GFWC Rhode Island
GFWC RI focuses its community service efforts toward the State of RI, nation and world at large. Each President, during her administration, chooses a special project from the following service areas to focus members' efforts.
Clubs in RI
Each area club chooses several projects from the following service areas, tailoring their efforts toward the needs of their communities. Each club is different. Some clubs have more hands-on activities and projects and others concentrate on raising funds for their communities' needs. Check out our club activities on their club pages.
The Arts Community Service Program is designed to enable members to create and contribute to art education and activities in their communities as participation in the arts helps raise public consciousness and connects members and clubs with their communities.
The GFWC Education Community Service Program intends to improve literacy and education awareness in communities at home and around the world. As GFWC clubwomen, we have the obligation to improve our own reading habits as well as to work with those in our community who need assistance.
The GFWC Home Life Community Service Program is designed to inform members of issues that affect the well-being of individuals, families, and communities by providing opportunities and resources to meet and address needs through volunteering.
The Conservation Community Service Program is designed to enable members to gain an understanding of and appreciation for all aspects of our environment and the world’s resources, natural and man-made.
The GFWC International Outreach Community Service Program is designed to enable members to become better world citizens through advocacy, education, and action, which will in turn affect change in and for our global friends and their communities.
The GFWC Public Issues Community Service Program is designed to enable members to continue its longstanding advocacy and proven historic involvement towards investigation and development of programs and projects relating to veterans, citizenship, and safety.
Awareness and Prevention
The aim of the GFWC Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention, is to increase member understanding about and involvement in programs to decrease domestic violence in communities and across the nation.
Advocates for Children
The GFWC Juniors’ Special Project: Advocates for Children is designed to enable all GFWC clubs to educate, advocate, and engage in projects concerning the well-being of children via health, social, and safety programs.