Supporting the Local Anne Arundel County Community
Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. It reaches out to all women of any race, religion, or national origin who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
More than 39 years ago, a group of women came together to find workable solutions to the problems confronting the Annapolis/Anne Arundel County community. Today, we continue to be thankful for their courage and commitment to service. JLA’s mission continues to be simple, yet powerful: we promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women, and improve… Read More
A message from JLA’s President, Megan Ahr Esposito: Junior League of Annapolis recognizes the unprecedented and challenging times we are currently facing. Like all of you, we are constantly monitoring the situation and making adjustments to our operations as recommended by our government leaders & scientists to keep our members and those we serve throughout… Read More
Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5k We’ve been closely monitoring the evolving guidance and recommendations of public health officials related to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines on community events, we will be canceling the 13th Annual Jennifer Summers Barrett… Read More
JLA has teamed with Serenity Sistas’ program, Coaching For Life, whose mission is to provide women in recovery from alcohol or substance abuse with a chance to re-enter life. JLA’s partnership will offer life skills training which includes: resume writing, job interviewing, nutritional & healthy practices, budgeting & communication as well as parenting skills. Serving women in Annapolis, aged 18 to 25, with a primary focus on clients with an opioid addiction.
JLA is partnering with the Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families to establish a Community of
Hope in the Brooklyn Park community, an area which has the highest need and least resources in the county. Our objectives are to help develop and establish, together with community members, various initiatives which promote healthy and successful children and families.
Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) would like to take this opportunity to extend an invitation for your group to submit an application to be selected as a JLA Done In A Day (DIAD) project. A DIAD provides short-term project support from JLA members for various community agencies. When non-profit organizations need assistance in achieving goals that require additional volunteer resources, JLA provides a dedicated response.
Addressing Food Insecurity
Our membership of three hundred women strives to combat food insecurity in Anne Arundel County, with a specific focus on the self-sufficiency of women and children. We partner with local non-profit organizations, government agencies, or other community organizations to develop new projects that meet community needs in our focus and issue area.
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