Brown County Community Women's Club, Inc.

 

BCCWC members volunteer their time to activities that provide clothing, food and shelter to those in need and programs that encourage the well being of the members of our community.

 

This past year we logged more than 14,500 hours of volunteer service to our local community!

 

If members would like to propose a new community service activity, please complete the proposal form and submit it to the Community Service Directors. 

 

BCCWC requests that members be accountable for their volunteer hours. Please submit this Volunteer Hours Form (July1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 by June 30, 2023. You and any amount of hours are an important ingredient in our club's success.

One Stitch at a Time

Interested members use their talents to crochet, knit, sew, quilt (or even purchase) blankets and other useful warm items for those in need of them in the community – women, children, the elderly and those who are physically or economically disadvantaged.

 

Members are encouraged to donate supplies.

Collections will be done in fall and spring.

 

There have been 574 total blankets donated since November 2015.

 

Numerous shawls, baby blankets, sweaters and hats have also been donated.

 

Please watch News and Notes for collection information

 

Contact

Pat Hearden - 920-432-5871 or 920-217-3824

 

Jean Allegeyer - 920-639-2980

Building Quilts for Habitat 

"Not a quilt to admire Not a quilt to hang on the wall, but a quilt to feel cozy and comfy in the Habitat for Humanity family’s new home."

Interested members will create lap-sized quilts to be presented to Habitat families at upcoming Habitat for Humanity Dedications.

Ongoing

 

Building Quilts for Habitat meets twice/year, once in October and once in May.

 

Quilt Presentations are made as houses are completed. They have been partnering with Habitat since February 2016 and have donated 34 quilts since that time.

 

Please check News and Notes for updates.

Contact

 

Mary Schrickel

Gina Reinardy

HSHS St. Vincent Children's Hospital's Child Life Department

BCCWC members follow the mission of improving the

lives of children by supporting selected service projects

organized throughout the year for St. Vincent's Children's

Hospital/Child Life. Donations of bandaids and stuffed animals are accepted at monthly meetings

 

 

Contacts

 

Sue Vyse

 

Kathy Aicher

St. John's Homeless Shelter - Meals

BCCWC will provide a meal each month from Nov. through April.

Contact

920-632-7473

 

Jan Clark

920-265-5744

Christmas Families

Members  select ornament  tags  from a giving tree to provide gifts for families in need.

Watch News & Notes for Specific Details

Contact

Mary Ortmayer

Judy Niesing

Christmas Gala for Ribbon of Hope 

BCCWC members make decorations to be placed on a Christmas tree or wreath which is then given to a Brown County resident dealing with cancer.

 

Watch News and Notes for Specific Details.

Contacts

Pat Russo

St. John's Ministries:

Wellspring

Wellspring is a drop-in center for women. It's a place of peace that offers peer support, personal growth opportunities, resources and referrals to women who need a sense of safety, belonging and encouragement.

 

Please Check News and Notes for ongoing needs and volunteering options at Wellspring.

 

Contact

 

Kathy DeBroux

Susan Regnier

 House of Hope

 

BCCWC members provide monthly Birthday Cakes on the third Wednesday of every month from August through July

House of Hope Mission Statement: House of Hope offers a safe, supportive, place where young mothers learn to become confident adults and independent, successful parents.
Volunteer activities include child care, office help, building maintenance and organization, in addition to off-site activities such as food & hygiene drives.

Contact

Kay Barlament

Fort Howard Apartments Seniors 

Spring & Fall Activities for Seniors

 

Watch News & Notes for Details

Cheery Notes to Seniors

 

Help brighten a day by writing cheery notes to nursing home residents. Interested members write one card or multiple notecards that are either purchased or homemade.  Members may also donate unused cards that are available for others to complete.

 

Cards will be collected at each monthly meeting and completed cards are then delivered to a predetermined nursing home(s).

 

From February 2021-June 2022 members completed over 745 cards that were then delivered to nine different nursing homes in  Brown County.

Contact

Rosie Jonas -

336-7057

Kathy Heyroth

615-8062

 

 

A Smile Bouquet

Members assemble and deliver flower bouquets to residents in senior housing facilities.

 

Watch News & Notes for details.

Contacts

Susan Johnson

Barb La Frombois

Judy Trimberger

 

 

Garden Project for Kress Library

Members maintain the garden at Kress Library by weeding, planting, watering and pruning the flower gardens. Work sessions are followed by fellowship

 

All dates start at 8 a.m.

 

May 4: clean up

 

May 25: planting flowers

 

June 22: pruning/watering

 

July 20: pruning/watering

 

August 17: pruning/watering

 

September 21: pruning/watering

 

October 5:    clean up the gardens   

 

October 6:    clean up rain date

Contact

Susan Johnson

 

Terri Lewis

Food Pantry Drives

October 2022

St Bernard Pantry

Third Wed.

DePere Community Center

Parking Lot

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

 

January 2023

Trinity Lutheran

Third Wed.

DePere  Community Center

Parking Lot

10 am to 12:00 pm

 

April 2023

St Pat’s/Hope Center

Third Wed.

 DePere Community Center

Parking Lot

10 am to 12:00 pm

Contact

Beezie McNeil

 Faye Drankoff

 Kay Pelletier

 

 

 

 

Lois Mauermann

Terri Lewis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linda Shores

Nancy Cohen

Cathy Cartwright

 

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