Women improving the Washington DC Community since 1912

OUR FOCUS

Our nearly 2,400 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.

SUPPORT US

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

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    31

    Chef Series

    Join our Special Events, Horton's Kids, and Esprit committees for a fun evening on Capitol Hill as experts at Sapore describe the perfect oil and vinegar paring.  Read more.

  • April 2 & 4

    Placement Information Events 

    Join us for our annual Placement Information Events (PIEs) and learn everything you wanted to know about committees, directly from current volunteers. Sign up: April 2 or April 4.

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COMMUNITY IMPACT

Kitchen Tour

Take a walk with us at the 4th annual Kitchen Tour in April 2015. A signature JLW event similar to a tour of homes, Kitchen Tour is focused on showcasing amazing kitchens around DC. Tour a selection of kitchens and accompany restaurants in a prominent DC neighborhood.  Click here for details and tickets.
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Holiday Shops

Mark your calendars November 5-8, 2015 for the 57th Annual Holiday Shops. Interested in being a Merchant? We’re finalizing our online application now and will have that link soon – in the meantime, click here for our prospective Merchant Fact Sheet.

National Book Festival

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

Thank you for supporting 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 both fund the JLW Mission and to provide so many in need with discounted goods and clothing. The 23rd annual Tossed and Found volunteers, donors, patrons, and customers continued that award winning promise and delivered a record-breaking event March 20-21, 2015.  Follow the history of Tossed & Found here.