WCCC Vision Statement:
To be a leading woman’s club working as a positive force in our community.
WCCC Mission Statement:
The Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase seeks to benefit the community through volunteer service, educational and cultural programs, and philanthropy, while promoting member collegiality and friendship.
We are an active and engaged club as the largest GFWC Woman’s Club in Maryland. Throughout the history of the Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase, our mission has been to promote the welfare of the community in our corner of the State of Maryland. Our philanthropy focuses on support for women and children, with a particular interest in education and professional advancement for young women. During the 2022-2023 club year WCCC contributed a value of over $250,000 to non-profit groups.
WCCC holds events that are open to the community as well as fundraising events throughout the year to generates funds for grants to non-profits and community groups. Annual events include luncheons organized by our International Affairs, Literature and Music Sections, all of which feature guest speakers. The Club also organizes a French Club Cabaret, the Community Art Show & Sale, Santa’s Workshop, a Craft Show and Sale, and the Halloween Mystery Mansion.
WCCC’s philanthropy is expressed in sustained community engagement. This activity connects interests and programs, represented by our various sections, with both ongoing service as well as special events and projects. Our philanthropy is broadly expressed through:
Direct Grant Making to Non Profits
Financial grants from WCCC in the 2022-2023 Club Year were awarded to:
The WCCC administers and grants several scholarships that each assist individual college students. In 2023, scholarship awards totaled nearly $40,000.
In Kind Donations
WCCC donations, purchases, and projects contribute to physical donations utilized by charities throughout the region.
Clubhouse Use by Non-Profits
The WCCC Clubhouse provides space suitable for meetings, activities, and social events of all kinds. WCCC donates or subsidizes consistent use of the Clubhouse in support of local non-profits including the
This repeated use represents a substantial donation of rental hours.
In addition, non-profits who received subsidized or donated rentals in 2022-2023 include:
The Club hosts several events open to the public which enrich the offerings of the surrounding community.
Members’ Volunteer Service
Members of the Club assist with the Red Cross Blood Drives held monthly at the Clubhouse. In addition, the Community Services Committee meets monthly to assemble, pack, wrap and deliver the monthly projects.
If you would like to learn more about our volunteer mission, don't hesitate to contact us. Click on Find Out More below.
7931 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 301-652-8480
Promoting Community Welfare and the State of Maryland since 1913
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