About Us

Our Purpose is to

  • Encourage and promote charitable activities and projects

  • Study topics of general interest

  • Promote fellowship

  • Foster cultural interest in the Springfield, Virginia Community

  • Advance general welfare

  • Help our Community

 Our projects and volunteer activities change our community for the better every day.

 

Club History and Information

  • Chartered by the VFWC (Virginia Federation of Women’s Clubs) and GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) in 1954 as Crestwood Women’s Club.

  • Name changed to The Woman’s Club of Springfield, Inc. in 1969.

  • Club played a major role in the creation of the Richard Byrd Library in Springfield, VA.

  • In 1964, The Pink Elephant Thrift Shop was created.  100% of proceeds go to philanthropic projects.

  • Club Flower – Pink Rose

  • Club Colors – Pink & Green

  • Member GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs)

  • Member GFWC- VA

  • Member GFWC – Northern District (Virginia)

  • Received the 1997 Springfield Inter-Service Club Council Organization of the Year Award for the Pink Elephant Thrift Shop operation.

Who We Support

  • College scholarship for a high-achieving local young lady

  • Bethany House, Alexandria, Virignia

  • Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition

  • Local area Elementary schools in various needed ways

  • Small businesses through the Spring Faire which the woman’s club hosts

  • Fairfax Hospital and Alexandria Hospital with layettes

  • Our Troops with hand knitted items (Operation Gratitude)

  • Families at Thanksgiving time

  • Heart Walk

  • Friends of the Richard Byrd library

  • Canine Partners for Life

  • King Street Cats

  • More