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.
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.
August 25 2017. GFWC is now accepting applications for the Mediator Class of 2018. Read further to learn more about how you can become a Mediator and be an invaluable service to the Federation.
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!