|GFWC Kitsap Peninsula|
|Making a Difference in Kitsap County "GFWC Kitsap Peninsula is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC). GFWC is an international women’s organization dedicated to community service by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. Together We are Living the Volunteer Spirit. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) is proudly represented in thousands of communities by dedicated volunteers working to better the lives of their neighbors, making towns safer and more beautiful and extending the hand of support and friendship to individuals near and far. We are mothers and daughters, business and community leaders, and women of diverse interests, talents, and backgrounds – all united by a dedication to community service through volunteer service. Our purpose is to serve our community, educate our members and promote fellowship. Members select projects from the following areas: The Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach, and Public Issues. The Signature project of GFWC is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention. Members range in age and include working moms, stay at home moms, single women and retirees. |
GFWC Kitsap Peninsula meets the 3rd Thursday each month, September through June.Please see the column on the left as we sometimes change our meeting location.
We are a part of GFWC Peninsula District which holds a Spring & Fall Conference each year. There are 8 clubs in the district which includes clubs in Kitsap, Pierce, and Thurston counties.
|Recent Club Projects
|Invitation to Join|
Don't have time to attend our meetings? Try the online club, GFWC Computer Link. It meets via email. Email email@example.com or see the link to their website on the left.
We are looking to form a Juniorette Club. Juniorettes is for girls 12 to 18 years old. We are looking for girls 12-18 that are interesting in doing community service to form a "Juniorette" Club. Members would work with our club on projects and also be able to do projects of their own. Contact us if you are interested.
|Projects and Events|
Nutcracker Ballet Dessert Sales Members sold cheesecake, brownies, and cookies at the Nutcracker Ballet performed by Peninsula Dance Theatre, in December at Bremerton High School. Proceeds go to community projects and Peninsula Dance Theatre.
We are now collecting cleaning supplies for YWCA A.L.I.V.E. Shelter." The supplies are given to women when they move out of the shelter. Supplies that we are collecting include:Laundry Detergent, Dryer Sheets, Sponges, Buckets, Paper Towels, Liquid Dish Soap, All Purpose Cleaner, Window Cleaner, Bathroom Cleaner, Linen/Air Deodorizer, Toilet Paper You can help by bringing items to our meetings.
Members are collecting food for the various food banks in the county.
Members work the first Saturday each month to maintain and restore the Chico Salmon Park. We also provide cookies and coffee for the volunteers.
Members painted the restrooms and decorated bulletin boards at St. Vincent DePaul food bank.
Club members handed out "WHALE" packets at Kids Day Safety Fair at Kitsap County Fair Grounds.
|More Club Activities|
Scholarships GFWC Kitsap is looking for young women wishing to apply for scholarship. Scholarships are available to graduating senior girls or girls currently enrolled in undergraduate courses and plan to attend a college or university in Washington State. Deadline for application is February 1st.
Members made book bags for kindergarteners at Esquire Hills.
| Federation Forest Flag Pole Dedication|
|GFWC KITSAP PENINSULA|