WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Woman’s Club, a GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) member since 1961, completed a record year of service to the community in 2017.
For the annual reporting tally for 2017, the nonprofit group of 56 volunteers dedicated 3,400 hours in performing 81 projects and donating over $8,500 to the club’s charitable endeavors.
The club has six service program areas covering arts, conservation, education, home life, international outreach and public issues.
Several of the Wake Forest club’s projects included volunteering at the Spooktacular, creating sensory blankets for local seniors dealing with dementia, gleaning yams for a hunger program, over 230 hours tutoring in local elementary schools, donating children’s books and magazines in laundromats, collecting toiletries for Safe Space domestic abuse shelter, donating turkeys for the WFPD drive, providing water for the CROP Walk, building Rack Packs for the USO Center at RDU, and volunteering at the Purple Heart Dinner.
They club will be participating in upcoming events such as Dirt Day, Arbor Day, and a crafts event at the Boys & Girls Club. Information about the club can be found at Wake-Forest-Womans-Club.com or on the club’s Facebook page.