Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention
GFWC is a national leader in the fight to end domestic violence by raising awareness about this social issue. By supporting existing activities, working with various established programs, and initiating educational opportunities for club members and local citizens, the goal of the GFWC Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention is to increase awareness of the widespread occurrence of domestic abuse.
Learn more about the Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention in the GFWC Club Manual.
GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship
Thank you for your interest in the Success for Survivors Scholarship. The deadline for submitting applications for 2013 has passed. Scholarship recipients will be notified in late April. The 2014 application will be available in October 2013. For questions, contact the Programs department at Programs@GFWC.org.
Step Away from Abuse | GFWC Sock Project
Help domestic violence survivors “Step Away From Abuse” by working with domestic violence shelters in your local community by participating in the GFWC Sock Project. Place a pair of new socks in a quart-size, clear plastic baggie. Affix a personalized label with a message of support and encouragement from your club, that reads: “As you begin your new life and Step Away from Abuse, we hope you will find comfort and warmth as you walk into your newly found freedom."
Label Template (Word | Fill-in PDF) Recommended for use with Avery Name Badges 5395 (2.33 x 3.38 inches).
Prevent Child Abuse with Pinwheels for Prevention®
All pinwheels are currently sold out. GFWC partner Prevent Child Abuse America extends a heartfelt thank you to all GFWC members and clubs who supported the Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign. Using the pinwheel as a symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention, the campaign focuses on prioritizing healthy child development and eradicating child abuse and neglect. Check back soon to see if more pinwheels become available.
Download Activities for Children:
Make Your Own Pinwheels
Pinwheel Coloring Sheet