Established in 1930, Lombard Junior Women’s Club (LJWC) is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), one of the largest non-denominational, non-partisan women’s volunteer organizations in the world. They are also affiliated with the 190 federated clubs in GFWC Illinois, including 20 clubs in DuPage County as members of the Fifth District.
LJWC has 501(c)3 status as a philanthropic organization as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service.
Our club sponsors TLC Camp, a week-long day-camp for children with cancer and a sibling every summer and also coordinates the Lilac Princess scholarship program for young ladies in Lombard. Members organize fundraisers to support many charitable organizations in Lombard and beyond. Favorite activities include: preparing meals for PADS; providing holiday gifts through York Township’s Secret Santa Program; packing food via Feed Our Starving Children and the Northern Illinois Food Bank and playing bingo with the veterans at Hines VA Hospital, to name a few.