Thank you for your interest in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. GFWC is one of the world’s largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational, women’s volunteer service organizations. Our members live up to our mission by volunteering millions of hours each year to create global change by working on a local level.
Direct media enquiries, as well as requests for GFWC images and logos, to the GFWC Communications and Public Relations Department.
GFWC Communications Director Carrie deGuzman
1734 N Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
An eight-year Air Force veteran, Penny has been a GFWC member since 2008, and is currently serving as the club president of GFWC Helena Woman’s Club (Montana).
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.
The Rochester Junior Women's Club
The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (Michigan) was established in 1956 with 16 members, and today has over 70 members that always come together to support one another. The club chooses three or four major charities to support and several smaller ones, donating approximately $30,000 each year. In total since its inception, the club has provided more than 1 million hours of community service, and raised more than $928,000 to support their community!