GFWC STONE MOUNTAIN WOMAN'S CLUB
COMMUNITY SERVICE SINCE 1929
This is a sampling of the GFWC Stone Mountain Woman's Club ongoing accomplishments and contributions.
ARTS AND CULTURE
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
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
Community Service Programs
EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES
Conducted weekly one-on-one tutoring
and led 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.
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
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND OUTREACH
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