Named for our esteemed Washington, DC address – 1734 N Street – the purpose of the 1734 Society is to ensure the preservation of GFWC Headquarters, a National Historic Landmark. By joining in the 1734 Society you maintain the structural integrity of this historic building which continues to serve as a vital center for women’s issues and outreach all while demonstrating your pride and commitment to GFWC
Built in 1875, and established as GFWC Headquarters in 1922, the building has a rich history, serves as a residence to the International President during her administration, serves as professional office space, and houses the GFWC Women’s History and Resource Center.
All annual membership levels include the benefits listed below:
Mildren Carlson Ahlgren Level
$17.34 to 173.39
Mary King Sherman Level
$173.40 to $1,733.99
Alice Ames Winter Level
Mary Lou Parks
For accomplished author and GFWC clubwoman Mary Lou Parks, writing her club history, HerStory, was a journey that formed lasting friendships and a new perspective on women’s history.
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 Wake Forest Woman’s Club
The GFWC Wake Forest Woman’s Club, located in Wake Forest, North Carolina, has served the community for over 50 years. From sponsoring the establishment of the Wake Forest Public Library in 1961 to creating the Books for Laundromats program in 2011, members enjoy keeping busy.