Here is a list of community projects that our Club participates with currently and in the past.
Carlton Complex Fire Relief Foundation
Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington
Children’s Home Society
Fisher House – Joint Base Lewis McChord
Inland Northwest Honor Flight
My Girlfriend’s Closet (Junior Service League of Wenatchee)
Our House – Cancer Care
Red Cross – Operation Heroes Housewarming
Serve Wenatchee Valley
USO – Northwest/SEATAC
Vets Serving Vets
Wenatchee Valley Humane Society
Chelan-Douglas Republican Women
Ongoing projects - Our club supports our military traveling through Sea-Tac Airport. Every meeting April is accepting items. Items needed are female products and snacks. Please check out USO NW. UPDATE: A USO volunteer accepts 568 items that were collected and delivered to Sea-Tac in March. The donations were valued at $360.00.
We have collected over $200.00 in gift cards for fire victims in northern California. Three Napa Valley Republican Women’s clubs have donated over $8,000.00 to fire damage victims.
Items collected at our Christmas Luncheon for Serve Wenatchee.
Pybus Firewise Day - February 23
Our April non-profit was "Share-A-Bear" a unique program in caring that benefits individuals in nursing homes, assisted livings and on hospice. At our April luncheon we collected an array of 20 huggable teddy bears.
Our service project for May was the Royal Family Kids. $350 in donations were collected to benefit foster kids who will get the royal treatment in a Christian camp environment. The camp runs Aug 19-23 and is sponsored by Grace City Church and directed by April and Bryan Burnett.
Our August service project was monetary donations towards "Clothes for the Classroom" which was distributed by Serve Wenatchee. Our club donated approximately $250.
June's service project was Haven of Hope. "Our shelter for homeless women and women with children has been operating since 1998. This transitional housing program provides a safe place for women to overcome difficult circumstances and get a new start on life." You can see their FaceBook page here. Our club collected approximately $250 worth of paper and cleaning products at the June 3 meeting. Haven of Hope was overwhelmed and very appreciative.
It' was baby time for the October luncheon in support of Healthy Options, collecting clothing and toiletry items for infants ages 6 through 12 months of age. Our donations were valued at $350.00
November's charity was the collection of socks for The Bunker, a vets helping vets organization in Wenatchee. Members donated 140 pairs.
Our CDRW Club's Caring for America coordinator April received a special award at the October 2019 WFRW board meeting for her continuous work and participation in our club's charity work. Our President Ellie presented her with a certificate. Way to go April!