The Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), which is one of the world’s largest and oldest nondenominational, nonpartisan, international volunteer service organization of women.

GFWC has more than 6,500 local clubs in the United States and clubs in over 20 countries globally. Clubs shape their local agendas to suit their particular community needs. They benefit from membership services, materials and program support from the state and national Federation levels working through the six areas of Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Affairs and Public Affairs.

Established in 1890, GFWC has over one million members worldwide. Their headquarters is in Washington, D.C., and is a National Historic Landmark, which houses the Women’s History and Resource, a repository for books and resources devoted to women’s history and women in volunteerism.

For more information contact GFWC Headquarters, 1734 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-2990, 202-347-3168, FAX 202-835-0246 or visit their web site at www.gfwc.org.

The CJWC supports the following charities and organizations;

  • American Cancer Society
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Susan G Komen Race for the Cure
  • Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center
  • USO

What’s New with CJWC: (from Facebook)

2 weeks ago

This #WisdomWednesday from Dr. Seuss captures what we mean when we say "Living the Volunteer Spirit." Let caring lead to action. #ReadAcrossAmericaDay is less than a month away, so start planning ... See more

3 weeks ago


1 month ago
City of Cookeville TN - Ricky Shelton, Mayor

Thanks so much to CJWC...Cookeville Junior Women's Club. They spread love and kindness helping the community by placing dozens of packages of gloves in Dogwood Park today. The gloves are given to ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club's post

Kicking this year off with our MLK Jr Project at Dogwood Park today-- hanging gloves on trees for those in need and there were plenty at the park in need of those!!

1 month ago

Making a difference one pair of gloves at a time! #MLKDAY #itwascold

1 month ago

"Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace and a soul generated by love." -MLK Jr.
We are so excited for #MLKDay of service on Monday! Cookeville Junior ... See more

1 month ago

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, also called End Trafficking Month by UNICEF USA. UNICEF asks all GFWC members to fundraise, advocate, and raise awareness ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club's post

At our first ever CJWC board retreat, the club ladies got to work on preparations for our first service project of the year for MLK Day. These "Warming hearts by warming hands" bags will be placed ... See more

1 month ago
Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic

We, along with several other non-profits, received checks from Cookeville Junior Woman's Club last month. Thank you! We will be using the money raised and donated to purchase multiple humane traps so ... See more