...in 1997 as a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to supporting Mansfield and the surrounding area.
...to raise money in various ways throughout the year, including an annual major fundraiser, in order to give back in positive ways to our community. Our main giving focus is for the health, welfare and education of women and children.
...to promote friendship among women of various ages in our community by providing opportunities for member participation in a variety of settings including luncheons, committees, interest groups and special events.
History of MWC
Dee Irick and Pat Miller held an organizational meeting in November, 1997, with the purpose of organizing a club for women of all ages, all interests, and all walks of life to combine their potential and quest for learning. In January, 1998, about 50 women attended the first meeting and by April, 1998, charter membership totaled 111.
To this date, Mansfield Women's Club has given over $500,000 back
to our community through various fundraisers. Methodist Mansfield
Medical Center has received $106,000 for their neonatal intensive
care unit and for their cardiac care wing. Another $25,000 was donated
for the expansion of the Women’s & Children’s Pavilion, with Mansfield
Women’s Club having the honor of having a new Labor & Delivery Suite
named for our club. A total of $55,000 was donated to Mansfield
Cares for the benefit of Harvesting International Food Bank and
their new food bank warehouse. In June of 2015, we donated over
$56,000 to other area charities from the proceeds of our annual
Other recipients include: Harvesting International Food Bank, Feed The Children, All Star Equestrian, Meals on Wheels, Common Ground Network, Wesley Mission Center/Robins Wings, Girls, Inc., Safe Haven Shelter, Cancer Cares, St Jude's Food Pantry, American Cancer Society, The Parenting Center, Alliance for Children, Main Street Theater, Mansfield Library, MAC Center, Mansfield Nursing Home, MISD Clothes Closet, Mansfield Police Department Toys for Tots Program at Christmas, Mansfield Animal Shelter and Mansfield Cares.
We support the Mansfield Independent School District with scholarships to each of the high schools as a way to honor our past presidents. This past year we awarded $12,500 to six deserving students, who received scholarships to the college of their choice.