GFWC Junior Women’s Club of Lake Murray
The GFWC Junior Women’s Club of Lake Murray (South Carolina) aims to improve the Lake Murray area through various hands-on projects. Each month holds new and exciting volunteer opportunities, such as helping at a local children’s shelter, packing Snack Packs for area schools, and adopting a family for Christmas.
Founded in 2012, the club’s 37 members are actively involved in making a positive difference in the lives of others.
“Apart from making some wonderful friends and spending time volunteering, I’ve gained valuable leadership skills and met some incredible community leaders.”
Sarah Bonner, president of the Junior Women’s Club of Lake Murray, joined the club to make new friends and to help improve her community, but says she has gained so much more.
“Apart from making some wonderful friends and spending time volunteering, I’ve gained valuable leadership skills and met some incredible community leaders,” Sarah said. “I’ve also learned that no matter how big or small the task, taking the time to serve others is one of the greatest expressions of love and kindness we can offer.”
Shana Folk is a fundraising guru. Whether coordinating club projects or working with her husband to host events and parties, Shana knows how to rally people together toward a cause.
Success For Survivors Scholarship
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Woodbridge Woman’s Club
Since 1965, the GFWC Woodbridge Woman’s Club (Virginia) has focused on making a difference in the lives of women, children, and families in their community. With approximately 50 members, the club is a vibrant part of Woodbridge and actively conducts education, conservation, and home life projects.