March 24 2017. In 2016, the GFWC Grundy Woman’s Club (Virginia) launched a very successful campaign to advocate for those with autism and their caregivers by sharing the personal story of clubwoman JoBeth Wampler.
Saturday marks the start of Autism Awareness Month. Join the campaign by sharing JoBeth’s blog with your Federation sisters, friends, and family.
March 23 2017. It’s never too early to begin planning for Federation Day! Although clubwomen are Living the Volunteer Spirit year-round, celebrating Federation Day on April 24 is a perfect opportunity to share GFWC’s mission in your communities.
March 21 2017. GFWC Women’s History and Resource Center Chairman Kathy Canzano shares some background on Women’s History Month.
March 15 2017. Youth Art Month promotes art and art education in the United States. It is observed in March, with thousands of American schools participating, often with the involvement of local art museums and organizations such as GFWC.
March 13 2017. WHRC Intern StephanieEverett takes a look at the role of the conservation movement in GFWC, and the contradictions that arose between supporting conservation and progress in manufacturing.
March 12 2017. Mina Edison was not only an active clubwoman, but also helped to inspire and establish the LaBelle Community Woman’s Club in Labelle, Florida. Learn more about Mina and the Labelle Community Woman’s Club.
March 12 2017. Lizzie Crozier French, a clubwoman from Tennessee, was an influential force in the final vote which led to the 19th amendment. Learn more about Tennessee’s role in ensuring women’s right to vote, and Lizzie Crozier French.
March 12 2017. Lowe was an Atlanta Clubwomen around the turn of the century, who worked tirelessly towards women’s education and the betterment of her community. Click here to learn more about this remarkable clubwoman.
March 12 2017. Kathy Conzano celebrates Mary Ellen Matisse, recent recipient of the Martha Washington Women of History Award. Click here to learn more!
February 21 2017. Read Across America Day on March 2 gives clubwomen an opportunity to promote the GFWC Education Community Service Program and participate in projects that encourage reading.
As a single mother of two boys requiring emergency medical care in the past, GFWC Oconomowoc Junior Woman’s Club member Elizabeth Davy was determined to work with her club and Emergency Medical Services for Children to fund pediatric jump kit bags for Wisconsin EMS departments.
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.
GFWC Ossoli Circle
GFWC Ossoli Circle, located in Knoxville Tennessee, was founded in 1885 as a literary society and is the oldest federated women’s club in the South. Its founder, Lizzie Crozier French, was a suffragist who was inspired to create the club after visiting the Sorosis Woman’s Club in 1868.