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GFWC Woman's Club of Indio is hard at work - oftentimes so much so that we find ourselves in the news.   Look at what we've done!

A little bit of hard work and a whole lot of fun! 

 
 
 

The Escudero Home

 
 

The Wagner Home

 

Yard of the Month Winners Announced!


July 2020:  The Yard of the Month program is off to a GREAT start!  WCI created the Yard of the Month program to show its appreciation of the community and to recognize homeowners who demonstrate superior effort in maintaining their property and who contribute to the overall appearance of Indio.  

Recognition Chair Bernadette Subia-Martinez found two homes deserving praise for their terrific curb appeal. The owners of both homes take pride in their home's appeal and were very excited to receive the award and were appreciative of our recognition of their landscaping efforts. 

If you would like to nominate a great yard, or even your own, contact Bernadette at recognition@womansclubofindio.org.

 

WCI Votes to Support Four New Organizations

July 2020:  Four projects, recently approved by our Board of Directors, are now being supported by GFWC Woman's Club of Indio.  These long-standing Coachella Valley non-profits are dedicated to improving our community and they are in need of our help. Read the following information about these worthy organizations to find out how you can help with in-kind and monetary donations.

 

Coachella Valley Foster Kids

 

This organization provides suitcases with personal items for foster children, who are often removed from their homes with absolutely nothing. We need donations of new or gently used suitcases, travel bags, and backpacks. For more information on how you can help, contact Rosalind Miller.

Girls Love Mail

Girls Love Mail is an organization that provides uplifting support to people with newly diagnosed breast cancer. Until we are able to meet in person, please write cards or letters from home! Find the Guidelines, FAQs, and Details at Girls Love Mail or contact Bonnie Tucker.

 

Indio Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

 

We were asked to participate in a pilot program for the adoption of a skilled nursing facility. One in our city that has critical need for support, for both staff and residents, is the Indio Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. We need members to write letters and cards, make phone calls, provide cookies and treats, and donate items. For information, contact Marcia Daniels


 

Alzheimer's Association Coachella Valley

There are many ways to get involved to help support local programs for families impacted by Alzheimer's and to volunteer and fundraise for research to eradicate all forms of dementia: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, participate in The Longest Day, and be a community educator or representative. Contact Sylvia Baran or visit Alzheimer's Association.

 

 
 

WCI Resolution Supports the USPS


June 2020:  The members of GFWC Woman's Club of Indio overwhelmingly voted in June to adopt a Resolution supporting the United States Postal Service ("USPS").  The United States Post Office was established in 1775 and is Constitutionally required to serve all Americans, regardless of geography.  

Under this Resolution, WCI asks legislators to support the CARES Act and the USPS Fairness Act to provide financial relief and security to the Postal Service.  The Resolution has been sent to the California Federation of Women's Clubs for vote and upon approval, to be sent to the General Federation of Women's Clubs to encourage the entire Federation of Women's Clubs across the US to support this initiative.


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