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Philanthropic Projects

Alzheimers Program $150.

American Cancer Society-Discovery Shop and Daffodils - Individual purchases -Sabrina Duncan

Art Contest/Theatre Donation $300 Alhambra High School and Willows Theatre.

Bay Area Crisis Nursery $100.

Contra Costa Association of Retarded Citizens 100 Club $200.

Educational Scholarships $3000. Alhambra High School

HOBY (Hugh OBrian Youth Leadership), High School Sophomores, one Alhambra Student, $175. "Motivating Tomorrows Leaders Today"

Martinez Historical Society $100.

Pennies for Pines - monthly individual donations - Doris Bonham

Sewing Projects

Blue Bear Pillows This is a California Federation Womens Club project. The California Emergency Medical Services has a need for these blue bears. They are given to children in response to emergencies. Stef Zichichi

Baby Layettes, Blankets, Caps, to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for new borns. Mary Alice Paisley

 Heart Pillows - to breast surgery patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. Mary Alice Paisley

GFWC Project
 
Libraries 2000
Our Commitment to the Presidents' Summit for America's Future
 
GFWC clubs have pledged $12.5 million in books and educational materials to public libraries and public school libraries by the year 2000.
 
GFWC is responsible for the establishment of 75 percent of America's public libraries.
 

Gathering Projects

Cell Phones, complete with chargers, batteries etc. - Carol Lynne Holmes to be given to "Call to Protect", a non-profit organization that distributes to battered womens organizations.

Childrens Books New (or looks like new) - Diana Palmer to the Head Start Program

Clothing - Doris Bonham - for "Wardrobe for Opportunity "

Eye Glasses - Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center

Food Labels - for St. Judes Hospital, Stef Zichichi and Kathy Duhaime

General Mills Labels for cash to St. Judes Ranch for Children

Greeting Cards, used - Mona Trowbridge - to St. Judes Ranch for Children

Hotel Giveaways, Sample Size Toiletries - Judi Miller - Mountain View Homeless Shelter in Martinez

Ink Cartridges, used - Sharon Pyka for cash to our philanthropic fund.

Magazines appropriate for youth, Sports Illustrated, People, Nature etc. to Juvenile Hall, Martinez ___________

News Paper Food Coupons to our US service personnel. ___________

Postage Stamps, used - Flo Senger - to Franciscan Mission in Waterford, Wisconsin.

Readers Digests - to Veterans Home and Cancer Hospice Center (Where?)

Soda can pull tabs- Stef Zichichi to Ronald Mc Donald House for seriously ill children and their families.

If you would like to contribute to any of our projects without becoming a member, we would certainly be happy for that also!