GFWC PASKACK

JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB

Making a Difference for Over 80 Years

The GFWC Paskack Junior Woman's Club is a group of dynamic women who donate their time and talents to serve the needs of the Pascack Valley communities through philanthropic and service efforts. 


With its wide range of activities, the club appeals to women who wish to become involved in community affairs and social activities. Learn more on ourAbout Us page.


Club meetings take place once a month. Visit our Meetings and Membership page for details.


We invite you to attend one of our upcoming events and fundraisers. Visit our Events  page to learn more! 


What's in a Name?

Paskack is not a misspelling. We choose to use the original Native American spelling to acknowledge our long history as a club that has bee doing good in the community for over 80 years. Learn more about our club's history on our About Us page.



Featured News & Events


Egg My Yard Fundraiser Canceled
Following the guidance of local, county, and state public health advisories, the Paskack Junior Women's Club has decided to cancel this year's Egg My Yard event. Refunds will be issued to those who have already purchased tickets. Please visit our Facebook page and our website for updates.

Brunch with Bunny Canceled
Following the guidance of local, county, and state public health advisories, the Paskack Junior Women's Club and the Park Ridge Elks have decided to cancel this year's Breakfast with Bunny event.
Refunds will be issued to those who have already purchased tickets. Please visit our Facebook page and our website for updates.


Ladies Night Out Postponed
Following the guidance of local, county, and state public health advisories, the Paskack Junior Women's Club has decided to cancel our Ladies Night at the Mansion tonight. We plan to reschedule this event in the future. Please visit our Facebook page and our website for updates.


Presidents' Day Bumper Bowling Raised over $500 for Local Charities!
The Paskack Junior Woman’s Club hosted our Annual Presidents’ Day Bumper Bowling fundraiser on Monday, February 17. Over $500 dollars was raised for local charities!


Super Chili Bowl Cook-off Winner Announced!
The Juniors in partnership with the Park Ridge Elks,
hosted our

first annual Super Chili Bowl Cook-off Contest on Saturday, January 25th. 


Guests enjoyed delicious chili and live music by Matt Colligan.

Congratulations to our winners Claudia and Gary Haughn!

Their winning chili was determined by popular vote and it garnered them

a cash prize.


Proceeds from this event will benefit local charities. To see the local

charities and organizations we support please visit our Philanthropy page.



Youth Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced!
Congratulations to this year's winners of the Paskack Junior Women's Club  Youth Creative Writing Contest! Students ages 11-18 in the Pascack Valley area were invited to write a poem based on this year’s theme: post, tweet, snap.  One hundred fifty poems were submitted!  Our winners will be recognized at an award ceremony during April, which is National Poetry month.  A round of applause is needed for all applicants because we were very impressed by the submissions! The first-place winner’s poem will be sent for judging in the New Jersey State Woman’s Clubs Youth Creative Writing Contest.  First-place state winners in each category will be sent for judging in the GFWC National Contest by the State Chairman.  Past regional winners have gone on to win at the state and national levels! To read the winning poems
click here.


Breakfast with Santa Raises Hundreds of Dollars for Local Charities!

The GFWC Paskack Juniors Women's Club, in conjunction with the Park Ridge Elks, is hosted the annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14.  Guests will enjoyed a hot breakfast, tricky tray raffle with amazing prizes, photos with Santa, games and more. The event raised hundreds of dollars for local charities.

Holiday Mini Photo Sessions Raises Hundreds of Dollars for Charity!
The Juniors' Holiday Mini Photo Sessions to Benefit Charity that took place on Saturday, November 9th raised hundreds of dollars! These mini photo sessions took place at The Mansion in Park Ridge.


Monster Mash Halloween Charity Bash Raises over $780!
Our annual Monster Mash Halloween Charity Bash that took place on Sunday, Oct 20 at the River Vale Community Center was a huge success. Participants enjoyed a costume contest, indoor trunk or treat, games, music and tasty treats. Over $780 was raised for local charities!


Tag Sale Raises over $300 for Local Charities!

Our annual Tag Sale to benefit local charities raised over $300! Thank you to everyone who donated items, volunteered and/or came out to shop!
Items featured included: clothing, shoes, baby gear, books, toys, games, sports equipment, holiday items, decor, kitchen items, and more! We hope to see you at our next Tag Sale.

Mother's Day Nature Craft for Kids Was a Great Success!
Local children created kid-safe, self-decorated decoupaged flower planters using recycled containers. Special thanks to our 8th grade student volunteers!


Breakfast with Bunny Raises over $3,200 for Local Charities!
The GFWC Paskack Junior Woman's Club, with the help of the Park Ridge Elks, hosted their annual Breakfast with Bunny charity event on Saturday, April 13.  The event raised over $3,200 dollars for local charities!  Guests enjoyed a delicious hot breakfast, music, crafts and pictures with Bunny! The Juniors were pleased to present an impressive tricky tray raffle with donations from local businesses totaling nearly $4,000 worth in prizes!