In March of 1953, nine women banded together to form a club with the following mission:
“The objectives of this club are community improvement and the advancement in the general culture, friendship, and social affairs.”Founding Members
After just their first year, the Desert Hot Springs Women’s Club boasted a membership of over 100 women!
The Desert Hot Springs Women’s Club was the recipient of the Palm Springs Unified School District’s “Shiny Apple Award” in 1998, 2008, & 2016 for there commitment to education through scholarships.
We were recognized by the Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, as “Nonprofit Organization Of The Year” for 2012 and received the Rotary Club’s “Big Heart’s Award for Nonprofit Organization Of The Year” for 2016.
As the community’s oldest established, non-national, non-profit, non-religious, non-political charitable organization; the Desert Hot Springs Women’s Club represents the Pillar of Charity and Volunteerism and exemplifies the importance of all charitable organizations that provide these essential services to the community.