GFWC-Wisconsin woman's Club of West Allis is a service organization, which promotes community improvement through education, fellowship and involvement. We are affiliated with the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), (Headquartered in Washington D.C.), the GFWC-Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs and the GFWC-WI Lakeshore District.
The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), is one of the world's largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational, women's volunteer service organizations, it was founded in 1890 and chartered by the 56th United States Congress in 1901. Headquartered in a National Historic Landmark building in Washington, D.C., (1734 N Street).
GFWC has a long history of philanthropy, social and political advocacy and community leadership. With more than 100,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state, the District of Columbia and more than a dozen countries 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.
In 2015 Members of GFWC volunteered more than 6 million hours on more than 130,000 projects and donated more than $27.5 million in both monetary and in-kind donations.
GFWC Clubs founded over 75% of our Nations Libraries
Go to www.gfwc.org to find out more.
Go to www.gfwc-wi.org to find out more about GFWC Wisconsin
GFWC Wisconsin was host to the October 2016
Great Lakes Region Conference in Lake Geneva, WI
Club members, Mary Pike, Shirley Benkert, Linda Taylor, Paula Berkhahn , Joanne Sell and Pat Hladilek, dressed as past women in history