Support the Success for Survivors Scholarship Fund
GFWC is excited to enter a fundraising agreement with Starfish Project for the 2020–2022 Administration. Starfish Project is an organization that supports women escaping human trafficking and exploitation. The organization is currently working with more than 150 survivors to provide a fresh start in life by arranging safe housing, healthcare, education and training, and employing them to make jewelry and garments to support its mission.
Through this endorsed fundraiser, 25% of the proceeds from any Starfish Project products purchased through this dedicated link will go to GFWC’s Success for Survivors Scholarship! View Starfish Project’s necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, and garments. Order your next favorite piece of jewelry today and help a survivor of human trafficking succeed!
Hope Royer joined GFWC looking for an avenue to conduct community service. In her 40+ years with the Federation, she has found that, and then some.
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 Polk County Service Club
GFWC Polk County Service Club (Oregon) served as the coordinators for the Polk County Fair Talent Contest. There were two divisions (Youth from age 3-12 and Young Adult from 13-19) with 17 contestants. Laurel Jones, Vice President of GFWC Polk County Service Club, served as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Parents, grandparents, and friends all came out to fill the audience and it was very well attended. One of the Judges was GFWC Oregon State President, Pam Briggs.