New: An Unlikely Story Bookstore and Café in conjunction with WBUR recognizes the Dedham Junior Women’s Club’s efforts to assist families that have been relocated to Dedham as a result of Hurricane Maria. Learn more here.
The Dedham Junior Women’s Club (DJWC) is the local chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), Junior Membership. An international women’s organization, the GFWC is dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.
Established in 1979, the DJWC has been involved in virtually every facet of community life in Dedham by assisting schools, athletic organizations, public service departments (police and fire), cultural organizations, and non-profit service organizations such as the Dedham Food Pantry and Dedham Youth Commission.
DJWC’s reach extends beyond Dedham, as well, offering time, monetary donations, and donations of goods to social service organizations in the Boston area. For example, the Club has supported Dove (a residential facility for victims of domestic violence), The Women’s Lunch Place (a support facility in Boston for poor and homeless women and children), the Kitty Dukakis Treatment Center for Women (a facility that assists homeless women suffering from addiction), and the Fairy Godmother Project (a program that collects formal dresses for disadvantaged students wishing to attend their prom).
The DJWC membership includes women of all ages from all corners of Dedham and neighboring communities, and welcomes interested women to join us in our volunteer efforts. For information about joining our club, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next meeting: September 25th at Endicott Estate at 7 pm