Inaugural Day of Service

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Connect with the JLW!

Social media allows the JLW to spread its message of promoting literacy and keep its more than 2,000 active members connected. As an important part of the JLW’s communication strategy, the JLW uses social media to highlight its impact in the community, showcase special events, and support its community partners. The JLW strives to harness… Read More

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Keep up with the Junior League of Washington by liking, following, and interacting online. Follow the links below and never miss an update from JLW.    JLWDC on Facebook       @JLWDC on Twitter     JLWDC on Pinterest      JLW on LinkedIn Don’t forget to use hashtag #JLWvol on Twitter!

JLW is Excited to Announce Spring Opportunity Grant Recipient – 826DC

The Junior League of Washington is pleased to welcome 826DC as our newest Opportunity Grant Recipient. With the Opportunity Grants, the League makes grants of $1,000 or less to community non-profit organizations demonstrating an unexpected short-term financial need. 826DC, formerly known as Capitol Letters Writing Center, is a nonprofit that was founded in fall 2008,… Read More

JLW Community Partner Horton’s Kids Honored by Catalogue for Philanthropy

The Junior League of Washington is proud to partner with a range of extraordinary community organizations that make a real difference in the lives of children in the DC area. One of those partners, Horton’s Kids, was recently given an honor by the Greater Washington Catalogue for Philanthropy. Horton’s Kids, a nonprofit focused on providing… Read More

Washington Middle School for Girls, Grant Recipient

The Junior League of Washington is proud to announce a grant of $25,000 to the Washington Middle School for Girls. Founded in 1997, WMSG is dedicated to providing a good education and other forms of support for girls in an under-served area of Washington, DC. Their goal is to “level the playing field,” helping these… Read More

The Literacy Lab, a New Community Partner and Grant Recipient

The Junior League of Washington is proud to announce our newest community partner – as well as grant recipient – is The Literacy Lab, a local nonprofit organization devoted to dramatically increasing the reading levels of low-income children in the District of Columbia. Founded in 2009 by a former DC public school teacher, the organization… Read More


Welcome!  Throughout the year you’ll be getting updates from this blog on activities and on our community impact.  If there are topics that you’re interested in learning more about, please let me know. After summer days of relaxation and fun, and two acts of nature in one week, we’re surely ready for a change of pace. While our… Read More