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.
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."
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.
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
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.
House of Hope
BCCWC members provide monthly Birthday Cakes on the third Wednesday of every month from August through July
Mary Anne Froelich
Fort Howard Apartments Seniors
Spring & Fall Activities for Seniors
Watch News & Notes for Details
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 -
Jeannette Krysiak 920-336-1303
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)
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
Beezie MacNeil/Faye Drankoff