Now more than ever

we must be strong in
our
commitment to
serve
our community. 

    Vickie Burrier, Z Club President

 

In 2020, club members volunteered over 5,082 Hours to our 103 Projects and donated Gifts in Kind valued at $22,419; and the club donated $31,774 to local organizations.

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On Tuesday, March 2, Kim Ash brought reading excitement to Shields Elementary School students on National Read Across America Day. 

 

Although covid 19 necessitated this year’s reading to take place over Zoom, teacher Deanna Shaw’s 4th graders gave Kim a “thumbs up” for her enthusiastic delivery and choice of books, and were able to ask questions and provide their own interpretations of the stories.

 

Launched in 1998 by the National Education Association, Read Across America Day is a day to celebrate the joys of reading, bring awareness to the importance of reading in education, and help motivate kids to read more.

Read Across America

Photos by Mark Ash

Your gifts enable us

to continue our important work

in the community.

Z Club recently collected items to support the Safe Program at Peoples Place and were able to provide 140 First Night Kits for women and children.  First night kits are gallon sized bags that include personal care items;  socks, slippers, and flip flops; and small gifts or toys.

The Safe Program provides a safe environment, shelter & support for women and children in domestic violence situations.

Founded in 1905, the GFWC Zwaanendael
Women's Club was organized by public-spirited
women for the purpose of promoting community
improvements through volunteer service.

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GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club
PO Box 100, Lewes, DE 19958
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The GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.