Desert Hot Springs Women's Club founding members In March of 1953, nine women banded together to form a club with the following mission:  The objectives of this club were community improvement and the advancement in the general culture, friendship, and social affairs. One year later 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,  and was recognized by the Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce as “Nonprofit Organization of the year of 2012”, and received the 2016  “Nonprofit Organization,  Rotary Big Heart’s Award. As the community’s oldest established non-religious and 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.