Category Archives: Philanthropy

WFFC Gives to Waves for Water, Matthew 25: Ministries, and Others

Glen Rock, NJ – Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) continues to support worthy causes both inside and outside its industry with charitable contributions.

During 2015, the General Board of Directors made donations to the following organizations:

Waves 4 Water, Mercy Corps, Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and Angel’s Hope.

The Cincinnati chapter donated to Matthew 25: Ministries, Dress for Success Cincinnati, and Crayons to Computers – the Cincinnati location.

And Dreams for Kids is the beneficiary of the Chicago Chapter donation.

“The WFFC is a non-profit organization, which recognizes women and children in need as well as those affected by natural disasters. Unfortunately, there are many in need and each year the organization is committed to helping those less fortunate. I would like to thank all of our chapters for their generous contributions and support,” says Amy Marks-McGee, WFFC President.

For more information please visit our website www.wffc.org or contact us at info@wffc.org

About the WFFC

The WFFC, Inc. was founded in 1982 by women employed in various capacities in the U.S. flavor and fragrance industry. This organization was borne out of a recognized need for a networking, education and support system for women in our industry. Our mission has been and remains to this day to provide a center of education, camaraderie, support and networking opportunities for women in our industry. Our membership encompasses women involved in sales, purchasing, customer service as well as technical careers.

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WFFC Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients

NEPTUNE, NJ – Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce is pleased to announce the 2015 WFFC scholarship award recipients. 

Callie Cuff is the 2015 recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award.  She is a freshman at the University of San Diego, earning a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry with a focus on food science and flavor chemistry.  To challenge herself while expressing her creative talent, Cuff has been training at the Sierra Nevada Ballet since 2010.  She is a volunteer at the Food Bank of Northern Nevada since 2012.

Narmina Tyger is the 2015 recipient of the WFFC Flavor Scholarship Award.  She is in her first year of a Master’s program in Food Science at Rutgers University.  In addition to her impressive academic records, Tyger is gaining valuable experiences through her R&D internships at Cargill and International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.  Her long-term goal is to become a flavor technologist.

About the WFFC

The WFFC, Inc. was founded in 1982 by women employed in various capacities in theU.S. flavor and fragrance industry. This organization was borne out of a recognized need for a networking, education and support system for women in our industry. Our mission has been and remains to this day to provide a center of education, camaraderie, support and networking opportunities for women in our industry. Our membership encompasses women involved in sales, purchasing, customer service as well as technical careers.

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