Throughout our Sesquicentennial Celebration, AIS Alumnae from around the world are gathering together to celebrate the 150th Anniversary at Owls Unite regional parties and during regional Acts of Kindness events. Check out the regional events below to learn more about the happenings nearest you. And don't forget about the Closing Ceremonies & Alumnae Weekend events on campus, we'd love to see you in Rosemont!
Owls Unite: City Confidential San Francisco
February 27, 2020
6 to 8 p.m. | Autodesk Gallery
Join fellow Owls in San Francisco to celebrate Agnes Irwin's sesquicentennial.
Owls Unite: City Confidential Boston
April 4, 2020
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Harvard University
Join fellow Owls in Boston to celebrate Agnes Irwin's sesquicentennial.
Wednesday, March 11 | 3 to 5 p.m.
Partner Organization: Baby2Baby
5830 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016
Local Leads: Mikelle Nickens ’05 and Kate Pierce ’04
Baby2Baby provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves. We are proud to partner with Baby2Baby to learn about the organization and help with the highest need project, such as sorting the donations, stocking the warehouse, and/or creating baby bundle packages.
Saturday, March 14 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Partner Organization: Cradles 2 Crayons
4700 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144
Local Lead: Shaina Flynn Hamilton ’01
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in low-income or homeless situations, with the essential items needed to thrive — at home, at school, and at play. We are partnering with them to host a donation drive and sort items at their facility.
Saturday, March 14 | 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Partner Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Location TBD by Habitat, but builds are usually only 15 minutes away from their headquarters located at 824 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30316.
Local Lead: Kareema Levetter Gray ’90
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity transforms communities by acting as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through education, innovative development, partnerships, and long-term relationships with families. We are proud to partner with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity for a one-day home build.
Sunday, March 22 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Partner Organization: Surfrider Foundation
Ocean Beach Stairwell 17 (across from Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant)
Local Lead: Hollis McLellan Unruh ’80
Surfrider is a community of everyday people who passionately protect our playground — the ocean, waves, and beaches that provide us so much enjoyment. We are proud to partner with them by participating in a local beach clean up. Come on down and help save the beach!
Saturday, March 28 | 2 to 4:30 PM
Partner Organization: Keep Britain Tidy
Local Leads: Kate Archer ’05 and Lauren Sottile Robinson ’04
Keep Britain Tidy is a UK-based independent environmental charity, which campaigns to reduce litter, improve local places and prevent waste. We are proud to partner with Keep Britain tidy for a one-day tidy-up session, scheduled to coincide with The Great British Spring Clean 2020 UK-wide event.
New York City
Thursday, April 2 | 6 to 8 p.m.
Partner Organization: Welcome Baby USA
Jack D. Weiler Hospital, 1825 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461
Local Lead: Alison Moser ’06
Welcome Baby provides low-income mothers with one package containing all of the items they'll need for their newborn in the first four weeks of life. We are proud to partner with Welcome Baby and Montefiore Hospital to pack and distribute Welcome Baby boxes to local mothers in need.
Shop Commemorative Merchandise
Our new AIS Shop features 150th commemorative merchandise and AIS swag. Now it's easier than ever to represent the Blue and Gold!
The co-chairs of Agnes Irwin's Sesquicentennial Celebration, along with the chairs of our regional and on-campus events, are hard at work behind-the-scenes! Please email AIS150@agnesirwin.org with any questions regarding our events or ways you can get involved!