United in Service to Our Community Since 1910

The Woman's Club of Albany is one of the oldest not-for-profit community organizations in the Capital Region. We donate to local organizations serving the needs of women and children, volunteer for a wide range of projects, and offer opportunities for new social, professional and community connections.

Porch Progress

House remains open for rentals and activities

The first phase of the south porch restoration project is nearing completion. Formally known as Project 1 (funded with a Dormitory Authority of NYS grant and WCA matching funds), the work includes removal and replacement of failing foundations, rebuilding the front stairs and south porch wall and installation of the new porch deck.

While this first project reaches completion, we're preparing to go out to bid on Project 2, with the hope of its completion this year. 

Project 2 (funded through a state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation grant and WCA matching funds) will complete the exterior porch walls to be constructed around the new concrete accessibility ramp and prepare for all railings and lighting. Because the cost of materials has skyrocketed since the project was conceived, some final work may be limited in scope until additional funds are raised. 

The house remains open for rentals and club activities. 

 New Year New You

Sponsored by our Programs Committee

Healthy Eating for Women

Wednesday, June 9, at 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom

If your waistline has expanded during the COVID quarantine, you’ll be excited to hear from Patricia Wukitsch, Registered Dietician from Hannaford grocery of Delmar who will provide tips on getting healthy through better nutrition and improved eating habits.

Patricia will discuss how age and physical activity factor into health. Bring your questions and invite your friends. This event is free and open to the public.

Sign up here!


Come Back to the House for These Activities

Learn How to Knit

June 17 -- 6:30 p.m. -- at the WCA

Interested in learning how to knit?

 Diana Pane will teach basic knitting techniques to WCA members.

Yarn and Needles supplied! Cold Drinks provided!

(formerly Dining for Women)

(formerly Dining for Women) Thursday, June 10 -- 6:30 p.m.

(Together Women Rise photo)

This month's beneficiary is Creamos, which creates opportunities for women living in the communities surrounding the Guatemala City garbage dump to gain financial, emotional, and physical stability.

This event is a potluck dinner with a small educational component. Money that would have been spent dining out is donated instead.

For more information, contact Rosemary Revoir.

Fulfilling Our Mission of Community Service

Desserts Needed 

Drop off at the WCA from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 15

The WCA is joining with the FOCUS Pantry and Food Programs in its huge fundraiser on June 16 -- a Brooks Barbecue at the Delmar Reformed Church.. 

We have agreed to provide 500 baked goods that will be include in the dinners.

Please help by bringing individually wrapped, homemade or purchased brownies or cookies to the WCA between 5 and 7 p.m. on June 15 for delivery to the event. No nuts, please.

 And please consider supporting our community partner by purchasing a dinner at the event. Pre order at

FOCUS's goal is to meet the nutrition needs of people in the city of Albany.

WCA donated more than 150 bras to the Greater Capital Region YWCA BRAVA program.

WCA members donated craft supplies to Girls Inc. for their summer camp program.

Both the WCA and the community benefit from our annual garage sale, staffed by our member-volunteers. 

Hardworking WCA volunteers joined the Washington Park Conservancy for a Spring clean up.

Coronavirus Update

The Woman's Club of Albany remains open for meetings and rentals with Covid restrictions in place. Prospective renters should contact the Club at with any questions.

All members/visitors are required to wear face masks. There is a limited supply of masks available at the house, should a member/visitor forget to bring one.  Hand sanitizer is available. The Club is routinely cleaned. 

Rent Our Historic House

WCA Wins State Grant for Repair Work

Capping four years of diligent and very hard work by a band of dedicated members, the Woman’s Club of Albany has received a $148,500 state grant to help pay for long-awaited exterior repairs to our home.

The grant was awarded through the state’s Regional Economic Development Councils.

This is the third grant the WCA has received in recent months to help realize our goal of repairing the main entrance & front porch, stabilizing the side entrance, resolving water infiltration & installing a ramp to make the building handicap accessible. As we celebrate 100 years of home ownership, it is gratifying to know we can fulfill our mission as stewards of this beautiful house.


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725 Madison Avenue • Albany • New York • 12208

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