November 19, 2020. Request a Virtual Living Gift Market with Heifer International by November 19.
November 20, 2020. World Children’s Day is on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare.
November 25, 2020. The UN Secretary-General’s UNITE Campaign to End Violence Against Women is hosting a United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
December 1, 2020. Consider making a gift to GFWC through the Member Portal this Giving Tuesday!
December 3, 2020. The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Futures Without Violence, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer's Association, and Alzheimer's Impact Movement are hosting a virtual Hill briefing: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19.
December 9, 2020. Stay tuned for details!
December 10, 2020.
Clubwoman Jane Addams became the first woman awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.
December 12, 2020.
In 1869 women in the Wyoming Territory were granted the right to vote.
December 19, 2020. National Wreaths Across America Day is December 19, 2020.
December 19, 2020.
Jane Cunningham Croly was born in Market Harborough, England in 1829.
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 Polk County Service Club
GFWC Polk County Service Club (Oregon) served as the coordinators for the Polk County Fair Talent Contest. There were two divisions (Youth from age 3-12 and Young Adult from 13-19) with 17 contestants. Laurel Jones, Vice President of GFWC Polk County Service Club, served as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Parents, grandparents, and friends all came out to fill the audience and it was very well attended. One of the Judges was GFWC Oregon State President, Pam Briggs.