Volunteers
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Women Volunteers
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Who we are

Since 1926, the Salem Area Women's Club (SAWC) has worked locally to be the power of good in our community, making a difference through philanthropy and outreach programs while fostering connections, awareness, and life-long friendships. SAWC currently stands at 80 members strong and has donated more than $40,000 to nearly 50 organizations throughout the past year.

 

SAWC is a proud affiliate of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) and GFWC-New Hampshire.

 

Founded in 1890, GFWC is an International women's organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. Collectively, we are Living the Volunteer Spirit.

GFWC-NH's purpose is to bring together all General, Junior, and Juniorette Clubs in the State for cooperation and mutual helpfulness and to promote the highest interest of the community and State.  SAWC is considered a 'General' Club.

"Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."
― Desmond Tutu

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Upcoming Events

Five core programs are the vehicles for organizing our volunteer efforts.  Each CSP committee develops relationships with various organizations and agencies in the community to see how SAWC can help them.

Community Service Programs

Civic Engagement & Outreach

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Education

& Libraries

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Environment 

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Coming Soon

Health & Wellness

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In Our Spare Time

  • Book Club

  • Lunches

  • Movies

  • Walking  (Walkie Talkies)

And much more in the works...