Fairview Park Junior Women's Club

Community Service

Fairview Park Women's Club, Inc. (FPWC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the educational, social welfare, and environmental conditions of Fairview Park and its residents. The organization is qualified as a charitable non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Fund-raising projects support scholarships and continuing education grants for Fairview Park residents, community service and social welfare projects, and financial donations for local and regional non-profit organizations.

Each May the Board meets to review applications to decide which organizations can be assisted. Donations have generally ranged from $50 to $300, depending upon the year's fund-raising income and the organization's community service budget.

If your organization has a specific need that a FPWC donation might help, please complete the attached request form: FPWC Disbursement Application Form. Or, you may send a letter which contains the information to:

Request for Funds Application Chair
P. O. Box 26283
Fairview Park, OH 44126

Please also include a brochure or other written material about your organization. If you have any questions, please contact Debra Renkel at 440-669-2995.

The letter or form should be received at the above address by April 15, 2020 to be considered.

Evidence of Fairview Park Women's Club's generosity is all around us. For a small non-profit organization, our philanthropic record over the years is substantial. Our direct grants and donations to other non-profit organizations have had a significant impact in our community. Examples include:

  • Scholarships: $75,000
  • City of Fairview Park: more than $25,000
  • Fairview Park Schools: more than $12,000
  • Fairview Park Police & Fire: more than $5,000
  • Regional Library: approximately $2,000
  • Those in need in the Fairview Park and The Greater Cleveland Area: more than $47,000

Our "Ways & Means" projects include:

  • Lunch with Santa
  • Poinsettia sales
  • Spring Plant sales
  • Cookbooks
  • Bake Sales
  • Silent Auctions
  • Summerfest
  • 4th of July Pancake Breakfasts
  • "Sitting Pretty" Painted Benches

We have spent countless hours giving time & talent to organizations that need sturdy volunteers, such as

  • Apple Creek
  • Fairview Park Fire Department and Police Department
  • Cuyahoga County Library - Fairview Branch
  • Domestic Violence Centers
  • Girl Scout troops
  • the Cleveland Sight Center
  • Cleveland Psychiatric Hospital
  • Kid Sacks
  • Broadview Center
  • Blood Bank
  • Fairview Park Hunger Center
  • Providence House
  • Friends of M&I
  • Our Lady of the Wayside
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Youth Challenge
  • Job File
  • We Do Care
by Steve McAlonis