Community. Advocating. Reaching. Everyone. through Service

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AWFS® and AWFS® Fair support AWFS® C.A.R.E.S. through their values, performance, communication, and engagement.  They understand that humans and the natural environment interact with each other in various ways and will work together to make a positive impact on the human and natural communities.

Press Release: AWFS® & AWFS®Fair Introduce AWFS® C.A.R.E.S Community Advocating Reaching Everyone through Service (C.A.R.E.S.)

Anaheim, CA − (April 23, 2024) – The AWFS® and the AWFS®Fair are proud to introduce AWFS® C.A.R.E.S. to the woodworking community and are eager to get started on making an impact with the program immediately.


The purpose is to work alongside AWFS® and AWFS® Fair and the woodworking industry in providing service to mankind and environmental sustainability within our community. Create and provide a vehicle for accomplishing this through education, training, services, and other volunteer activities within the community and industry outreach.


The mission of AWFS® C.A.R.E.S is to strive to protect the environment and to empower people across several communities to make long-standing positive impacts.

Areas of Focus


  • Lessen carbon footprint
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate policy
  • Energy transition
  • Reforestation


  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Health advocacy
  • Human rights
  • Supply chain management
  • Workplace safety
  • Food security

Governance & Performance

  • Cybersecurity
  • Lobbying & partnerships
  • Performance data