GFWC Mission Statement
GFWC Illinois is a philanthropic organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.
3 Great Reasons to Join
Volunteer opportunities for women to better their communities.
Women networking toward common goals and mutual interest.
Personal growth through leadership training and development.
GFWC Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs membership ranges from ages 12 to 100!
Almost 6000 women, in about 200 clubs, throughout the state of Illinois, in small towns and big cities, have found fun and fellowship working together with over 100,000 women world wide to improve their communities and support charities and important causes. In the past GFWC has supported the installation of street lights nationwide, the painting of white lines in the center of highways, the installation of seat belts in our automobiles, supported soldiers and veterans, and worked to fight child abuse to name just a few of our programs.
The GFWC Illinois State Project is: Our Promise A Safe Place for Every Child (prevention of child abuse). Today the signature project of all GFWC clubs worldwide is to work to fight domestic violence, because THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR ABUSE.
Won’t you join with us and become a member of GFWC Illinois? A list of our clubs in your area can be found by calling our office in Joliet or visit this page to see clubs that have their own web sites.
Our members belong to one of GFWC's three divisions:
* General clubs, in every state and internationally, whose members range in age from 18 to 102
* Junior clubs, in 25 states, whose members meet the requirements for Junior membership in their state
* Juniorette clubs, sponsored by women's or Junior women's clubs, whose members are middle school, junior high school, and high school students
Good morning GFWC Illinois!
What a wonderful spring this will be…filled with amazing, fun-
While I won’t be with you in Lisle this year, I know you will enjoy your time with Sheila E. Shea. She is a valued member of the Executive Committee, not only for her expertise as our GFWC President-
State conventions add a renewed sense of belonging and a spark of excitement to GFWC and I hope you will be joining all your GFWC Sisters this spring as we do the Happy Dance all across the country celebrating your accomplishments.
Thank you GFWC Illinois for truly Living the Volunteer Spirit!
Babs J. Condon, GFWC International President
The 6th Annual Illinois Walk for Children: Be a Superhero to Every Child is a fundraiser for Prevent Child Abuse Illinois to help continue their efforts of providing child abuse prevention education throughout the State of Illinois.
This fun, family-
Walk for Children
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FOR THOSE TRAVELING TO CONVENTION VIA AMTRACK, THE HOTEL WILL PROVIDE A FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO THE NAPERVILLE AMTRACK STATION. PLEASE CALL THE HOTEL UPON YOUR ARRIVAL IN NAPERVILLE. COST IS GRATUITY.