Home Life Community Service Program






Objective: To positively affect the well-being of individuals, families, and local communities by providing opportunities that promote a healthy lifestyle;  increase awareness, prevention and treatment of disease;  target personal development;  address issues of hunger, inadequate housing, homelessness and/or prevent financial difficulties.




Goal: Promote Healthy Lifestyles




·         Plan programs on Women’s Heart Health


·         Organize or participate in health fair


·         Start an exercise group and initiate a weight loss challenge


·         Incorporate fitness activities into club activities


Goal: Help the Elderly, Disabled, and Homeless

·         Host Bingo games or sing-a-longs at local nursing homes


·         Collect food or help stock shelves for local food banks


·         Collect personal care items for women’s shelters


·         Organize clothing drives for homeless shelters


·         Volunteer at fundraising events that provide support services for mental health facilities


Goal: Prevent Financial Difficulties

·         Hold financial workshops for women, retirees, or single parents


·         Offer workshops on protecting yourself from identity theft


·         Have an investment firm give a talk at a club meeting


Goal: Personal Development

·         Hold workshops on stress management or time management


·         Encourage members to go back to school or to take a class for fun









Canine Companions for Independence

            Contact: Laurel Marks, NCR Development Director

            Phone: 740-833-3702             Email: LMarks@cci.org

·         Arrange for a Canine Companion Team to speak at a club meeting


·         Raise funds to help place a dog with a veteran


Easter Seals

            Contact: Janet Jamieson, Director, Communications and Corporate Relations

            Phone: 312-221-6827 ext. 7136         Email: JJamieson@easterseals.com

·         Participate in “Celebrate Spring…Make Me Smile Day” on the first day of spring


·         Support Camp Hope – provides camping opportunities for children of military families


·         Increase club and community awareness about Easter Seals and services for individuals with autism and other disabilities


Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts about Gynecologic Cancer Campaign

      Contact: Asia Romero      Phone: 202-729-4263          Email: Asia.Romero@ogilvy.com

·         Order free materials through the campaign’s online publication ordering system (WWW.CDC.gov/pubs/dcpc1.aspx)


·         Host a presentation on gynecologic cancers



The Heart Truth – National Heart, Lung & Blood

            Contact: Jennifer Patterson, Communication Agency Rep

            Phone: 202-729-4160             Email: Jennifer.Patterson@ogilvy.com

                                    Web : www.hearttruth.gov

·         Celebrate National Wear Red Day – 1st Friday of February each year


·         Participate in heart healthy food demonstrations or classes


·         Host a Heart Truth Educational session using the Heart Truth Kit



·         Certificate to one State Federation in each membership category for partnership projects


·         Certificate to one State Federation in each membership category for program projects


·         $50 award to one club in the nation for a partnership project


             $50 award to one club in the nation for a program project