Giving Back

The Franklin Woman's Club is committed to providing community service through volunteer work and/or organizing donation opportunities with local, national or international impact.  See below for a description of projects and ways you can get involved.

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Help the Franklin Woman's Club Prevent Child Abuse in NJ--Join the Purple Hat Campaign

Posted by [email protected] on July 18, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Franklin Woman’s Club has embarked on an initiative to help prevent child abuse in NJ as part of a state-wide project spearheaded by the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) under which the local club operates.

Franklin Woman’s Club members are knitting or crocheting purple newborn and preemie caps to support the Period of PURPLE Crying® program described below. These caps will be donated to Prevent...

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Shot @ Life Campaign

Posted by [email protected] on May 30, 2017 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The Franklin Woman's Club has been involved in this ongoing initiative since 2013:


This year, 1.7 million children will die from diseases that have all but disappeared in the U.S. Why? Because one in five children around the world does not have access to the ...

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Earth Day 2017 Maple Tree Donation to Franklin High School

Posted by [email protected] on April 12, 2017 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

In honor of Earth Day, 2017, the Franklin Woman’s Club donated a Firefall Maple tree to Franklin High School on Thursday, April 12. The tree was planted in the back of the school near the events lobby entrance. In the future, the club plans to add a memorial plaque dedicated to previous club members.

The tree was purchased from the Township’s Shade Tree Commission and Nancy Ga...

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Holiday Baskets 2016

Posted by [email protected] on December 31, 2016 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Franklin Woman's Club members donated and assembled large, festively wrapped food baskets which were delivered to the Dept. of Community Resources before Thanksgiving and Christmas/Hanukkah. Thanks to club members' generosity, a total of six baskets were given to local families in need.

Holiday Candy Favors 2015/2016

Posted by [email protected] on May 31, 2016 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Members of the Franklin Woman's Club donated and assembled a total of 750 candy favors for area nursing homes to help residents celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day and Easter. Thanks to everyone who participated in this special project!

Operation Christmas Stocking, aka Boatsie's Boxes 2015

Posted by [email protected] on February 2, 2015 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

We filled 6 stockings for BOATSIE’S BOXES. These packages shipped out overseas to the troops before Christmas.

Thanksgiving Baskets 2014

Posted by [email protected] on November 17, 2014 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Clubs members donated food for Thanksgiving baskets. Three families were selected to receive these baskets. Each basket was filled with can and boxed food items in addition to a Shop-rite gift card.

Halloween Candy Favors

Posted by [email protected] on November 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Halloween Candy Favors have been assembled and delivered to 100 recipients at the Franklin Care Center.

Operation Christmas Stocking, aka Boatsie's Boxes 2014

Posted by [email protected] on November 17, 2014 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

During our October meeting, club members wrote notes to active service members, or those in Veterans' Homes.   It was a great way to show our military service individuals that we appreciate what they have done and what they are still doing to protect and serve our country.

Gardens Blossom as Volunteers "Make a Difference"

Posted by [email protected] on November 17, 2014 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

On October 25, The Franklin Woman's Club used its grant from the Home News Tribune to enhance the gardens at Ronald McDonald House in New Brunswick.


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