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)

1 day ago
Santa's Workshop

Did you know that Santa's Workshop is sponsored by GFWC Cookevile Jr. Woman's Club and that proceeds are donated back to non profits in the Upper Cumberland?

This year 18 organizations will receive ... See more

3 days ago
Photos from GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club's post

Charity Mile winners and coloring GFWC Of TN President Beth Smith's hair pink! Congratulations to our top mile earners! Thank you Beth for visiting with us and being a good sport!

6 days ago
Santa's Workshop

Did you know that there is live Christmas music all weekend at Santa's Workshop? What a great way to get into the Christmas spirit!

Thank you to the following groups who are graciously donating ... See more

1 week ago
Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center

Hi all!

We are doing our annual Christmas Gift Drive and we have several children needing Christmas assistance this holiday season. If you would like to sponsor a child, please send a private ... See more

1 week ago
Hope Center: Adoption & Family Services

Thank you to the Cookeville Jr Women’s Club for supporting birthmothers in their adoption choice!

1 week ago
Supporting Men In Uniform

Holiday Mail for Heroes is here to send Christmas cards to the troops. The deadline is Dec 6th to send them. ONLY CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please do not sent items such as phone cards or any supplies. ... See more

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

‼️Extra Mile Day‼️

I have declared Friday, November 1 “Extra Mile Day” in Cookeville. This is to recognize and highlight our belief that communities are made stronger through ... See more

1 week ago

At our October meeting, Ashley Cohen was our guest speaker providing us with information regarding the benefits of Genetic Testing. Our Home Life committee then presented her with bags for Cancer ... See more

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

Happy World Polio Day, October 24, 2019

At Casa Grande,4 of us, 2 GFWC CJWC members and our husbands, called or signed an on-line petition to our 3 US members of Congress to encourage them to fully ... See more