Event has raised more than $56,000 over the past three years to support JLW’s Mission and work in the community Washington, DC – The Junior League of Washington’s eighth annual Kitchen Tour will take place on Saturday, May 4, and will showcase unique homes and state-of-the-art kitchens in the Kalorama-Adams Morgan neighborhood. The year’s tour… Read More
22nd annual 5K race is expected to raise more than $35,000 WASHINGTON, DC, April 17, 2019 — On April 27, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) will sponsor a 5K race for Bright Beginnings, Inc., a nonprofit organization that operates early childhood and family learning centers for children and families experiencing homelessness. More than… Read More
February 26, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is proud to host once again its fun-filled, family-friendly nutrition fair, Kids in the Kitchen. In its 13th year in Washington, DC, this free event brings local restaurants, nonprofits, and nutrition and fitness experts together for a day of games, crafts, hand-on learning, and… Read More
February 7, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the opening of its opportunity grant application for organizations in the Washington, DC, area experiencing an unexpected short-term financial need. JLW’s Opportunity Grants of $1,000 or less are awarded to nonprofit organizations demonstrating an unexpected short-term financial need or smaller-denomination financial… Read More
Letters of Intent Due October 15 The Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the opening of its 2018-2019 grant application period for programs and projects in the Washington, DC, area. Interested organizations are invited to submit a Letter of Intent no later than October 15, 2018. JLW’s targeted grant program seeks to fund innovative… Read More
The Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the opening of its 2017-2018 grant application period for programs and projects in the Washington DC, area. Interested organizations are invited to submit a Letter of Intent no later than September 7, 2017.
The Junior League of Washington welcomes its 2017-2018 Board of Directors, the team of women who will lead the charitable, educational organization throughout its 105th anniversary year. The newly elected Board of Directors includes Tycely Williams, who will serve as President-Elect in 2017-2018 before assuming the role of President in 2018-2019, the first African-American and woman of color to serve in these roles in the League’s history.
The Targeted Grants & Volunteer Resources Committee is proud to announce its new partnership with A Wider Circle. This organization demonstrates how two groups can come together to combat poverty by helping others gain successful employment. Dr. Mark Bergel founded A Wider Circle in 2001 with the mission of helping families lift themselves out of… Read More
2016-2017 Board of Directors Slate; Committee Chair, Rising Chair and ACD Nominations Due Feb.1 The Nominating Committee would like to congratulate the following members on being slated to the 2016/17 JLW Board of Directors: President: Elizabeth KeysPresident-elect: Aimee Picard SollerTreasurer: Erinn ColaianniVice Treasurer: Frazier SchulmanSecretary: Tracey Van RiperCommunications & Public Relations Council Director: Marta HernandezCommunity… Read More
JLWdc is now on Instagram! Thanks to the members who asked JLW to create an account, and the fantastic submissions we’ve received for current events and Throwback Thursdays, the League’s Insta account is live and thriving. Follow JLW on Instagram by clicking here or searching “3039M.” The PR & New Media Committee also encourages members… Read More