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Alumnae Ministry & Service Opportunities

Strawberry Market 

The Alumnae Association Board's Ministry and Service Committee, in partnership with Alison McGrorty-Crotts, M.D., M.P.H. '04, supports Strawberry Market, a food and necessities pantry for the patients of Strawberry Mansion Health Center in North Philadelphia.

The Gwynedd community is the exclusive provider for the market, so we are asking for continued support to keep it fully stocked! The market is in need of all items on its wishlist.

Items are available to the patients free of charge. The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged this already-struggling neighborhood, leaving many patients unable to work or provide basic necessities for their families. With the help of the Alumnae Association, we have kept the market stocked with food, personal care items, clothing, and cleaning supplies since May 2021.

Items can be purchased directly from the Strawberry Mansion Pantry Target Wish List and will ship directly to Dr. McGrorty-Crotts or items can be dropped off in a bin located inside Gwynedd's front door at any time.

How to support Strawberry Market

  • Purchase items directly from the Strawberry Mansion Pantry Target Wish List and ship directly to Dr. McGrorty-Crotts
  • Drop items off in a bin located inside Gwynedd's front door
  • Purchase a Target gift card and send it to
  • Send money via Venmo to @Ali-McCrotts
  • Make a check out to Alison McGrorty-Crotts and mail to GMAHS

Shop the Strawberry Market Wish List

Note: Please keep your donations consistent with the brands listed on the Target registry list, so patients can shop the pantry just like they would any other store. This list is ever growing and evolving, so please continue to check back.



Alumnae Day of Service

Each year, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School alumnae, students, faculty, and staff celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by completing a Day of Service.

Alumnae across the country spend time serving their local communities, and those in the Philadelphia area and their children (ages 4 and up) are invited to gather at Gwynedd to organize donations and make cards to support the Cradles to Crayons Ready for Learning Campaign

Thank you to those who participated in the Day of Service on Monday, January 16, 2023. More information regarding the 2024 Alumnae Day of Service will be posted soon.

Questions? Reach out to Alumnae Association Ministry & Service Committee Chair Mary Kate McNulty Gallo '02 at