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Pat King
                                                                 Sara Friedman
pking4@neb.rr.com                                              sfriedman@neb.rr.com
402-489-3695                                                         402-477-6050

GFWC and NFWC encourage members to reach beyond their own clubs and communities to help make the world better through education, advocacy and action.  GFWC partners include: Heifer International, Operation SMILE, Shot@ Life, and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.  

WATERisLIFE is a Nebraska project.  It is a portable drinking straw that filters out waterborne diseases and provides safe, clean drinking water to children in underdeveloped countries.  One ten dollar straw can provide safe water to one child for one year.  Other WATERisLIFE projects include drilling and repairing water wells.

Heritage League members have been donating spare change to WATERisLIFE at each meeting.  The funds will be added to money from other District I clubs at the District I Convention in the fall.

Water is Life Jewelry and Scarf Auction Raises Over $700.00.

                        Organizers of Jewelry and Scarf auction: Judy Vieselmeyer, Marge Duncan,
                        Jody Cox, Mary Riley and Janet Domeier.

Operation Smile 

Mildred Petersen made 87 "no-no" armbands for Operation Smile.  They were sent to Operation Smile along with crayons, personal items, and small toys in February.

Members made 22 Smile Dolls and 11 No-No armbands.  Toiletries, tongue depressors, and $40 in check donations were also sent to Operation Smile in 2012.

Visit Operation Smile for more information :-)