Community Service Programs (CSP)
Community Service Programs (CSP)
Some Community Service Program members meet between the general business meetings in order to work on various projects. These various workshops will be offered during the daytime and the evening. Many of our members wok, so we are trying to be flexible in offering a variety of times when each member can get involved.
Encourages members to foster and support art(s) activities in the community by:
- baking, photography, painting, drawing, and crafts;
- Organizing workshops to make items for other departments or to make craft items.
Encourages members and youth to develop creative writing skills and to recognize their achievements by:
- Entering the NJSFWC Creative Writing Contest - members or local school children can participate;
- Performing with club members at the District Arts/Performing Festival;
- Organizing trips to musical shows, plays or operas;
- Organizing sing-a-longs at nursing homes;
- Supporting local schools or community groups in their performing arts endeavors.
Educates members and others about the importance of community beautification and stimulates citizen action to address these concerns. This CSP also educates about preserving natural resources and stimulates citizen action to address these concerns by:
- Collecting items for Terra Cycle that are not recycled through the municipal recycling programs. Items, such as health and beauty containers (shampoo, conditioner, makeup, lipstick, etc. and spray nozzles) are collected;
- Recycling recent magazines for the local hospital;
- Recycling used shows through Sole Mate.
Promotes a commitment to lifelong learning by encouraging members and others to foster and support educational opportunities in the community; Educates members and others about adult, family and youth literacy; Educates members and others about the value of and the need for quality after-school programs. This committee does the following:
- Provides scholarships to local High School Senior(s);
- Sponsors a High School Junior to attend Girls Career Institute in June at Douglass College;
- Nominates a woman to become a Woman of Achievement and attends the NJSFWC Women of Achievement Awards.
Educates members and others about (1) organizations that improve the lives of those in need and provide opportunities to offer support; (2) the most prevalent medical problems affecting women today; and (3) the need to protect children and adults from preventable diseases through effective immunization programs. This CSP:
- Collects food and hotel toiletries for St. Vincent de Paul Society;
- Sponsors a Wish Tree and Warming Tree at the Burlington County Library to benefit the children and homeless of Burlington County at Christmas and in January as weather gets cold;
- Provides awareness of women's health issues such as heart health, breast cancer;
- Collects eyeglasses for the Lions Club;
- Conducts Monthly activities (Bingo, Movie Night, etc.) at local nursing homes.
Enlists the aid of Club Members to offer support to programs that promote the bell being of women and children through:
- Heifer International, whereby shares are purchased in animals to promote family farming;
- Operation Smile, in which funds are provided for hospital gowns, dolls, and goodies for children awaiting operations;
- Shot @ Life, through which funds are donated for the immunization of children;
- CARE, whereby funds are donated to help educate women and children;
- UNICEF, in which funds are donated to help with world hunger and disaster relief.
Keeps the membership informed of bills that come up in the New Jersey Assembly and strives to enable legislation that will help the community.
Several fundraisers are held during the club year to raise money for the various charitable causes this club supports. Scheduled for 2018-2020 club year are Terri Lynn Nuts, Cupcake Contest, Bake Sales, Designer Bag Bingo, and yard sales.
Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser
Each year in March we sponsor a Designer Bag Bingo. Proceeds from this fundraiser allow us to donate to the many charities and projects that our club supports. The next one will be held on March 27, 2020 postponed til September 25 at the Crescent Shriner's Hall, 700 Highland Drive, Westampton, NJ
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Bingo: 7:00 p,m
Donation: $30 - $35 at door, NJ LGCCC
This month's focus on fundraising...
SCRIPT is Fundraising made easy. You buy gift cards from over 750 Brands. The retailer pays us a rebate on each card. Amount differs as per card and that amount is taken off immediately when an order is placed. Purchases from groceries, Drug stores, clothing, coffee, entertainment and gas are available. Use the gift card on all your shopping at the purchased price and Woman’s League makes money.
See Carol to receive a full list of companies and the rebate amount from each company. Orders placed at our Monday night general meeting are usually in by Friday .
Example: Acme and ShopRite give 4% rebate, on a $100 gift card we make $4.00, on a $25 gift card we make $1.00. Those $1.00 add up. Other examples: AMC and Regal tickets are 10%; Boston Market 12%, ,Panera’s ad Boscov 8%, Wawa 1%, CVS 6%, Walmart and Target 2.5%, Kohls, Burger King and Sears 4%, Shutterfly 10.75%. Any questions call Carol 609-379-6033 (h).