Current LOCAL Club Projects
Where do you want to help?
Members participate in and support projects in art, conservation, education, health, home life, international affairs and public affairs.
RAISE MONEY FOR PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS: Raised over $2000 for USO in 2016. Raised $2000 for Easter Seals through Race and Telethon in 2017. Raised $2200 for St. Jude. Reclaim 13 in 2019 received over $2000. 2020 was cancelled but the recipient, children's cancer research, received $4500 in 2021.
Raising money for Guardian Angel Services
Provide an art opportunity each month to residents at a local facility for adults with delayed development.
Support domestic violence reduction events. Provide pro-social activities for Mental Health Court. Sell 911 safety address signs.
Support awareness programs and organizations stopping as human trafficking and Click for Babies.
Support New Beginnings women’s crisis center available to ALL women for ANY reason.
Support local food bank, P.A.D.S. homeless shelters, and Micropantries.
Support high school Redskin Helping Hands program with food and clothing donations.
Develop and support self-esteem development projects for teens and young women.
Support nutrition and health.
Support I & M Canal Corridor.
Support the arts through participation with the EXibit nonprofit Fine Art Center & Gallery, Morris Theater Guild, Liberty Arts Festival and more.
Install and support Little Free Library and literacy.
Sponsor a bridge marathon to provide scholarships for high school students to summer educational enrichment camps.
Send sophomore students to Northern Illinois Leadership Seminar (NILS).
Provide pro-social activities at nursing homes and Illinois Valley Industries.
Plant and maintain flowers in Chapin Park and at Fire Bell Tower.
Support and collect supplies for the Grundy County Animal Shelter.
Support assorted other groups with projects.
Plant trees in Shawnee National forest as memorials or honorariums.
Provided an education to a young woman through Heifer International.
Provided farming opportunities to international families.
Provided graduation assistance for local alternative high school.
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!
But we aren't just about work and service . . . . we have fun events, too.
We have social dinners!
Sign making and painting opportunities!
Fairy and container gardening!
Wine and whiskey tasting!
And any other event that members are seeking.
General Federation: Highlights
GFWC Long Proud History
Local Club Historic Achievements