GFWC Vernon Township Woman’s Club

General Federation of Women’s Clubs

Vernon, New Jersey

Highlands District

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President’s Message

April 2017

Here we are in April, the end of the club’s fiscal year. Reflecting on my first 12 months as president, it’s quite clear that this is a ‘giving’ club. We act simply out of kindness and the desire to help others. In recognition of our accomplishments, the Highlands District invited us to report on our activities at the spring conference.


Here are some highlights:


We gave 27 backpacks full of men’s toiletries to the homeless shelter…25 bath towels to Earth Angels…75 Christmas gifts to children in abusive situations…hundreds of pillows and blankets to hospital patients...12 Christmas stocking to Boatsie’s Boxes…1,300 crossword puzzles to veterans…192 cell phones for soldiers…120 hats to Warmth for Warriors…$1,400 in scholarships and awards to local students…35 baby caps to Prevent Child Abuse-NJ…and an SUV-full of granola bars to Supplies for Soldiers.  Our current project to support Free the Girls has far exceeded its goal of 500 bras and will still continue for several more weeks.


The dedication and generosity of our membership continues to amaze me.  I am proud to work with all of you.


~ Lisa

“If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”

- Maya Angelou

Our Next Meeting

Thursday, May 25, 2017

 7:00 PM

Program: Women of the Civil War

Juanita Leisch, authoress

The Club usually meets on the fourth Thursday of each month,

 September through June at 7:00 PM in the

Vernon Senior Center at 21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ.

Guests are always welcome!

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