A Proud Member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of South Carolina (GFWC-SC) is comprised of more than 1,115 members in 45 clubs. Our volunteer service is focused on seven community service and special programs: Arts and Cultural, Environment, Education and Libraries, Health and Wellness, Civic Engagement and Outreach, Signature Program – Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention, Junior Special Project - Advocates for Children. Collectively, we are Lighting the Way. In 2019, GFWC-SC reported 1,291 projects with 72,421 volunteer hours spent to raise $344,011 and donate in dollars $251,159 and in kind $192,975.
The symbol for this administration is the pineapple. All of you are encouraged to live a “Pineapple Life”---“Stand Tall, Wear a Crown, Be Tough Outside, & Sweet Inside”
South Carolina’s Junior Woman Clubs have a long-standing history of serving our communities. Over the years we’ve placed a special emphasis on advocating for the health and safety of children and youth.
GFWC International selected the Top 10 Best club projects across the organization. South Carolina is proud to have the following spotlighted:
Advocates for Children: GFWC Woman’s Club of Rock Hill for their Books to shelves Project.
Signature Program: Domestic Abuse Awareness: GFWC Woman’s Society of Batesburg Leesville for their “PJ’s & Pearls “Brunch and program /speakers with the proceeds going to the Children’s Advocacy Program.
Education and Libraries CSP: GFWC York County Woman’s Club for the Scholarships for Children of Veterans project.
Women’s History and Resource Center: GFWC Woman’s Club of Rock Hill for the article published in the Winter 2022 WHRC Newsletter titled From Coca Cola House to Club House. Information was gathered and compiled by the Club’s Historic Preservation Committee and Club President.
Fundraising: Lexington Woman’s Club was highlighted for their golf tournament fundraiser.