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.
Dear JLA Members, As we reach the end of another memorable year, the Board of Directors acknowledges that the last year has upended nearly every facet of our lives. We would like to commend our members for their tenacity and dedication to fulfilling JLA’s mission to improve the community through the effective action and leadership of trained… Read More
JLA TO PARTICIPATE IN #GIVINGTUESDAY (ANNAPOLIS, MD) Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1st, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in… Read More
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
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.
Focusing on the Self-Sufficiency of Women and Children
JLA's current mission focus is on the self-sufficiency of women and children in the Anne Arundel County community through our community impact projects.
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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