OBWC is organized for philanthropic and educational purposes
and is a nonprofit organization under
Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Founded in 1971, OBWC is a federated club that is a member of the
General Federation of Women's Clubs of North Carolina (GFWC-NC),
which is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC),
an international organization
whose members make up one of the oldest and largest
nondenominational and nonpartisan volunteer organizations in the world.
The GFWC and its federated clubs are dedicated
to community improvement
by enhancing the lives of others through
volunteer service and charitable donations.
GFWC celebrated its 127th Anniversary in April of 2017!