GFWC PROGRAM HOME LIFE

HOME LIFE

(Health, Substance Abuse Prevention; Family Economics)
Health Issue Awareness, Support of Needy Families, Women’s Shelters, 
Support of Senior Care, Breast Cancer Awareness

Home Life provides opportunities and resources to meet and address health and social needs that impact the community in some way. Areas of concern include health issues and health problems, exercise and healthy lifestyles, homelessness, feeding the hungry, clothing the poor, supporting child care services, and supporting a variety of local community services for disadvantaged persons and the needy. 

Home Life is designed to inform members the effect of well-being of individuals, families and communities by providing opportunities and resources to develop and implement creative projects that promote a healthy lifestyle, increase awareness, prevention, research, and treatment of disease; target personal development; address the issues of hunger, inadequate housing, and homelessness, and/or prevent or correct financial difficulties.  

Introduce members and communities to organizations that improve the lives of those in need; Educate members and others about the value of and need for financial planning and informed financial decisions; Educate members and others about the most prevalent medical problems affecting women;  Encourage women to adopt proven methods for optimizing their own physical health and quality of life;  Projects providing education on financial, health and substance abuse issues.

Our Projects Include:

  • Tierra Del Sol
  • NAMI  (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
  • Phoenix House
  • Ascencia
  • Renal Support Network    
  • Boy and Girl Scouts
  • Dream Center L.A.
  • American Cancer Society, Relay For Life of the Foothills
  • Sheriff’s Christmas Toy/Food Drive    
  • Bailey Care Center          
  • Chemo Caps (knit/crochet for cancer patients)
  • Toiletries for battered women’s shelters
  • Salvation Army, Meals on Wheels
  • Desi Geestman Foundation
  • Guide Dogs of America
  • Ahead With Horses
  • Project Linus
  • Therapy Dogs International
  • Glendale Alliance
  • Toys, Items, Hygiene kits for the homeless/women’s shelters/abused children
  • Canned food drives
  • Glendale Healthy Kids
  • Glendale YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter
  • CCYMCA After School Program
  • Donations & walks for breast cancer & AIDS research
  • Recognized children’s positive attributes during Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
  • Stamp Out Hunger
  • Health issue awareness
  • Support of Women’s/Children’s Shelters
  • Sycamores
  • Retirement Homes
  • Union LA Mission
  • Holiday Meal Donation
  • Tujunga Temporary Aid Center
  • Food Ministry
  • Holiday Cards & Holiday Placemat Decorated for the Elderly
  • Red Cross blood drive
  • Blind Children’s Center
  • Kids Konnected
  • Santa for a Senior Gifts
  • Habitat for Humanity.
  • Canine Companions for Independence
  • Making chemo caps for cancer patients
  • Donating used cell phones that are refurbished for battered women
  • Walk For Hope