Volunteers in Action: Woman’s Century Club of Nampa; GFWC Temple Terrace Woman’s Club; GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club
October 4, 2018
We always have Volunteers in Action to showcase because GFWC clubs are constantly on the move, planning new ways to improve their community and executing it with wonderful results. We treasure the opportunity to share events and projects that clubs do, so if you have something to share, send it to PR@GFWC.org for the chance to be featured on our blog. In the meantime, check out some of these great ideas!
The Woman’s Century Club of Nampa (Idaho) entered a patriotic float in the local Parade America. The date commemorated the ending of World War I. There were red poppies strewn about the bed, and members played the story of the battlefield of Flanders’ Field to educate the community.
In honor of National Day of Service and Remembrance on 9-11, many clubs paid tribute. The GFWC Temple Terrace Woman’s Club (Florida) hosts an annual First Responders Breakfast! The club members are happy and proud to show their appreciation by providing a delicious home cooked meal for the men and women who do so much for their city.
The GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club (Florida) honors first responders by presenting the Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Technicians in their local cities with baskets filled with snacks and fruit.
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Bobbie Schorsten decided joining GFWC Woman’s Club of Hendersonville would be a great way to help others.
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 Millington Junior Women's Club
Each year April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Kathleen Sweeney, Executive Director/Forensic Interviewer of The Child Advocacy Center of Tuscola County (CACTC), spoke at GFWC Millington Junior Women's Club (Michigan) monthly meeting and told members that 10% of the 235 reported cases of child abuse in 2017 in Tuscola County were from Millington Township, including Millington. It inspired them to take action with the "Color Me Blue" Project.