson County, AL area.  If you have any questions on getting involved with our chapter, attending one of our events, or inviting us to one of your events, please feel free to reach out to me at your convenience. 


Again, you are welcomed to our site, where the Standard is always Golden!



Jermeisha Purdie 

Chapter Basileus 



Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., is fully committed to assisting those in need as well as the betterment of communities around the globe. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority works in partnership with national support organizations including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), National Urban League, The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and many others. The Sorority has a proud history of offering service wherever chapters exists under the auspice of the organization’s signature program entitled, Project Reassurance, which is broken even further into five essential programs under it's umbrella: 

Annual Youth Symposium

Held simultaneously, on the second Saturday of March by Alumnae Chapters across the nation, our Youth Symposium serves as a unifying effort during Sigma Week. 



Sigma Gamma Rho’s Swim 1922 campaign aims to address the swimming disparity by having Olympians and members of the sorority teach the community about water safety and how to swim.


Big BookBag

Operation BigBookBag is a program designed to address the needs, challenges and issues that face school-aged children who are educationally at-risk in local homeless shelters and extended-care hospitals and facilities. 


Cradle Care

A collaboration between Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and the March of Dimes, Project Cradle Care Prenatal Health Program seeks to improve pregnancy outcomes in high-risk communities by increasing the number of women of childbearing age who receive adequate prenatal education and care.

Women's Wellness Initiative

The Women’s Wellness Initiative is a consolidated effort that allows chapters to focus on health issues that impact women; specifically, women of color, such a  Breast Cancer Awareness, Intimate and Domestic Violence, Heart Health, Diabetes Health, Mental Health and other issues that target women. 



Outside of the five national programs, Lambda Eta Sigma Alumnae Chapter is also a driving force for change in the Pinson (Birmingham) and Jefferson County community. To learn more about our local programming and how you can join us, click the link below.

Interested In Learning More About Sigma Gamma Rho?

Interested in membership in Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated?  Click the button below to learn more about membership levels and requirements. Interested in Lambda Eta Sigma Alumnae Chapter? Complete the "Contact Us" form below and you will receive an email from us with more information. (Be sure to check your spam/junk folder.) 


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 Address. 209 20th St. North #136 Birmingham, Alabama 35203

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