Women improving the Washington DC Community since 1912


Our nearly 2,300 members volunteer at community agencies throughout the Washington Metro area, providing aid where their expertise is needed most. You can find us tutoring a child, mentoring parents at a daycare center for homeless children, serving on community boards, or delivering life skills seminars to community members in recovery programs.


The Junior League of Washington has raised millions of dollars for the Washington DC Metropolitan community over the years. Want to help? You can make a difference to the community today! Become a Supporter


  • NOV

    Holiday Shops 2015!

    November 5-8 at The Renaissance Washington Downtown Hotel.  Get your Holiday Shops Special Events tickets TODAY. Invite your friends, family and colleagues to join you as we come together to raise funds to support the mission of JLW! Buy Tickets here.

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The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is pleased to announce the 57th annual Holiday Shops.

November 5-8, 2015 at the Renaissance Hotel 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington DC 20001

Click here for the latest news from Holiday Shops.

2015-16 Targeted Grant Letter of Intent Now Available 

The Targeted Grants and Volunteer Resources (TGVR) Committee is pleased to announce the posting of the Letter of Intent (LOI) for participation in the Targeted Grants Cycle for one-year grants for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.  Please click here for the LOI and instructions.


The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place Saturday, September 5, 2015 at the Washington Convention Center. To mark this anniversary, as well as the 200th anniversary of the Library’s acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, the festival will have as its theme Jefferson’s quote, “I Cannot Live Without Books.” Follow the National Book Festival online here.

Congratulations Tossed & Found

Last year, Tossed & Found won The Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. Fund Development Award, recognizing the important role Tossed & Found plays to fund the JLW Mission and to provide so many in need with discounted goods and clothing. The 23rd annual Tossed & Found volunteers, donors, patrons, and customers continued that award-winning promise and delivered a record-breaking event March 20-21, 2015. Follow Tossed & Found here.