November 5 2018. The call for 2019 applications is now open! All journalists who have advanced the rights of women through their work are encouraged to apply.
September 17 2018. GFWC welcomes the newly formed GFWC Belmopan Women’s Club and the GFWC Belmopan Juniorettes from Belize!
July 26 2018. Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall last Friday, people in Houston, across the Gulf Coast, and around the country have come to the aid of those affected by the devastating flooding in southeastern Texas. Many of our own clubwomen have been impacted and many are offering assistance. In response to this outpouring of concern, GFWC Texas has established a fund to aid hurricane victims.
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.
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.
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.
GFWC High Springs New Century Woman's Club
Members from the GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club of District 5 in Florida visited Partnership for Strong Families to present them with 24 “Birthday Bags.”