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Celebrate GFWC Advocates for Children Week

October 18 2017. To raise awareness for GFWC’s child advocacy efforts, Sunday, October 22 to Saturday, October 28, 2017 has been declared GFWC Advocates for Children Week.

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Read for the Record

September 25 2017. Join GFWC Iowa Solon Women’s Club's President Pat Zimmerman in Read for the Record, a day dedicated to reading to young school children since it's never to early to encourage a love of books.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 30th Anniversary Event

September 18 2017. In recognition of the anniversary of Congress passing the first Violence Against Women Act in September 1994 and in support of the upcoming Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, GFWC President Sheila E. Shea attended a congressional briefing where Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) focused on the intersection between domestic violence and firearms.

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Join Operation Smile on a Medical Mission to Guadalajara, Mexico

September 7 2017. An Operation Smile medical mission trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and they would love you to join them! During your time at the mission site in Guadalajara, Mexico, you’ll have the chance to meet patients as they arrive for screening, and follow them through the entire mission experience, from their medical evaluations to the operating room and recovery.

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Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

August 30 2017. Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall last Friday, people in Houston, across the Gulf Coast, and around the country have come to the aid of those affected by the devastating flooding in southeastern Texas. Many of our own clubwomen have been impacted and many are offering assistance. In response to this outpouring of concern, GFWC Texas has established a fund to aid hurricane victims.

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Make a Difference. Be a GFWC Mediator

August 25 2017. GFWC is now accepting applications for the Mediator Class of 2018. Read further to learn more about how you can become a Mediator and be an invaluable service to the Federation.

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2017 GFWC Annual Convention Awards Program

August 2 2017. Download the 2017 Awards Programs to learn which individuals, clubs, and states were applauded for their invaluable contributions to the Federation, to our GFWC Partners, and to communities across the nation.

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Aela Callan Receives the Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism

July 12 2017. During the Gala Banquet at the 2017 GFWC Annual Convention, International President Sheila E. Shea presented documentary filmmaker and journalist Aela Callan with the Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism Covering Issues of Concern to Women.

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Download the GFWC Signature Program Action Guide

June 17 2017. This new Action Guide was designed to help you gain a basic understanding of GFWC’s Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention. In addition to learning about the various forms of Domestic Violence, you will also learn about how you can take action both nationally and within your community.

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The Grand Bahama American Women’s Club Breaks Fundraising Record with Their Annual Tournament

June 13 2017. The Grand Bahamas American Women’s Club raised over $36,000 at its annual golf tournament in February. “It was the most we’ve raised in 14 years,” said Club President Christine Gardner. “Club members gave it their all and the community was very, very generous.”

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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.

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