General Federation of Women's Clubs New Hampshire

Community Service Projects

Old Home Days Fundraiser

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith The Woman's club sold homemade apple pies and clothing with the Woman's Club logo at Hollis' annual Old Home Days event. We also provided information about the club and recruited new members. The money raised from this event was used to fund scholarships and charitable donations.

Birthday Boxes for Marguerite's Place

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith The Woman's Club made Birthday Boxes for Marguerites Place. Each box included a cake mix, frosting, and candles, plates, napkins, tablecloth, plastic cups, forks, tin foil baking pan for cake, balloons, streamers, birthday hats and a $10 gift card to Target or Walmart. Members donated the…

Luminaria Stroll

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith The Hollis Woman's Club started the Luminaria 5 years ago and now sponsors this event every year with the assistance of many town organizations. It has become a huge community event. Candles are lit around the town common and roads in all directions. Activities include a tractor parade…

Habitat for Humanity Women Build

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith Club members and their friends volunteered to work on a single family home in Wilton, NH. The work they did ranged from working in the basement fitting and caulking insulation to building the front steps on the porch, as well as other jobs on the main floor of the home.

Charitable Donations

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith Hollis Woman's Club donated to the following charitable organizations in 2019: Operation Smile: $118, Court Appointed Special Advocates: $111, Computer Technology Assistance Corps: $62, NH Beekeepers Assoc.: $179, Humane Society of Greater Nashua: $124, The Front Door Agency: $115, Hollis-…

Adopt a Family

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith Club members "adopted" 3 families through Nashua's The Front Door Agency, a charitable organization that supports individuals and families in crisis who need assistance and support to become self-sufficient. Club members bought Christmas gifts for the families. After 16 members…

Brookline Food Pantry Support

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith Club members volunteered at the Brookline Food Pantry for a morning checking expiration dates, stocking, and reorganizing shelving.

Strawberry Festival Fundraiser

Hollis Woman's Club Martha Smith At the Strawberry Festival Fundraiser, the Woman's Club sells homemade strawberry shortcakes and sundaes made with fresh local strawberries. At this family event, there is face painting, children's stories at the library, and the town band plays a variety of marches, symphonic, popular…

Blueberry Bike Bash

Brookline Women's Club Sarah Lewis Hosted bike decorating contest & awarded prize, sold blueberry pies to raise money for the club

Ornament Workshop

Brookline Women's Club Sarah Lewis Hosted holiday ornament decorating workshop for ~100 local children

Brookline's 250th Celebration

Brookline Women's Club Sarah Lewis Donated funds to the town & helped manage/participated in the parade

Nursing Home Gifts

Exeter Area GFWC Denise Raisanen Once again the club adopted 50 residents of the Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center to provide each with a thoughtful and heartfelt Christmas. A Christmas wish list, which is individualized for each resident, is given to the club and the club women select one., two or three…

Birthday Bags

Exeter Area GFWC Karen Caldwell Reporting on behalf of the EAGFWC Homelife Committee: In April, members bring in "Birthday Bags", which are donated to the local food pantry. Each colorful bag includes cake mix, frosting, a baking pan, candles, birthday card, and decorations. These pre-made birthday bags are distributed…

Celebrate Pink 5K for My Breast Cancer Support

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Several members independently raised money and participated in this race.

Connections Peer Support

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Donation to this organization which provides support to individuals and/or families that are facing mental health challenges.

Kris Kringle

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Our Holiday Giving Committee sought out organizations and in some cases individuals who could use a bit more cheer at the holidays. We sponsored a young man at Chase Home for Children. We provided movie and bowling tickets for a single parent with 2 children. We visited a number of community…

Greenland Town Holiday Decorations

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Each year our club decorates two sites in town for the holidays: our gazebo and bandstand. This year all decorations were able to be used again.

Cross Roads House

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Donation to Cross Roads House, our local homeless shelter.

Mothers Day Baskets

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Club members shop for and create gift baskets for mothers/mothers-to-be who are in residence at the New Generation homeless shelter over Mothers Day.

Step Up Parents

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Donation to Step Up Parents, an organization that provides support and financial assistance to relatives raising children i.e. grandparents, aunts/uncles, siblings etc.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Donation

Project Linus

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Club members continued to meet monthly to make blankets to donated to and distributed through Project Linus to children in need in a variety of settings i.e. hospitals, domestic violence situations etc.

Easter Basket Distribution

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Our club allocated funds to fill Easter Baskets to be distributed through the local food pantry.

Greenland Food Pantry

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming This year at our annual Pie Festival, we encouraged a $1 voluntary admission, with proceeds to go to the Greenland Food Pantry. We raised $1453.62 in this manner.

Gift of Warmth

GFWC Greenland Womens Club Barbara Fleming Donation to the Gift of Warmth campaign to help pay utility of oil/propane bills during the winter for those in need.

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