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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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!