Boys and girls took the driver’s seat Saturday at the Junior League of Jackson’s 6th Annual Touch A Truck® Jackson. See the highlights!
JLJ volunteers recently assisted Operation Shoestring in preparing Thanksgiving dinner boxes for Jackson families. In all, volunteers were able to feed 190 adults and 375 children in the area! Such an awesome way to make connections between community partners and to support those families who need a helping hand this holiday season.
Connecting Communities Day of Service: Thank you to all of the volunteers who made Connecting Communities a success, whether by volunteering at one of our 10 service projects or through your generous donations. With your help, we connected resources to specific needs and made a meaningful difference throughout the Jackson metro area. On January 21,… Read More
The Junior League of Jackson, in partnership with Jackson Public Schools, provided 400 students in the JPS District with new backpacks filled with school supplies. This year, volunteers brought supplies to four different schools in the area; John Hopkins, Lee, Clausell and Raines Elementary.
When old barriers within a League are removed, new community relationships are formed. The Junior League of Jackson was recently awarded the AJLI 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Award. JLJ’s work through training and strategic planning empowered their League to train and develop their members in ways to create an inclusive environment from the ground up.
Together with Jackson Public School district, Junior League of Jackson members put on an educational summer camp for Pecan Park students. Click here to learn more about our community projects!
The Junior League of Jackson’s 39th annual Mistletoe Marketplace will be held November 6-9, 2019 at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson, MS. Tickets for special events and general admission will go on sale September 1, 2019, and will be available at www.mistletoemarketplace.com.
The Junior League of Jackson’s gift includes a $400,000 donation to the Campaign in May 2017. Since then, JLJ committed an additional $600,000 toward the Campaign’s philanthropic goal of $100 million.
A local news station wrote a story on the Junior League of Jackson giving more than $120,000 in grants to Jackson Public Schools (JPS). Click here to read more.