Sites of Interest
The General Federation of Women's Clubs is the oldest and largest nondenominational, nonpartisan volunteer service organization of women in the world, with clubs in every state and more than a dozen countries. The GFWC is represented in thousands of communities across the world by volunteers working to enhance the lives of their neighbors, making towns safer and more beautiful, and extending the hand of support and friendship to individuals near and far.
GFWC International President, June 2018 to May 2020
Mary Ellen Brock
10 Allen Drive
Kinnelon, NJ 07405-2924
Kinnelon, NJ 07405-2924
The Florida Federation of Women's Clubs was formed in 1895 in Green Cove Springs, Florida as part of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Children were at the heart of much of their work. They petioned for laws against child labor and for compulsory education. Their love for convervation led to the formation of Royal Palm Park that later became a part of the Everglades National Park. There are 14 districts in the state of Florida and the GFWC Viera Woman's Club is in district 6.
GFWC Florida President, June 2018 to May 2020
444 Florida National Drive
Lakeland, FL 33813
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The following sites are some of the charitable organizations we are affiliated with and/or support, either through volunteer participation, donations, or both. Click on the site for more information
Offers a professional therapeutic environment
for children and adolescents facing
significant emotional, behavioral and
Offers opportunities to volunteer
in a variety of areas of conservation.
Ronald MacDonald House
Home away from home for families of sick
children staying at nearby hospitals.
Provides food for 2,000 kids each week to be
used on weekends when food from school is
Provides emergency assistance to those in
the community who are struggling to
meet life's basic needs.
"... a non-profit organization that enhances the
lives of people with disabilities by providing
highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing
support to ensure quality partnerships."
Strives to meet the needs of neglected,
abused and abandoned children in Brevard
County and Central Florida by assuring the
highest quality of care for the children and
the program's continued success.
Administers and supports several programs
to benefit children including Take Stock
in Children, The SUPPLY ZONE for Teachers,
and a scholarship program for graduating seniors.
is a year round camp serving
children with serious illnesses
They offer week-long summer sessions
for the children and family retreat weekends
for the whole family free of charge.
is "dedicated to Florida's wildlife in need.
(Their) mission is to aid sick, injured and
orphaned native Florida wildlife and migratory
birds, and to return them to the ecosystem."