January 11 2018. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Phyllis Jay Dudenhoffer, GFWC International Past President from 1990-1992, on January 3, 2018.
January 5 2018. It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you that GFWC Virginia State President Fran Edwards, 66, passed away suddenly on January 4, 2018.
December 5 2017. GFWC is now accepting applications for tax-exempt status as a benefit of membership under GFWC’s group exemption umbrella. Applications are now available here.
November 15 2017. From November 9 - 12, more than 100 incoming Board of Directors Members met for the 2018-2020 Administration Orientation in Arlington, Virginia.
October 31 2017. Read about some of the projects that GFWC clubwomen accomplished for Advocates for Children's Week, and celebrate the Pioneer Junior Woman’s Club (Massachusetts) who won our App Contest!
October 29 2017. Dr. Letitia Langord is currently conducting research for a PBS documentary which will explore the development of traveling libraries. Part of this documentary will be dedicated to the work accomplished by GFWC clubwomen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justine, whose husband Paul is a Vietnam Army veteran, has been an active clubwoman for 17 years. If there’s a club office, she’s held it.
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 Morgan Park Junior Woman’s Club
Founded in 1934, the GFWC Morgan Park Junior Woman’s Club is perhaps best known for its Work Out to Wipe Out Domestic Violence Benefit Day, which raised over $10,000 last year.