(this page updated 8/15/20)
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs – Michigan (GFWC MI) has a proud history of community service since it was organized in 1895. GFWC MI is a state affiliate of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) the oldest nondenominational, nonpartisan, international volunteer service organization of women and it is well into its second century of volunteer service in communities throughout the United States and the world. GFWC MI is comprised of 42 active clubs with approximately 1,520 members across the state.
Members of GFWC / GFWC Michigan are women of all ages who want to expand their horizons by meeting new friends, gaining knowledge about their communities and the world around them, learning new skills, and bringing new interests into their lives while accepting the challenge of improving their communities and themselves.
GFWC MI Mission Statement
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs – Michigan is dedicated to enhancing the communities and the lives of others through volunteer service.
The purpose of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Michigan is to unite the women’s clubs of Michigan which enhance lives as well as improve communities, by creating and diffusing an enlightened public opinion, while focusing on today’s community needs and concerns.
We focus our work within the areas of . . .
GFWC International Programs of Focus
- Arts and Culture
- Civic Engagement and Outreach
- Education and Libraries
- The Environment
- Health and Wellness
GFWC MI President’s Programs of Focus
- Arts in Schools
- The Environment
- Handwarmers for the Homeless
- The Humane Society
- Sleep in Heavenly Peace
To see more specific projects, scroll back to the top of this page, then click on the Projects tab.
Personal Benefits of Membership . . . .
- Self Improvement