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)

3 days 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

5 days 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

6 days 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 week 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

1 month ago

Thank you to our fabulous Arts Committee for taking the time to donate Christmas stockings for the kids at Youth Villages Children's Foster Home!!
Pictured from Left to Right:
Cody Richards; Cmte. ... See more

1 month ago

School buses are an important part of daily life for children across the country who need them to get to and from school. The American School Bus Council reports that each day, buses transport 25 ... See more

2 months ago
Santa's Workshop

Upper Cumberland....we asked you to come out and shop and boy did you ever listen! We are so grateful for your support as proceeds from this event are donated back to non profits in our community! ... See more

2 months ago
Santa's Workshop

We hear Santa is in town and will be at Santa's Workshop at Hyder Burks Pavilion TONIGHT! Come see us tonight until 7pm. We have so many incredibly talented vendors and musical groups as well as a ... See more

2 months ago

2 months ago
Santa's Workshop

Santa's Workshop will be open today at 10am! Come and get your Christmas Shopping started and finished!