What We Do

All About Improving the Lives of Others through Community Service

Community Service Programs are the programs and projects Members and Clubs initiate and participate in to serve their communities, including projects with GFWC Partners.

Arts

The goal is to create programs and projects that include music, literature, dance, drama, theatre, and other arts-related areas, both traditional and innovative, that cause the world around us to see and feel what they might have only once imagined. CLICK HERE for more information.

Conservation

The GFWC Conservation Community Service Program encourages awareness of our natural resources and caring for the world around us. It offers information and ideas to promote environmental appreciation and protection. Work to preserve, maintain, and restore our natural resources; protect habitats for plants and animals; and develop sustainable habits. CLICK HERE for more information.

Education

The GFWC Education Program includes support of the following initiatives:

  • Libraries
  • Literacy
  • Schools
  • Scholarships
  • Epsilon Sigma Omicron (ESO)

Program Partner is Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY).

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Home Life

Through the GFWC Home LIfe Community Service Program clubs may develop and implement creative projects that promote a healthy lifestyle; increase awareness, prevention, research, and treatment of disease; target personal development; address the issues of hunger, inadequate housing, and homelessness; and/or prevent or correct financial difficulties.

Program Partner is Canine Companions for Independence.

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International Outreach

GFWC Clubwomen engage with the Global Community to make a lasting difference in the lives of others throughout the world.

Program Partners include:

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Public Issues

The GFWC Public Issues Community Service Program is designed to actively connect members with effective projects and activities relating to civic and social responsibilities. Areas include:

  • Citizenship
  • Military Personnel
  • Emergency & Disaster Preparedness
  • Safety & Crime Prevention

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GFWC Signature Programs

Domestic Violence Awareness

& Prevention

The goal of the GFWC Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention is to increase awareness of and help prevent the widespread occurrence of domestic abuse and violence against women in communities across the nation by working with national domestic violence networks, supporting existing activities, working with various established programs, and initiating educational opportunities for club members and local citizens. GFWC is a powerful voice for those who have no voice. CLICK HERE for more information.

Advocates for Children

GFWC Juniors’ Special Program: Advocates for Children is designed to encourage all Women’s, Junior, Juniorette, and International Affiliate clubs to make a difference in our world by becoming advocates for children. Members may choose to organize projects that benefit children in their community, state, or the world. CLICK HERE for more information.

Club Member and Organizational Advancement Areas

Click the links below to learn more through the GFWC Advancement Guides.