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, 2023 through June 30, 2024 by June 30, 2024. You and any amount of hours are an important ingredient in our club's success.

Lovable Misfits

Members design and create a fleece or flannel creature and small quilt blanket to distribute to local police departments.  These are then given by police to young, at-risk children during any stressful encounters.

This is an ongoing project with collections for the completed Lovable Misfits taken in May and October.


Mary Anne Froelich


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.


68 total blankets collected in addition to numerous hats, mittens, sweaters during 2022-2023


Please watch News and Notes for collection information



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.



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 44 quilts since that time.


Please check News and Notes for updates.



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





Sue Vyse


Kathy Aicher

St. John's Homeless Shelter - Meals

St. John's Homeless Shelter

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




Jan Clark


Christmas Families

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

Watch News & Notes for Specific Details


Mary Ortmayer

Judy Niesing

Kay Barlament

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.


Pat Russo

St. John's Ministries:


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.




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.


Kay Barlament

Mary Anne Froelich 

Fort Howard Apartments Seniors 

Spring & Fall Activities for Seniors


Watch News & Notes for Details


Barb Berg


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 September 2022-June 2023 members completed over 799 cards, delivered to 13 different nursing homes in Brown County


Rosie Jonas -


Kathy Heyroth


Jeannette Krysiak         920-336-1303 



A Smile Bouquet

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


Watch News & Notes for details.


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 10:  spring clean up  (rain date May 11)


May 31:  planting pots  (rain date June 1)


June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20:  weeding, trimming, and watering


October 4:  put the garden to bed  (rain date October 5)


Susan Johnson


Terri Lewis

Food Pantry Collections


Living Hope Pantry              Third Wed.            10:45-12:30          DePere Community Center parking lot



Hope Center/St. Pat’s pantry

Third Wed.            10:45-12:30          DePere Community Center parking lot



Grace Lutheran Food Pantry          Third Wed.             10:45-12:30        DePere Community Center parking lot


Nancy Cohen/

Linda Shores 






Lois Mauermann

Terri Lewis






Beezie MacNeil/Faye Drankoff 

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