Vermont Women's Voluntary Organizations
Women’s voluntary organizations were an important part of community life in Vermont from the early 1800s onward. Organized primarily through churches around religious and charitable issues, these groups presented an opportunity for women to effect change in their communities and country while practicing valuable political and business skills.
Organizations of note in Vermont included:
- Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Late 1800s
- Athena Club, Burlington, early 1900s
Women who were notable for their volunteer work include:
For an in-depth article on this topic by a Vermont historian, click here.