JLJ Hosting Partner-Led Convening for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Saturday, June 25, 2022

10:00 a.m. EST via Zoom

The Junior League of Jacksonville will convene its members, community partners, and others invested in the fight against hunger to provide feedback to the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health taking place in September. WHO: The Junior League of Jacksonville is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of… Read More

Second Annual Day of Service

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Junior League of Jacksonville is excited to announce the Second Annual Day of Service event occurring April 30, 2022. Operating in our 98th year as a women’s volunteer organization in North Florida, our members thrive in promoting voluntarism in the community. This year, members will be able to work on committee projects, volunteer opportunities… Read More

Little Black Dress Initiative is a Success!

The week of February 21, 2022, JLJ members participated in the LBDI grassroots social media campaign. Our goal this year was to raise $15,000. Participating members raised over $18,000. The purpose of this grassroots, social media campaign each year is to invite dialogue among colleagues, friends, and even strangers to raise awareness of poverty and… Read More

Fresh Minds Meal Kits are a hit

The Junior League of Jacksonville’s Fresh Minds meal kits and lesson plans have been a hit with our Community Partner Sanctuary on 8th! So far in April, JLJ has provided 560 meals for the families attending Sanctuary on 8th. Meals included a healthy yogurt breakfast, lunch, and balsamic chicken skillet dinner with asparagus!

Inaugural JLJ Day of Service

The Junior League of Jacksonville is pleased to announce its upcoming Inaugural League-wide Day of Service event on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The Junior League of Jacksonville is part of an association that has evolved into one of the oldest, largest, and most effective women’s volunteer organizations in the world, with more than 125,000 women… Read More

Let the good times roll at the 30th Annual Whale of a Sale

Thank you to everyone who made our 30th, and final, Whale of a Sale such a success!  See the post-event page.   Jacksonville’s largest pop-up rummage sale with over 30,000 square feet of shopping returns to the Jacksonville Fairgrounds on Friday, February 26, 2021. Come browse through gently used furniture, clothes, home goods, toys, tailgating… Read More

‘Tis The Season – Holiday Tour of Homes

Looking for a great way to kick off the holiday season in Jacksonville?  Join us for the 2nd annual Holiday Tour of Homes, an annual fundraiser on behalf of the Junior League of Jacksonville (JLJ) with all proceeds going back to JLJ to assist in meeting our mission in the local community. On December 12,… Read More

Community Partner: White Harvest Farms

Our community partner White Harvest Farms hosted the groundbreaking of their farmers market on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.  The community turned out to celebrate this huge step in providing fresh food to the farm’s neighbors as well as working toward nutrition education. Check out the news article and the farm website for more information. White… Read More

2020 Little Black Dress Initiative

During the week of November 2-6, the Junior League of Jacksonville is taking a stand against poverty by holding our annual Little Black Dress Initiative – a campaign to raise awareness of the challenges that face the over 3.2 million Floridians living in poverty. Poverty means living without the financial support to adequately cover shelter, healthcare,… Read More

Community Partner Spotlight- The Sanctuary on 8th Street

Organization: The Sanctuary on 8th Street Name and credentials: Jamie Stater, BA from Florida State University, certified teacher Position/Responsibility: As the Associate Director, I assist the Executive Director with planning and implementing programming for after-school and summer camp students, as well as with development/fundraising activities. Other responsibilities include tracking program income and expenses, applying for… Read More