GFWC Citrus Heights Women’s Club





Our Mission

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.


Our Beneficiaries

Our chapter has helped organizations including the American Legion and Local Veterans, A Community for Peace-Domestic Violence Prevention Center, the San Juan Juniorettes, and the Citrus Heights Police Department.


Our Story

Founded in 1890, GFWC’s roots can be traced back to 1868 when Jane Cunningham Croly, a professional journalist, attempted to attend a dinner at an all-male press club honoring British novelist Charles Dickens. Croly was denied admittance based upon her gender, and in response, formed a woman’s club—Sorosis. 


Our Events

Join us for our monthly lunch or evening meeting. Or attend one of our big events where we raise money to benefit the community!

Our History

The Citrus Heights community is rallying around its Citrus Heights Police Department to help the CHPD fund a workshop for officers and their families that teaches coping with post-traumatic stress incurred in the line of duty. The goal is to be able to pay for the speaker and travel fees for Kevin M. Gilmartin, Ph.D. to put on his workshop for CHPD officers and their families here in Citrus Heights. Mr. Gilmartin is known across the U.S. as an expert in his field. Police face some terrible statistics: