General Federation of Women's Clubs New Hampshire

Education

2020 Scholarship

Brookline Women's Club Sarah Lewis College scholarship awarded to a local high school student. Applications were submitted and reviewed by a small committee.

Scholarships

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith The Hollis Woman’s Club funded four $1,000 scholarships this year. One was a traditional scholarship to a high school senior. The three other scholarships were awarded to women needing financial help to take courses to further their education and/or promote their career. They were not recent…

2019 College Scholarship

Brookline Women's Club Sarah Lewis Donated college scholarship to local student

Donation to Boston Marathon runner

Candia Community Woman's Club Catherine Sangillo Sponsored a Candia resident who was running the Boston Marathon and raising funds to support Juvenile Diabetes.

Scholarship Committee

Nashaway Women's Club Bobbie Knickerbacker Three members serve o the scholarship committee. The club gave 4 scholarships of $2000 each to Nashua seniors.

Upper Room Tupelo Hall+++

Salem Area Woman's Club-GFWC New Hampshire Sheila Casey Membership attended Upper Room Fundraiser and contributed Basket for event Raffle.

Education

Exeter Area GFWC Carol Waters This member took part in our Book Club by attending 7 meetings but read 8 books, she made roasted veggies for the book club holiday party ($20 in kind, and $20 yankee swap gift ) and hosted the April meeting (soup-$15 in kind) 15 hrs

Adopt a Class

Nashaway Women's Club Bobbie Knickerbacker The Nashaway Woman's Club adopted a third grade class in a Nashua School and visited monthly. In January 2 members read books to the class that the teacher had chosen. In February we had a Valentine's party and made cards. In March 2 members taught the children games from their…

Deposit to Scholarship fund

Women's Club of Somersworth Susan McCoy $300.00 was deposited to our scholarship fund. Source is forgotten.

Dictionary Project

Women's Club of Somersworth Susan McCoy For about 15 years the Woman's club has been donating dictionaries to the 3rd grade students in Somersworth and Rollinsford.

Reciprocity

Women's Club of Somersworth Susan McCoy A raffle of donated items was held to benefit our scholarship fund. $70. was raised.

Youth Basketball

Salem Area Woman's Club-GFWC New Hampshire Sheila Casey SWC sponsored a Salem Youth Basketball. Education comes in many forms. This project provides an opportunity for youth to learn
leadership, team building, and skill building sports provides.

Oct meeting with speaker from Exeter Historical Society

Women's Club of Somersworth Susan McCoy Our speaker, from the Exeter Historical Society talked about the suffragette movement in New Hampshire and across the country. $100. was given to the society.

Fundraiser for scholarship fund by selling prints of artwork by a former member

Women's Club of Somersworth Susan McCoy Sold prints of original artwork at craft fair.

Guest Speaker from NH- Gleens

Exeter - Girls in Action - Juniorettes Kimberly Asacker Kelsey MacDonald from NH Gleens was invited to speak to the club about food waste at the farm level. She educated the members on what gleening is and how it helps provide food the Gather Food Pantry.14

Yoga Class

Exeter - Girls in Action - Juniorettes Kimberly Asacker A local Yoga Instructor was invited to give the members instruction in the practice of Yoga.

Donation to Connor's Climb

Exeter - Girls in Action - Juniorettes Kimberly Asacker Connor's Climb is an organization whose goal is to educate the public on mental health issues with the hope of reducing the number of suicides.

Spring Tea

GFWC Portsmouth Women's City Club Lisa Connors This was our 3rd Spring Tea. Ellen Patton (chair of the Event Committee) is the driving force behind the Spring Tea. Ellen organizes, mobilizes and recruits members to assist with the Spring Tea. The May 4, 2019 event had 37 member volunteers who contributed 272 hours.

Dr. Seuss Initiative Impact /Success by Six/GFWC-NERC

Salem Area Woman's Club-GFWC New Hampshire Sheila Casey Teachers, students and parents embraced the SWC interaction via reading, games and conversation with club members from Jan. through Dec.

In conjunction with GFWC President MaryEllen Brock's Grand Initiatives SWC donated and personally distributed 40 Dr. Seuss books to students…

Pine Haven School Supplies

GFWC Concord Contemporary Club Mary McGahan Members collected school supplies for the 22 boys of the Pine Haven Boys Center. A member of the Center spoke at the September meeting and was presented the school supplies as a thank you. Pine Haven is a private non-profit , non-sectarian, residential facility for boys with behavioral, educational…

Kelley Library/SWC Celebrates 53 Years of Partnership!

Salem Area Woman's Club-GFWC New Hampshire Sheila Casey 2019 marked the 53rd year of SWC partnership with the Kelley Library! The SWC met at the Kelley Library from 1987-2017. Growth of club required venue relocation. The library continues to provide the SWC with a storage area for our records. 2019 collaboration included commemorative books for…

End 68 Hours of Hunger

Salem Area Woman's Club-GFWC New Hampshire Sheila Casey As this program is initiated and carried out by the Salem School District and instituted to provide nutritional to students in an effort to keep minds and bodies in optimal balance the SWC has elected to report this project under Education. Club members shop, shelve, sort, and package food weekely…

Member Participation Scholarship

Salem Area Woman's Club-GFWC New Hampshire Sheila Casey Salem Woman's Club offers $500.00 Scholarships to graduating seniors member's children and grand children who's mother/grandmother has been an active GFWC-NH SWC for a minimum of 2 years.
Students must apply no later than April 1st and submit a copy of their first semester…

Fund Raiser: St. Paddy's Day Dinner

Women's Club of Concord Carolyn Stiles The purpose of this fundraiser was to raise money for the WCC Scholarship program for female high school students who are going to college (either a 4 year school or a 2 year school). The dinner was donated by club members and presented by a chef from the NHTI cooking program. Irish folk music was…

Scholarships

Women's Club of Somersworth Susan McCoy Our club has been giving scholarships to Somersworth High School graduates for many year. 2019 we gave 2 scholarships of $2,000. each.

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