The GFWC Woman’s League of Mount Airy
The GFWC Woman’s League of Mount Airy, North Carolina consists of 12 women who work together to make a difference in their community.
“We are a small but very active group in our community hoping to make it a better place for all,” said Lisa Goodin, the club’s president.
The club, chartered in 1997, is known for two outstanding projects. Firstly, Wrap a Smile were clubwomen raise money for Operation Smile. Secondly, the Andie Opie Take me Fishing Day when the club partners with the Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Stop Child Abuse Now, Mount Airy Parks and Recreation, and Healing Waters to teach local children how to fish.
“GFWC means friendship, working, and volunteering with like-minded women for a common cause,” said Wendy Carriker, a member of the club. “We all come from different walks of life and are at different places in our lives, yet we come together and really do make a difference in so many ways in our community and beyond.”
“We are a small but very active group in our community hoping to make it a better place for all.”
Mary Lou Parks
For accomplished author and GFWC clubwoman Mary Lou Parks, writing her club history, HerStory, was a journey that formed lasting friendships and a new perspective on women’s history.
Success For Survivors Scholarship
Each year, GFWC awards scholarships to help intimate partner abuse survivors obtain a post-secondary education that offers a chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.
Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills
The Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills (New Jersey) knows how to have fun and promote a good cause at the same time.