Reflecting the changing needs in our Nation's Capital

The Junior League of Washington is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Fall into Fashion

Join the Junior League of Washington Holiday Shop’s committee at Bloomingdale’s Chevy Chase! Fall Into Fashion ticket holders will receive a 20% discount on purchases, with an additional 10% of purchases donated to the JLW and our literacy initiatives!

Letter of Intent Deadline for Grants Extended to August 25

In 2014-2015, the Junior League of Washington will award one single year and one multi-year grant though its Targeted Grants & Volunteer Resources (TGVR) Committee. Organizations interested in applying must submit a Letter of Intent Form by Noon on Friday, August 25. In early September, TGVR will select semi-finalists from letters of intent submitted and invite those organizations to submit a full TGVR application before the end of October.

Additional details are at our TGVR webpage.

Holiday Shops!

Holiday Shops is the major holiday fundraiser of the Junior League of Washington. The four-day shopping event hosts a variety of merchants with unique and exciting wares and thousands of shoppers over the course of the event. Holiday Shops is currently seeking Merchants! Read More

Tossed & Found

All goods sold at Tossed and Found are donated by the generous members, friends, and community partners of the Junior League of Washington, and all proceeds benefit the Junior League’s targeted grants and community programs. Read more

JLW Special Events

The Special Events Committee raises funds supporting JLW's community programs, grants, scholarships and literacy initiatives by developing and delivering customized retail opportunities and other fundraising events for JLW Members.
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National Book Festival

Over three hundred Junior League of Washington volunteers will join the Library of Congress to promote literacy at the National Book Festival on August 30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Read More

Kids in the Kitchen

In conjunction with the Association of Junior Leagues International JLW will expand the scope and size of its Kids in the Kitchen education initiative on childhood obesity and nutrition. This year's Kids in the Kitchen event will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m at the YMCA National Capital (corner of Rhode Island Ave, NW and 17th street, NW).

Attention Members!

The Junior League of Washington truly appreciates the opportunities we have been afforded to impact lives in our community, our League and each other.

The best way to experience what we’re doing is by partnering and/or participating with us.


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