The study of art and culture enriches the human experience. Art e ducation improves problem solving and critical thinking skills,
builds focus and perseverance, and nurtures creativity, confidence, and collaboration. Cultural awareness promotes effective
communication and profoundly increases the ability to appreciate and enjoy a variety of new people and experiences.
The GFWC Civic Engagement and Outreach Community Service Program reminds GFWC members that each of us is a part of a larger society and is responsible for undertaking actions that will create a better quality of life and foster a sense of community locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. The four "broad strokes" of this effort include: Citizenship; Crime Prevention, Safety, and Disaster Preparedness; the Needy, Hungry, and Homeless; and Our Military Personnel and Veterans.
GFWC members promote education in both children and adults. We aim to help others, while we also continue to learn.
Projects in the Education Community Service Program are designed to foster schools, as well as other educational institutions
and opportunities, and to promote literacy, libraries, and the love of a good book. Through these efforts, we encourage the
growth of individuals and communities at home and around the world.
The GFWC Environment Community Service Program encourages us to become stewards of the earth by working to preserve the world's resources, protect wildlife, and domesticated animals, live sustainably, and beautify our communities and enjoy nature. and beautify our communities and enjoy nature.
The human body, mind, and spirit comprise our health and wellness. To improve our wellbeing, we must address three key components: nutrition, disease prevention, and physical and emotional care. This Community Service Program aims to explore the various opportunities for awareness and advancement of
each of these vital areas.