Women improving the Washington DC Community since 1912

OUR FOCUS

Our more than 2,300 members volunteer at community agencies throughout the Washington, DC, community, 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

Welcome to the Junior League of Washington. The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is made up of more than 2,300 highly trained volunteers dedicated to improving the community through effective action and leadership. The JLW makes a difference by supporting adult, children's, and cultural literacy initiatives in the greater Washington, DC, area through hands-on volunteering and fundraising efforts that support the important work of our community partners.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Mar

    24-26



    25th Annual Tossed & Found

    For more information & tickets to Hoops & High Heels Preview Night, click here. For sale information, click here.

  • Apr

    12

    Toast of the Tour

    For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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COMMUNITY IMPACT


Tossed & Found

The 25th annual Tossed & Found will be held March 24 - 26, 2017 in Crystal City. Learn more about the sale, including special events and Community Cash Cards, here.

Over the past 25 years, Tossed & Found has raised more than $2.1 million through the support of our volunteers, donors, patrons, and shoppers. In 2014, JLW won The Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. Fund Development Award, recognizing the important role Tossed & Found plays in funding the League's Mission and providing many families and nonprofits with housewares, goods, and clothing through its Community Cash Card program.



JLW Inaugural Day of Service

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Junior League of Washington will hold its inaugural Day of Service. Our 2,300+ trained volunteers will spread across the city, engaging in meaningful projects to maximize our impact on a single day. If your organization would like to apply for JLW volunteers to help, complete the Request for Proposal here. RFPs are due by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21. For more information, please click here.


National Book Festival

425 enthusiastic JLW volunteers joined the Library of Congress to support the 2016 National Book Festival on Saturday, September 24. Since 2003, JLW members have contributed over 37,000 volunteer hours promoting literacy and the love of reading at the National Book Festival. To read more about the event, click here.

Holiday Shops 2016

The Junior League of Washington hosted the 58th annual Holiday Shops, which took place November 18-20, 2016, at Dock5 at Union Market. Holiday Shops is more than a unique shopping experience; it is also one of the League's major fundraisers. Funds raised support the JLW’s ongoing efforts to improve the DC community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers and annual grants awarded to local nonprofits. Find out more about Holiday Shops.