CCWC Logo with flower CCWC Logo with flowerThe Candia Community Woman's Club ...volunteering since 1983.

A member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs New Hampshire (GFWC-NH) and the General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC), the CCWC follows the principles set forth by these organizations.

Projects are divided into GFWC Community Service Programs and GFWC Special Programs that focus on major issues that affect our communities daily.

Projects: Past and Present

Community Service

Arts & Culture

Exposing and nurturing arts and culture in the community.

  • Ballroom Dancing
  • CCWC Scrapbook
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Bow Making
Community Service

Education & Libraries

Promoting education in both children and adults.

  • Libraries 2000
  • 5th Grade Science Trip
  • Connie Lofgren Scholarship
  • Dollars for Scholars
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • Babysitting Course
  • CPR Class
  • Moore School Gaming Club
  • Moore School Lancer Robotics Team
  • 8th Grade Washington DC Trip
Community Service

Civic Engagement & Outreach

Creating a better quality of life and fostering a sense of community - locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

  • Backpack Buddies
  • Daffodil Days
  • Fluoride Program
  • Christmas Giving Tree
  • Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Christmas Food Baskets
  • Easter Food Baskets
  • Town Luncheon
  • United Way Clothing Drive
  • Candidates Night
  • Loaf & Ladle
  • Senior Support: Cards, food and gifts
  • Stitching Up The World
  • Scouting for Food
  • Food Pantry
  • Old Home Day Booth
  • Candia Farmers Market Booth
Community Service


Encouraging us to become stewards of the earth.

  • Adopt a Highway: Clean-up is done 4 times/year
  • Candia Town Sign
  • Town Planters
  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Earth Day Poster Contest
  • Moore School 3-Season Garden
  • Candia Heritage Commission Park
  • Trex plastic recycling project
  • Bench dedication at Dennis Lewis Town Forest
  • Flower Power
Community Service

Health & Wellness

Staying fit in body, in mind, and in spirit, and addressing nutrition, disease prevention, and physical and emotional care.

  • Weekend Backpack Program
  • Cereal box challenge
  • Making Strides of NH - Breast Cancer Walk
  • Blood Drive
  • It's In The Bag
GFWC Signature Project

Domestic & Sexual Violence Awareness

Increasing awareness of and helping prevent the widespread occurrence of domestic abuse in communities.

  • Bras for Free the Girls
  • Pocketbooks for Missy's Closet
  • Support for Real Life Giving
  • Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Support for NAMI Youth program
  • Support for NH Coalition of Sexual and Domestic Violence
GFWC Juniors’ Special Program

Advocates for Children

Making a difference in the life of a child by being an advocate and sponsoring projects that focus on children's health and safety.

  • Tam Binh Center for Children in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
  • Brittany’s Hope Cribs for Kids Program
  • Operation Smile
  • Pinwheel Project
  • Chocolate Easter Bunnies for Kids Cafe
  • Car Seat Safety Check
  • Weekend Backpack Program
  • Christmas Giving Tree
  • Stepping Stones


Generating revenue for Dollars for Scholars Scholarships and supporting programs and projects within our community.

  • Chocolate Extravaganza
  • Old Home Day
  • Tote Bags
  • Game of Candia
  • Cook Books
  • T-Shirts
  • Foxwoods Casino Trip
  • Town Wide Yard Sale


Recruiting and retaining members.

  • Website & Facebook
  • Membership Teas
  • Family Hay Ride
  • Spouse Appreciation
  • Sleigh Ride
  • Girl’s Night Out
  • River Cruise
  • Recipe of the Month
  • Bingo Nights
  • Secret Sisters
  • Candia Town Report advertisement flyer
  • Google Drive Club Project Guidelines

More Projects

In 2023, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary. A highlight of some of our projects over the past 40 years can be found here!.