The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) is an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.
Founded on April 24, 1890
GFWC celebrates it’s 128th birthday today!
With over 80,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state, the District of Columbia, and more than a dozen countries, GFWC members work in their own communities to support the arts, preserve natural resources, advance education, promote healthy lifestyles, encourage civic involvement, and work toward world peace and understanding.
Since 1890, GFWC’s impact has been felt throughout communities across the United States and the World.
The Woman’s Club of Colorado Springs has been a proud member of GFWC since 1902.
For an interesting article on GFWC founder, Jane Cunningham Croly, and the origins of GFWC visit Atlas Obscura and read “The Feminist Lunch That Broke Boundaries 150 Years Ago”