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Mission Statement

For over a century, the members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs Pennsylvania have encouraged women to unite their influence and interests to promote civic, educational, legislative, moral and social measures.

About Us:

Our clubs addresses the needs of Harvey's lake and surrounding areas. Members from all walks of life choose to work on community projects together putting the GFWC motto "Unity in Diversity" into practice. Through volunteer service and a networking system, Harvey's Lake GFWC members have an opportunity to develop leadership skills, exchange ideas, and form lifelong friendships.

Projects:

Harvey's Lake Days - Flea market at Harvey's Lake to raise funds.

Cheerbaskets - Members pack and deliver over 200 baskets to elderly residents in the Harvey's Lake Area.

Easter Hams - Families of children in Head Start in the Lake-Lehman School District receive a gift certificate for a ham for Easter.

Meadows On the Pond- Members help at the food and flower stands to help raise funds for Mercy Center in Dallas, Pa.

Luzerne County Fair - Members volunteer time in the ticket booths.

Back Mountain Library Auction - Members volunteer time to help set up various booths and work at these booths during the auction.

Hoby - The Harvey's Lake GFWC sponsors one Lake-Lehman student to attend Hoby.

Harvey's Lake Fish Derby - The Harvey's Lake GFWC donates money for this event.

Harvey's Lake Little League - The Harvey's Lake GFWC donates money to this organization.

Community Night- The Harvey's Lake GFWC invites local dignitaries and the top ten seniors from Lake Lehman High School to recognize their achivement.

Scholarships - The Harvey's Lake GFWC awards (2) $500 scholarships each year to seniors living in the Lake-Lehman School District.

Back Mountain Food Pantry - Members donate food items to the Back Mountain Food Pantry for people living in the Back Mountain Area.

Adopt-A-Highway - Members clean a selected area at Harvey's Lake twice a year.