About Us

Our Purpose is to…

  • Encourage and promote charitable activities and projects

  • Study topics of general interest

  • Promote fellowship

  • Foster cultural interest in the Springfield, Virginia Community

  • Advance general welfare

  • Help our Community

Our projects and volunteer activities change our community for the better every day.

Club History and Information:

  • Chartered by the VFWC (Virginia Federation of Women’s Clubs) and GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) in 1954 as Crestwood Women’s Club.

  • Name changed to The Woman’s Club of Springfield, Inc. in 1969.

  • Club played a major role in the creation of the Richard Byrd Library in Springfield, VA.

  • In 1964, The Pink Elephant Thrift Shop was created.  100% of proceeds go to philanthropic projects.

  • Club Flower – Pink Rose

  • Club Colors – Pink & Green

  • Member GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs)

  • Member GFWC- VA

  • Member GFWC – Northern District (Virginia)

  • Received the 1997 Springfield Inter-Service Club Council Organization of the Year Award for the Pink Elephant Thrift Shop operation.

Whom We Support:

Please inquire via email for more information: wcs_gfwc@gmail.com.


Acknowledgements and Thank You’s:

September 2021: Thank card from Crestwood Elementary School for student headphones.