GFWC Delaware

Volunteer Community Service Non-Profit Organization Since 1898

"Embracing Lives" for 125 Years

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GFWC Delaware is a 125 year old 1000 member strong volunteer community service organization with 21 clubs in Delaware communities and a member state organization of the General Federation of Women's Club (GFWC).  

The Mission is "to enhance the lives of others through volunteer service".

The 2022-2024  theme is "Embracing Lives, Star by Star".

The 2022 - 2024 symbol is the Starfish.

Human Trafficking Awareness is the State President's Special Project.

The first club in Delaware was the New Century Club of Wilmington, Delaware. 

The second  club's were The Dover Century Club and the Avon Club of Felton.

The General Federation of Women's Clubs is a 60,000 member strong volunteer community service organization with Headquarters located at 1734 N. Street NW, Washington, DC. 

The GFWC motto is “Unity in Diversity.”  

In 1889, Sorosis (the first professional women's club in the United States) members proposed a conference of women’s clubs to pursue the cause of federation.  A conference was held in New York City on March 29, 1889, with the goal of preparing a constitution for ratification the following year.  On April 23-25, 1890, 63 delegates from 17 states met in NYC.  On April 24, 1890, the constitution was ratified. 

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