Alpha Gamma Rho Launches Inaugural Day of Giving on Fraternity's Founders’ Day

March 8, 2024 | Posted In Newsroom

[Kansas City, MO, March 8, 2024] – Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR), the world’s only agricultural Fraternity, is proud to announce the launch of its first-ever Day of Giving, coinciding with the celebration of the Fraternity's Founders’ Day on April 4th. The event will be 1904 minutes in length extending from 2pm CST on April 3rd to 10pm CST April 4th. This historic celebration marks a significant milestone in AGR's commitment to fostering the next generation of agricultural leaders while honoring its rich legacy. 

Founded on principles of scholarship, leadership, and fellowship, Alpha Gamma Rho has been a cornerstone of the agricultural community since its establishment in 1904. With a network of almost 60,000 alumni across the United States, AGR continues to uphold its mission of developing men into principled leaders for the agricultural industry. Maintaining status as a social professional organization, the Fraternity is more relevant than ever, meeting the evolving needs of members at 73 chapters and 1 colony around the nation. 

The Day of Giving presents an opportunity for members, alumni, friends, and supporters of Alpha Gamma Rho to come together and make a collective impact on the future of agriculture. Contributions made during this event will support various initiatives aimed at advancing the brotherhood, promoting leadership development, and empowering chapters through local chapter excellence. 

"We are thrilled to launch our inaugural Day of Giving on such a significant occasion – the Fraternity's Founders’ Day," said Carol Johnson, Ed.D, Chief Development Officer. "This event embodies the spirit of unity and generosity that defines the brotherhood. It is a chance for us to rally together and make a significant impact in the lives of future agricultural leaders. Every dollar will make a difference!" 

Throughout the Day of Giving, participants will have the opportunity to engage with AGR through virtual events, social media campaigns, and interactive challenges. These activities will highlight the impact of philanthropy within the Fraternity and showcase the collective efforts of the AGR community. Ambassadors from each chapter will be engaged, stressing the importance of involvement from all brothers at every campus where Alpha Gamma Rho resides. 

"We invite everyone – members, alumni, partners, and supporters – to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion," added Rex Martin, CEO of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. "Together, we can ensure that Alpha Gamma Rho continues to be a beacon of excellence in agriculture for generations to come." 

To learn more about Alpha Gamma Rho's Day of Giving and how to participate, please visit

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