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General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Of Wyoming

756 Oakhurst Dr.
Cheyenne, WY.  82009
307 635-0041
General Federation of Womens Clubs of Wyoming
State President
Ann Norwood
President Elect
Leslie Jo Gatti
Vice President
Mary Lee Dixon
Sarah Norris
Marcy Helser
Wendy Owen
Phyllis Salzburg
Pam Crochet
Parliamentarian Advisor
Patty Benskin
District Liaisons:
 Nancy Kaufman
Betty Jean Carter
Robin Broumley

GFWC Casper Active Service Club - Casper, WY.            
GFWC Twenty First Century Club - Newcastle, WY.
GFWC Yoder Woman’s Club - Yoder WY.
GFWC Women’s Civic League of Cheyenne - Cheyenne, WY.
GFWC X-JWC - Cheyenne, WY.
GFWC Laramie Woman’s Club - Laramie, WY.
GFWC Farson Eden Progress Club - Farson, WY.
GFWC Woman’s Club of Rock Springs - RockSprings, WY.
GFWC Juniorettes of Women’s Civic League - Cheyenne, WY.
GFWC Past State President’s Club

GFWC Wyoming holds a Fall Statewide Educational Forum and Workshop in September or October, a one-day Statewide Leadership Training in October/November and an annual convention each year in April.

GFWC-Wyoming also holds a Statewide Leadership Training on an annual basis.

The Educational Forum and Workshop, as well as the Statewide Leadership Training has been combined in a one-day event this year to be held on Friday, October 16th in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

How do I become a member of a GFWC club? It’s easy, just contact our State Membership Chairman:
Wendy Owen (307) 635-7400 or sewbusy3@gmail.com.

*Even if you do not live in a Wyoming city with a GFWC women’s club, you can be a member at large. Contact Wendy for further info....


The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Wyoming are working to establish new clubs throughout the state.   One to two new clubs are being developed in Cheyenne.  Another club may be developed this year in Sheraton.  Should you be interested in becoming a member of any of these clubs or developing another club in your area of the state, please contact the State President, Ann Norwood at cheyanny@gmail.com or the State Membership Chairman, Wendy Owen at sewbusy3@gmail.com




Current State Projects

~ GFWC Wyoming Clubs gave out over $10,000.00 of scholarship money in 2011.
~ GFWC Wyoming clubwomen participated in 285 projects, volunteered 12, 932 hours, raised and donated $95,519.35 and gave in-kind donations of $7,909.00 in 2014.

GFWC Wyoming women did projects to benefit the following organizations, programs and people:

Operation Smile, Project Heifer, youth and exceptional art, veterans and the VA hospitals, book clubs, literacy, children’s reading programs, domestic violence, elder and child abuse, Special Olympics, leadership, women’s issues, children’s issues, substance abuse awareness, special needs adults and children, legislative and public policy issues, conservation, preservation, and beautification, education, homelife, international outreach, public issues, communications and identity, women’s history, women’s health, museums, childhood language clinics, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Stride Learning Center, Foster Grandparents, Magic City Enterprises, Breast Cancer Support, Climb Wyoming, Friday Food Bag Program, Senior birthday and bingo parties, Project Linus, Holiday House, Christmas House, the Ivinson Mansion in Laramie, Wyoming,The Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, Atlas Theatre, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Interfaith, Home Away From Home, Salvation Army, Wreaths Across America, Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming Army and Air Guard, U.S. Naval Reserves, Botanic Gardens, Coalition for the Homeless, Cheyenne Health and Wellness Center, Boys and Girls Clubs and the list goes on and on.

GFWC-W State President Service Projects for 2014 to 2016 include the following three nonprofit organizations:

Meals on Wheels: - Statewide - Click here for details
St. Joseph's Children's Home: Torrington, Wyoming - Click here for project detail
The Wyoming Women's Center: Lusk, Wyoming - Click here for project detail

Dollars Donated    
Arts $8,595.00  
Conservation $328.00  
Education $20,309.00  
Home Life $54,297.73  
International Outreach $1,191.62  
Public Issues $1,180.00  
Domestic Violence Awareness $345.00  
Juniors' Special Project: Advocates for Children $9,273.00  

TOTAL $95,519.35  
Hours Volunteered    
Arts 688.5  
Conservation 94  
Education 953  
Home Life 2,313.5  
International Outreach 72  
Public Issues 104  
Domestic Violence Awareness 98  
Juniors' Special Project: Advocates for Children 458  

TOTAL 12,932  
Projects Completed    
Arts 13  
Conservation 10  
Education 27  
Home Life 86  
International Outreach 15  
Public Issues 24  
Domestic Violence Awareness  8  
Juniors' Special Project: Advocates for Children 6  

TOTAL 285  



Projects: 99,568

Volunteer Hours: 4,501,491.2 Dollars Donated: $13,880,047.51 In-Kind Donations: $10,915,295.90
Dollars Donated & In-Kind Donations sum: $24,795,343.41

Arts CSP (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 11,422
Volunteer Hours: 653,266.75 Dollars Donated: $1,302,400.60 In-Kind Donations: $677,885.04

Arts Partner

American Mural Project
Projects: 152
Volunteer Hours: 2,966.25 Dollars Donated: $4,677.36 In-Kind Donations: $7,013.54

Conservation CSP (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 7,789
Volunteer Hours: 372,095.75 Dollars Donated: $663,913.05 In-Kind Donations: $524,262.90

Conservation Partner ACTrees Projects: 245
Volunteer Hours: 2,539 Dollars Donated: $12,228 In-Kind Donations: $0

Education CSP (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 13,561
Volunteer Hours: 1,000,661.2 Dollars Donated: $4,082,402.85 In-Kind Donations: $1,298,420.30

Education Partner HOBY

Projects: 358
Volunteer Hours: 8,022

Dollars Donated: $64,951 In-Kind Donations: $4,187

Home Life CSP (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 42,556
Volunteer Hours: 1,266,327.5 Dollars Donated: $4,138,230.18 In-Kind Donations: $2,977,239.48

Home Life Partners

Canine Companions for Independence
Projects: 425
Volunteer Hours: 33,603.9 Dollars Donated: $58,011 In-Kind Donations: $19,425

Easter Seals

Projects: 172
Volunteer Hours: 2,360.75 Dollars Donated: $14,360 In-Kind Donations: $0

The Heart Truth

Projects: 162
Volunteer Hours: 7,134.75 Dollars Donated: $0
In-Kind Donations: $0 Inside Knowledge Projects: 118
Volunteer Hours: 9,001.5 Dollars Donated: $0
In-Kind Donations: $0

Public Issues CSP (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 9,234
Volunteer Hours: 556,497.9 Dollars Donated: $1,274,452.82 In-Kind Donations: $3,428,252.84

Public Issues Partners Kettering Foundation Projects: 62
Volunteer Hours: 292 Dollars Donated: $0 In-Kind Donations: $0

Sew Much Comfort

Projects: 156
Volunteer Hours: 1,938.5 Dollars Donated: $21,619.05 In-Kind Donations: $12,169


Projects: 287
Volunteer Hours: 6587 Dollars Donated: $75,619.05
In-Kind Donations: $25,911.45

International Outreach CSP (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 3,852
Volunteer Hours: 134,730 Dollars Donated: $431,547.59 In-Kind Donations: $453,728.71

International Outreach Partners Heifer International Projects: 743

Volunteer Hours: 9,980 Dollars Donated: $84,444.67 In-Kind Donations: $0

Operation Smile

Projects: 658
Volunteer Hours: 28,401.08 Dollars Donated: $215,730.45 In-Kind Donations: $91,187.55


Projects: 434
Volunteer Hours: 3,871.75 Dollars Donated: $31,064.40 In-Kind Donations: $0


Projects: 522
Volunteer Hours: 4,278.25 Dollars Donated: $70,593.32 In-Kind Donations: $0

Signature Project (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 3,394
Volunteer Hours: 277,123.25 Dollars Donated: $509,103.38 In-Kind Donations: $844,564.12

Signature Project Partner

Prevent Child Abuse America
Projects: 886
Volunteer Hours: 24,408.42 Dollars Donated: $93,968.38
In-Kind Donations: $152,908.97

Juniors' Special Project (non-partner related projects)

Projects: 2,197
Volunteer Hours: 92,401.2 Dollars Donated: $697,242.96 In-Kind Donations: $391,022.44

Juniors' Special Project Partners EMSC

Projects: 34
Volunteer Hours: 113.5 Dollars Donated: $3,542.74 In-Kind Donations: $222


Projects: 18
Volunteer Hours: 37 Dollars Donated: $718 In-Kind Donations: $0

March of Dimes

Projects: 76
Volunteer Hours: 1,460.5 Dollars Donated: $16,416.04 In-Kind Donations: $2,812


Projects: 48,520

Volunteer Hours: 3,389,664.35 Dollars Spent: $5,006,333.95 Dollars Raised: $11,058,756.18


For detailed information including audited financial statements and Form 990, visit www.GFWC.org/Governance or call 202-347- 3168.

For more information about the work done in each of our Community Service Programs and Special Projects, read the expanded online version of our Annual Report at www.GFWC.org/Governance.

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