THE REDLANDS AREA PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION
The Redlands Area Panhellenic Association (“RAPA”), a non-profit, unincorporated association, established in 1949 to serve the greater Redlands, California area, is an alumnae member of the National Panhellenic Conference (“NPC”). www.NPCwomen.org RAPA is also an alumnae member of the Southern California Council of Alumnae Panhellenics (“SCCAP”).
RAPA’s membership is comprised of women who are initiated, alumnae members of the 26 national NPC sororities. For over 33 years, RAPA’s primary philanthropy has been to raise funds for college scholarships.
RAPA’s mission is to:
Promote inter-fraternity friendship and support; serve as a source of information about sorority and fraternity life; demonstrate Panhellenic’s high purposes and lasting values; and provide higher educational opportunities for qualified young women of the greater Redlands, California area through scholarships and assistance.
Young Women Contemplating Sorority Membership:
If you are a young woman contemplating college and sorority membership, please visit the websites listed on this website under the “SCCAP” heading, where the link will direct you to the SCCAP website. The SCCAP website offers a wealth of information concerning sorority membership, the recruitment process, the qualifications, and personal references; it may offer answers to your questions. If, after reading the SCCAP website, you have further questions, do not hesitate to call one of the RAPA Officers; she can usually answer your questions or direct you to someone else who can. Each of us in RAPA treasures our sorority experience, and is eager to help you obtain sorority membership. Also, the NPC website given above has a lot of information to offer concerning recruitment.
If you are an alumna of a National Panhellenic sorority, we would be delighted to talk to you and have you attend our meetings. The dates and addresses are all listed under the “Meetings” heading on this website, and our President would love to hear from you. Co-President: Ginger Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Panhellenic Conference 2015
According to Panhellenic’s most recent data (2015-16 school year), “there are 176 Alumnae Panhellenics. In the past year, community-based alumnae groups have collectively:
Donated 115,594 hours to community service
Raised $490,399 for undergraduate and graduate scholarships
Awarded $508,850 for undergraduate and graduate scholarships
And awarded 466 scholarships.”
“NPC, one of the largest organizations advocating for women, is the umbrella group for 26 national and international sororities. NPC sororities are located on more than 672 campuses with 411,242 undergraduate members in 3,288 undergraduate chapters. Alumnae are represented in 3,773 associations throughout the world.” For more information, including a complete list of NPC sororities, visit www.NPCWomen.org.