JLJ Donates Half a Million Dollars to Children’s of Mississippi Hospital

Half a million dollars was donated today to the Children’s of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The $500,000 donation will be used to help renovate and expand the facility. The Junior League of Jackson has been a long-time partner of Children’s Hospital and made the donation this afternoon. The project will more than… Read More

JLJ Grants Bring New Programs to JPS School

The Junior League of Jackson and the Community Foundation made a surprise visit to Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex (Power APAC Elementary) to announce the winners of this year’s Education Foundation Trust Mini-Grants. Power APAC teachers were awarded four grants, totaling $22,667.07. These grants, in addition to several others from JPS teachers, were selected… Read More

Featured Project: Wholesome and Healthy

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

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