June 9 2022. GFWC recognizes June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
May 19 2022. GFWC congratulates Rosie Hidalgo on her Presidential nomination to lead the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice.
April 28 2022. On April 7, by a bipartisan vote of 53-47, the Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
April 12 2022. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs recognizes April 17-23, 2022 as Volunteers in Action Week, which takes place every fourth week of April to honor National Volunteer Month. This week leads into celebrating Federation Day on April 24, the 132nd anniversary of GFWC’s founding and clubwomen’s commitment to unite and make positive change in local and global communities.
April 1 2022. One-hundred years ago today, April 1, 1922, GFWC acquired its historic home at 1734 N St. NW in Washington, DC.
March 23 2022. GFWC is excited to announce a new partnership with GFWC Affiliate Organization Hope for Justice, a new global anti-trafficking charity, that works from more than 30 locations across five continents to bring an end to modern day slavery and human trafficking.
March 17 2022. GFWC will award more Success for Survivor Scholarships in 2022 than in recent years!
March 16 2022. GFWC International President Marian St.Clair attends White House event with President Joe Biden to commemorate the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The House of Representatives passed its bill on March 17, 2021.
March 10 2022. On March 9, GFWC continued its tradition of celebrating Women’s History Month event. The guest speaker was Stephen A. Hansen, architectural historian, historic preservation specialist, and author.
March 4 2022. GFWC congratulates Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) on introducing the Senate’s Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022.
For more than 60 years, GFWC clubwoman and 2020 Jennie Award Winner Barbara Winingham has been making a difference in her community by volunteering with GFWC Texas and GFWC Amity Club of Bowie.
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 Marlton Woman’s Club
The GFWC Marlton Woman’s Club (New Jersey) has 41 members who are always trying to put a smile on the faces of others. President Lisa Levin said, “My goal has always been to work together as a club, making our members shine, and making a significant difference in the lives of others.” She also encourages leadership and engagement by motivating members to be a chairperson or to be part of a committee.