IFHE March News
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SAVE the DATE! IFHE-US Cultural Evening at AAFCS June 24th
IFHE-US will host a Cultural Evening during the AAFCS 109th Annual Conference and Expo in Atlanta, GA. It will be
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Special Issue April 2018: DAP: Disaster Assistance Partnerships
Be sure to read the Special Issue of the IFHE newsletter- learn about the great things that the DAP is
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IFHE Press Release: World Home Economics Day 2018
The theme of the World Home Economics Day 2018 (WHED 2018) “Home Economics Literacy: Skills for Healthy and Sustainable Cooking”
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Plan your World Home Economics Day 2018 activity now!
Since March 20th, 1982 IFHE has continued to recognise March 20th each year as World Home Economics Day (WHED). The
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2018 Membership Dues
Membership dues should be paid by March 15 each year.   Go to the Membership page now!
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2018-2022 VP for the Americas
Jan Scholl,  Associate Professor Emerita (2017) with Penn State University, has been elective Vice President for the Americas for the IFHE
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AAFCS 2018
Stop by the AAFCS website to register for the 2018 AAFCS Annual Conference, held this year in Atlanta, Georgia. This
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Volunteer for IFHE World Congress 2020
2020 World Congress in Georgia We need you! To volunteer please contact Janine at or Bev at  
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Hurricane Relief for Home Economics
Hurricanes IRMA and MARIE have devastated many parts of the Caribbean where there are few resources to devote to recovery
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Download: membership application and email it to the IFHE-US Director of Finance ( Luann Boyer ) or to the address listed on the application.

2019 IFHE-US Membership Brochure

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Or: Submit your name and e-mail

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The purpose of the IFHE-US Development Fund is to advance the objectives of home economics internationally for educational and charitable purposes; through scientific information, to promote educational programs and studies in all areas related to home economics and the improvement of the quality of life of individuals, families and communities; and to strengthen the profession’s ability to advocate in behalf of families in national and international settings.

How can one give to the Development Fund?

Funds can be received in a variety of forms:
• A personal gift as a contribution
• A contribution associated with a fund-raising project
• A memorial fund commemorating an individual, or event, to preserve their memory or recognize their contribution
• A corporate gift from a body whose corporate mission is congruent with IFHE
• An estate bequest (will) or deferred giving in a personal will or estate plan, subject to the laws of individual states

Development Fund
Global Legacy Society

Joyce Cavanagh
Contributions should be sent to:
IFHE-US Development Fund
4219 Camber Court
College Station, TX 77845

IFHE Development Fund Report on 2008-12 and 2012-16 Grants