GFWC Stone Mountain Woman's Club
Community Service Since 1929
Community Service Programs
Provided food and served as hostesses yearly for a least four New Artist Receptions at the ART Station in Stone Mountain Village
Met weekly for three months to make items for sale at Tour of Southern Ghosts. Set-up, staffed and ran the gift shop, earning more than $5,000 for the ART Station
Co-sponsored DeKalb County Art Teachers and Students event where art from teachers and students is showcased at the ART Station with reception honoring artists
Donated large auction item and prepared and served desserts at dessert bar for the ART Station’s annual Raising of the Green St Patrick’s fundraiser
Donated $100 for the Stone Mountain Community Garden which resulted in 800 pounds of fresh vegetables donated to the Stone Mountain Food Pantry.
Donated money to Zoo Atlanta, Trees Atlanta and AARF in Stone Mountain Village.
Helped clean up our Clubhouse neighborhood with Keep Atlanta Beautiful.
Joined Nature Conservancy, the Atlanta Audubon Society, the National and State Parks, and Arbor Day.
Conducted weekly one-on-one tutoring and led a monthly book club for students at Stone Mountain Elementary School
Supported Sue Kellogg Library through joining Friends group, assisting with book sale and attending monthly meetings
Awarded $750 to Women of Empowerment Scholarship for a woman returning to school and $195 to the HOBY scholarship for a high school student
Contributed $100 to Stone Mountain Back to School bash, filled bags with school supplies and gave out bags at the event
Created 300 Easter bunnies with bath cloths and candy and distributed to about 20 organizations.
Prepared and served dinner to families and children at Ronald McDonald House
Led-volunteer effort that raised almost $50,000 net revenue for Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse
Hosed 7th annual Christmas Brunch for members of Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse
Filled and delivered 185 Operation Christmas Child boxes.
Packed shipping cartons at Operation Christmas Child warehouse for shipment abroad
Provided desserts for Welcome Dinner at Villa International Atlanta; members attended dinner to greet international students
Served and donated more that 100 No No Arm Bands and 20 baby blankets for Operation Smile
Helped distribute child safety seats and instructed parents on their use
Hosted Valentine and Halloween parties for children in women’s shelter, and provided bags of gifts at Mother’s Day, Easter and Christmas
Adopted a US service troop overseas and sent requested items
Provided desserts for bi-annual Police Appreciation Luncheons and to area firefighters
TALLULAH FALLS SCHOOL
Contributed E Books to Media Center and six new student lockers
Adopted five or six dormitory students each year with cards, goodie bags and visits
Treated students and staff annually to dinner at Clubhouse and a visit to Tour of Southern Ghosts
***The above list is just a sampling of our ongoing accomplishments and contributions.***