MAJOR PROJECTS

GFWC Signature Project

 

The goal of the GFWC Signature Project:  Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention is to increase awareness and prevention of the widespread occurrence of domestic abuse in communities across the nation.

GFWC Florida President's Project

"A Better World for Every Girl" is the motto for Hacienda Ranch.  The Ranch is a foster care group home and emergency shelter for up to 18 females, ages 12-17.  It also serves as a specialized home for up to 6 girls. GFWC Florida was the primary force behind the Ranch until 1998, when it was acquired by Children's Home Society of Florida Brevard Division.  The Ranch had 3 homes originally, increased now to 4.  The Ranch sits on 25-acres.

GFWC Coral Springs Woman's Club Focus Project

The FLITE Center, supported by a coalition of service providers, is a central resource for youth that prepares them to lead successful lives after aging out of foster care. At any given time, there are approximately 600 youth between 18 and 23 that have exited the foster care system in Broward County and another 120 youth that are getting prepared for their own transistion.