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International Human Rights Day

December 8 2017. Everyone has the same rights to a basic and decent standard of living, regardless of their sex, race, and religion. Unfortunately, those rights aren’t always granted. This Sunday is International Human Rights Day. Read to learn about the day's history, and how you can use it to take action against violations of human rights.

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GFWC Winter Clothing Drives

December 1 2017. Winter is around the corner and temperatures are beginning to drop. Read more to find out how GFWC clubs have been collecting warm clothing to keep their communities safe and warm this winter.

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GFWC Book Clubs

November 17 2017. November is a month filled with literary celebrations, making it a great month for book lovers. GFWC has a lot of those! Book clubs are a popular activity for GFWC clubs, and this month is the perfect time to celebrate books and the people who read them.

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Giving Tuesday 2017

November 9 2017. Want to celebrate Giving Tuesday, but haven't decided how? Read to find out some of the ways you can make a difference this year.

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Just Too Sweet – Awareness, Advocacy, and Action to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

November 8 2017. Just Too Sweet, is designed to promote awareness, advocacy, and action to find a cure for T1D. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas loses the ability to produce insulin – a hormone essential to turning food into energy. It strikes both children and adults suddenly and is unrelated to diet or lifestyle.

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What You Can Do for National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November 3 2017. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Read to find out what your club can do to help, and maybe get some inspiration from the projects and events that the Carrollton Civic Woman’s Club (Georgia), the Woman’s Club of New Tampa (Florida), and the Woman’s Club of Emerson (New Jersey) do to support individuals and families impacted by the disease.

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Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

October 27 2017. Each year, children throughout the United States take a UNICEF box with them on Halloween night to collect change and donations. But kids aren’t the only ones who participate, and they certainly aren’t the only ones who can be of great support. Many GFWC clubs have their own collections. Read to find out how the Stone Mountain Woman's Club (Georgia) and the Metropolitan Richmond Woman’s Club (Virginia) participate in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF!

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GFWC Clubs Making a Difference

October 20 2017. GFWC clubs are no strangers to making a difference, so it's only fitting they join volunteers across the country who are doing their part for their communities on Make A Difference Day! Read to find out what projects clubwomen have come up with for this year's event.

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What Can You Do for World Food Day?

October 13 2017. October 16th is World Food Day, which is meant to raise awareness about issues involving food distribution and hunger. We've compiled a list of ideas for what you can do to observe the day!

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Clubhouse Spotlight: Architecture

October 9 2017. Every GFWC clubhouse has its own charm and flair. In this blog post, we trace the architectural histories of a few clubhouses to learn some of the interesting backstories behind the beautiful buildings that GFWC clubwomen call home.

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February 23

GFWC Career Fairs: Preparing Teens for the Future

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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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