Why Philanthropy Matters to Us

Junior League is not a hobby. If it were, why would we work so hard? Junior League is not a social club. If it were, wouldn’t our ladies be lunching more? It is about working together with other strong, powerful, and motivated leaders who are committed to making a difference, creating a legacy, and doing what needs to be done to help others succeed.

We are involved in Junior League because there is work to be done in our community. There are people in need who don’t have the luxury of free time, extra dollars, or the life skills needed to fully support their families. Not only have we chosen to participate, we have chosen to be the ones who will make a difference, foster a greater impact, and give aid to those most in need of support.

To make significant impacts in our community, Junior League needs funds. Holiday Shops presented by the Junior League of Washington is the league’s largest annual fundraiser. In our 54th year, this event brings together league members and the community to gather the resources we need to support the league’s literacy efforts. We cannot emphasize enough the impact your support of this event will make towards these efforts. The funds raised through our annual events, including Holiday Shops, enables Junior League to provide another year of service to the greater D.C. area and grants to valuable community organizations.

We hope to see you at Holiday Shops throughout the weekend of November 15-18, 2012 at the Sphinx Club (1315 K Street, NW, Washington, DC). Please click HERE for additional information and to purchase tickets to any of our events. Thank you for your support!

Amy Gurgle and Stephanie Jones
Holiday Shops 2012, Co-Chairs

Amy & Stephanie at Holiday Shop’s Back to Beauty event at Neiman Marcus,  Sept. 2012