Community Service

#OrangetheWorld in #16days

Join AWAQ and FAWCO in our support of the upcoming 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, which runs from November 25th until December 10th. During the #16days of Activism, wear orange and share your orange photos on our Facebook page, and show us how you #orangetheworld! Invite your friends to join in, and spread the conversation by using the hashtags #orangetheworld and #...
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New dolls, donations, add to AWAQ volunteers’ commitment at Hamad

Extending our helping hands in Qatar even further, our community service volunteers are now working in collaboration with the Tuesday Ladies Group (TLG) to sew medical dolls for kids at Hamad Children's Hospital. These adorable dolls, dressed in hospital gowns of varying prints and colors, are being stitched together with love by our hard-working members who meet regularly to sew heart pillows and...
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Your donations are truly appreciated

We will continue to collect donations of toiletries and new, unused underwear for our Hamad Hospital project, so please keep bringing them to our meetings! Underwear should be new, packaged or complete with price tag, in any size, color or style.  We'll pass these along to patients at Hamad's cancer ward who lack resources or who need a "boost" in spirit following surgery. Past donations of ...
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We’ve made it to the FAWCO Donor Wall

Thanks to the generosity of our AWAQ members, our club has now gained Silver Medallion status on the FAWCO Donor Wall!  Along with AWAQ's contribution, FAWCO achieved 100% participation by all member clubs in all regions.  AWAQ is one of more than 60 clubs worldwide that are members of the Federation of American Women’s Club Overseas (FAWCO). For those who wish to continue to help FAWCO support...
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Our hearts are in it!

Early this year the AWAQ adopted the Heart Pillow Project as one of it’s signature philanthropic undertakings.   Originally  developed in the United States and later introduced in Denmark by an American Nurse where she established women’s groups to make the pillows for distribution to mastectomy patients for post-surgical relief,  the idea has since spread to many countries around the world. Ba...
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FAWCO connection

AWAQ is one of 64 clubs worldwide that are members of the Federation of American Women's Club Overseas. FAWCO serves as a resource and channel of information for its members, promotes the rights of US citizens living overseas (Voting, Citizenship, Tax and Banking) and contributes to the global community through philanthropy and global issues task forces. For more information about FAWCO please ...
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