MARCH, 2017 



Thank you to our generous FAWCO clubs, club members and friends!!


       ($750 - $1,499)
AWC Amsterdam
AC Shanghai
AW Surrey
AWC Hamburg
AWC The Hague
AWG Languedoc-Roussillon
AWG Paris

Mary Adams
Shirley Kearney
Kathy Coughlan
Renuka Matthews
Estate of Caroline Newton
A AWE Paris
AILO Florence
AWC Dublin
Chilterns AWC
IWC Torino

Frank/Johanna Dishongh
Louise Greeley-Copley
Barbara Johnson

AWC Bern
AWC Berlin
AIWC Cologne
AWC Düsseldorf
Barcelona Women's      Network
Frankfurt Taunus AIWC
AIWC Genoa

The Bacigalupo Family
Elsie Bose
Mary Stewart Burgher
Arline Coward
Donna Erismann
Melissa Mash
Kathleen Simon
Roberta Zöllner
C entral Scotland AWC
AWC Antwerp
AWC Brussels
Berkshire & Surrey IWC
Liechtenstein AWC
AWC Oslo

Janet Darrow
Nan de Laubadère
Juliet Dykstra
Emily van Eerten
Sallie Chaballier
Susie Cotton
Colleen Gilbert
Jackie Isler
My-Linh Kunst
Georgia Regnault
Suzanne Wheeler



Year after year, generous FAWCO members throughout the world have donated high-end items to help our charity programs. This year, we have a beautiful emerald and diamond cluster ring with a central oval emerald surrounded by 10 brilliant cut diamonds and a small baguette-cut diamond at each shoulder. The dimensions of the emerald are 6 x 7.8 x 4.4 = 1.14 cts. Estimated value is $2830. The drawing for this beautiful piece will take place April 1, 2017 at the conference in Mumbai. You need not be present to win.

Please go to The Ring Raffle page for further information.
This year, we celebrate the Butterfly Warrior as our conference charm and adorn it with a heart to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The FAWCO Foundation. 

              Silver-Silver                        Silver-Gold 

CLICK HERE to pre-order your beautiful charm!  Charms may also be purchased at the conference.                      

The Development Grant ballot is live online.  Make sure that your club is represented in the voting for this year's Development Grants! Click below for the interactive ballot. The deadline for submitting your ballot is Saturday, April 1st at 12:00 noon CET. Each Club is entitled to ONE vote.  We request that the ballot be submitted by either the Club President or the FAWCO Rep.
Like our new NEWS and website headers?  We have Kristen Haanaes, AWC Oslo, to thank for that.  She has also designed our new medallions for the Target Education project which your clubs will receive when you make donations to the Target project!  Many thanks, Kristin, for a job well done!


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  Golden Memories  
Live Auction

Not able to come to Mumbai? Don't let that stop you from creating a Golden Memory! CLICK HERE to go to the Live Auction page where you can d ownload and browse the catalog to choose an incredible destination for your next adventure. Send an email with your minimum and  maximum bids to by March 31st. You need not be present to win!
"Small and Precious" 
    Silent Auction                               
As you pack your suitcase for India, consider packing something "Small and Precious" to donate for the Silent Auction that another traveler could easily take home in their luggage.  Small and Precious items could be jewelry, scarves, photos, artwork or anything that comes from the heart.

Pre-register your Silent Auction items before you leave home!  Of course, you may also bring them to the conference and register them at the Silent Auction desk. Please contact: Barbara Bühling at with any questions.


The 2017 quilt celebrates the theme of Education - Empowering Women and Girls Through Knowledge and Skills. Four Walls with Tomorrow Inside is a schoolhouse square that is sure to warm the heart, and the toes, of its winner! This quilt will be auctioned on the final day of the conference ! 

CLICK HERE to go to the Quilt page to download and purchase your raffle tickets! 
FAWCO Reps: If you are attending the FAWCO Conference, simply download the raffle tickets , sell them to your members, fill them out and bring both the tickets and the corresponding cash amount to the conference. You can  turn them in at The FAWCO Foundation table when you register.

Unable to attend the conference in Mumbai but would still like to support the philanthropic goals of FAWCO? Become a Benefactor!  By donating to The FAWCO Foundation, you will be making a difference in the lives of women and children worldwide.
CLICK HERE to see the different Benefactor Levels and to donate.