October 21 2019. On October 10, 2019, GFWC New Hampshire was inducted into the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence’s HALL OF FAME. The Coalition recognizes an individual and an organization annually for their tireless efforts on behalf of victims of crime and support of survivors.
Volunteers in Action: GFWC Fairmont Woman’s Club, GFWC Nampa Woman’s Century Club, GFWC South Baldwin Woman’s Club
October 15 2019. The GFWC Fairmont Woman’s Club (NE), GFWC Nampa Woman’s Century Club (ID), and GFWC South Baldwin Woman’s Club (AL) are featured on this week's blog.
October 9 2019. GFWC Colorado members gathered together to participate in a special project, which was organized by the staff of Mesa Verde National Park.
October 1 2019. The GFWC Acorn Club of Seaford (Delaware) recently unveiled two historical markers in its community.
Volunteers in Action: GFWC Northwest Suburban Woman’s Club; Oregon City Woman’s Club; GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club
September 16 2019. When GFWC Northwest Suburban Woman's Club (Illinois) petitioned Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi concerning HR 2793 as part of GFWC's Brand Initiative for clubwomen to make a 1,000 contacts to representatives in support of Miranda's Law, they decided to go big!
Volunteers in Action: GFWC Meadowlarks; Women’s Club of Farmingdale; GFWC Ohio Junior Cyberlinks Club
September 11 2019. The GFWC Meadowlarks, a club new to GFWC Wyoming, has been very busy over the summer. Members painted hallways at the local homeless shelter, COMEA House. They also served a delicious lunch to a Habitat for Humanity Crew, staying to visit and eat with them.
Volunteers in Action: Village Improvement Association; Liliburn Woman’s Club; and Oconomowoc Woman’s Club
September 4 2019. This summer a team of Village Improvement Association volunteers staffed the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk Information Kiosk on Mondays and Tuesdays as they have for the past nine years. More than 55 VIA volunteers worked over 300 hours to keep the information flowing to beach visitors.
Volunteers in Action: GFWC High Springs Woman’s Club; Marietta Woman’s Club; Women’s Club of Farmingdale
August 27 2019. The GFWC High Springs Woman’s Club (Florida) members made beautiful “Angel Gowns” for children who are unable to go home with their parents. Wedding gowns, prom dresses, and First Communion dresses are donated to create them. Accessories include baby blankets and bracelets. A heart is made from the same fabric, including an angel charm, for the parents as a keepsake.
August 21 2019. The GFWC South Baldwin Woman’s Club (Alabama) stays busy by supplying food, clothing, and gas cards to clients at the Home Health Agency. This year, they also donated hygiene items and school supplies to a local school.
Volunteers in Action: Mulvane Federated Women’s Club; Iranian Federated Women’s Club; Murray Women’s Civic Guild
August 12 2019. In support of the Women in the Military Grand Initiative, the Mulvane Federated Women's Club (Kansas) have been sending emails, cards, and care packages to a deployed female soldier. The solider provided a list of items that she liked, ranging from her favorite chewing gum to preferences for hygiene items.
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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.
Oregon City Woman's Club
The Oregon City Woman's Club (Oregon) participated at the National Night Out on August 7 with a booth advertising their club.