The Philanthropic Committee is pleased to announce our

110th Annual Philanthropic Luncheon will take place on

Tuesday, November 7, 2023  

The luncheon is open to guests and will be held at the Community House

from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm 

This year’s theme: Mom’s All-Night 50s Diner

Main Beneficiary:

QUEENS ZOO Wildlife Conservation Society Park

Three levels of raffles tickets exist!

50s Diner Special Ticket $350 ($425 Value) includes the following multiple items:

One Luncheon Ticket/18 “Top 18 Hit” Raffle Tickets/2 Blue Plate Special Raffle Tickets

PLUS a special invitation to a October 19th (rsvp by 10/14/23)

Cocktail Reception at the home of Jen Meier 

To download/print raffle tickets, click on the categories below:

Blue Plate Special Raffle Tickets – $100 apiece or 6 Tickets for $500

“Top 18 Hits” Raffle Tickets – $10  apiece or 18 Tickets for $150

Luncheon Price is $75 per person

Click here to learn all the event details: Philanthropic Letter 2023

Blue Plate Special Raffle Description

“Top 18 Hits” Raffle Description

Live Auction Item Description

Click on the orange links below to see photos of the baskets (excluding gift certificate baskets since no photos were taken of them)!

 Join us in the excitement!

To view a short clip from last year’s successful 2022 Philanthropic Luncheon!

click here

To view photos of the “Top 18 Hits” prizes, click on the link provided below:

Basket #1/Thanksgiving Entertaining Basket

#2/Restaurants Basket 1 (no photo)

Basket #3 Restaurants Basket 2 (no photo)

Basket #4/Restaurants Basket 3 (no photo)

Basket #5/Guest Night Basket (no photo) 

Basket #6/Christmas Holiday Basket (no photo)

Basket #7/Cooking Basket

Basket #8/Baking Basket

 Basket #9/Wine & Dine Basket

Baskets #10/Concert Night Out 1

 Basket #11/Concert Night Out 2

 Basket #12/A Day at the West Side Tennis Club (no photo)

Basket #13/Chic Accessories 1

 Basket #14/Chic Accessories 2

 Basket #15/Baby Basket

Basket #16/Still Life Painting

Basket #17/Dress Up Basket

Basket #18/Pamper Yourself Basket

To view the  Blue Plate Special  prizes, click on the link provided below:

Blue Plate Special #1/Flowers of the Month

Blue Plate Special #2/Apple Ipad

Blue Plate Special #3/Apple Watch

Blue Plate Special #4/President’s Cash Basket

Blue Plate Special #5/NYC Ballet Tickets

To view the Live Auction items, click the link provided below:

Live #1/Handmade Quilt

Live#2/Painting by Heike Stucke

The Women’s Club annual Philanthropic Luncheon has raised thousands of dollars for worthy charities and causes including but not limited to:

  • ACE Programs for the Homeless
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • Art Therapy Outreach Center
  • CAREing and SHAREing Breast Cancer Support
  • City Harvest
  • The Community House
  • The Doe Fund, Inc.
  • FHG Celebrations Association
  • Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Forestdale, Inc.
  • Friends of Station Square
  • Gallup NYC
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater New York – Queens Service Unit
  • Hour Children
  • Hurricane Sandy victims – Susan Schott, Joan Meyers, Karen Halligan
  • Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement
  • Lifeway Network
  • Mentari Human Trafficking Survivor Empowerment Program Inc.
  • The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
  • New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC)
  • Queens Community House
  • Queens Farm Museum
  • Queens Historical Society
  • Queens Library Foundation
  • Queens Museum of Art
  • Queens Symphony
  • Queens Zoo
  • St. Albans Veteran’s Hospital
  • St. Mary’s Pediatric Healthcare System
  • Songs of Love Foundation
  • The Theresa Paplin School
  • Venture House
  • Where There’s A Need Inc.

Additional Recipients of Club Philanthropic Efforts:

  • Briarwood Family Shelter
  • The Community House
  • Heartshare Human Services of New York
  • The Hispanic Society of America
  • The Kew-Forest School Bell Choir
  • Little Sisters of the Poor
  • Long Island Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship Fund
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art – Musical Instrument Department
  • New York Cares
  • Operation Gratitude
  • PS 89 and PS 223 – school library donations
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • Queens Las Americas Lions Club, Lions Club International
  • Salvation Army Briarwood Family Residence
  • Save the Children Foundation
  • Walter Reed Hospital

The Women’s Club of Forest Hills Community Service Awards:

Awards are given to young women from the following local schools, who have shown commitment, leadership and community service:

  • Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy
  • Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Academy
  • PS 99
  • PS 101
  • PS 144
  • PS 157 (Halsey)
  • PS 174
  • PS 190 (Russell Sage)
  • PS 196
  • The Kew-Forest School