The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) is one of the world’s oldest and largest women’s volunteer service organizations. Founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., GFWC has more than 100,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state and more than a dozen countries.
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Virginia (GFWC Virginia) was organized in 1907 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. GFWC Virginia has more than 5,300 members in 183 clubs.
Lee District, which is one of the eight GFWC Virginia districts, was established in 1925. Lee District has more than 1,100 members in 41 clubs.
GFWC, at all levels, provides a supportive network for all of its clubs as they work to promote the arts, preserve natural resources, advance education, promote healthy lifestyles, encourage civic involvement, and foster world peace and understanding.
Membership in a GFWC club offers countless opportunities for self-development and self-expression that reach far beyond the local community. Members form lasting friendships, gain knowledge, and grow personally.