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Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club donates $17,000 to community

Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club recently announced it has made $17,900 in contributions to benefit local communities this year.

“As a proud member of Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club, I am privileged to contribute to our collective efforts in making a meaningful difference in the lives of others,”  Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club Board President Kristen Duffy said in the release. “Through our dedication to service and collaboration, we support important causes, and foster positive change within our community.”

The club year, which runs from September through May, is filled with meetings, community events, and fundraisers.

Their biggest fundraiser is their annual Girls’ Night Out Basket Raffle in March, which raised more than $17,000. This year Operation 143 received a significant percentage of the monies raised. A check in the amount of $12,500 was presented to Lisa Heverly, executive director, at BJWC’s end-of-year banquet gathering.

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Notable 2024 contributions include a $400 donation to Boyertown Midget League to support the purchase of equipment for their refreshment stand at Mackey Field in Boyertown Park.

Other contributions include a $500 donation to the Boyertown Area YMCA to support residents who are unable to pay program fees, a $1,500 donation to the Boyertown Ambulance Association to be used for upgrading and purchasing new equipment, a $1,500 contribution to the Boyertown Area Multi-Service to support case management services, as well as another $1,500 donation to the Boyertown Historical Society, which will support repairs to historic Bahr Mill and to sponsor the 2024 Boyertown Halloween Parade.

Additionally, two $1,000 scholarships were designated to graduating Boyertown Area Senior High School seniors to support their continuing education.

To learn more about Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club and to join their efforts, visit their Facebook page GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Boyertown.

BJWC meets monthly from September through May. Most meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in Boyertown and all are welcome.

The Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club is comprised of a group of dedicated women who volunteer their time and talents to enrich the Boyertown area and beyond with projects benefiting our youth and those in need.  BJWC organization is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, one of the world’s largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational, women’s volunteer service organizations.


Source: Berkshire mont

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