Done In A Day (DIAD)

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Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) participates in monthly Done in a Day (DIAD) projects as organized by the JLA’s DIAD Committee. The Committee reviews and plans short-term projects for nonprofit organizations throughout the community of Anne Arundel County. DIAD projects are part of the JLA’s ongoing commitment to make a difference in the community and must align to the JLA’s Vision of increasing the self-sufficiency of women and children, specifically by narrowing the achievement gap.

To submit an idea for a Done in a Day project, please complete the DIAD Request Form and email the form to diad@jlannapolis.org. Decisions are made on a rolling basis by the Done in a Day Committee. If you have any questions, please e-mail diad@jlannapolis.org.

Past DIAD Projects Include:

  • Lighthouse Shelter—assisted with meal preparation quarterly (bagged lunch program)
  • Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County—partnered with community organizations to implement recurring volunteer projects in the county
  • Girls on the Run—mentored, coached, and co-ran with girls participating in footraces around the county
  • Spanish Heritage Festival
  • Volunteer Blood Drive—hosted in partnership with Anne Arundel Medical Center to collect blood from donors to restock life-saving provisions that will provide to those in need
  • Habitat for Humanity—assisted with construction work on a house in Edgewater
  • Chrysalis House—helped staff re-create a recreation room for clients of Chrysalis House services using existing fitness equipment, painting and decorating
  • Albert Adams Academy—assisted with the make-over of a teacher’s lounge at the school to provide a positive environment for the teachers to have some downtime before and after teaching in the classroom
  • Kids In the Kitchen—helped empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues
  • Projects at Eastport Elementary, Edgewater Elementary, and Hillsmere Elementary Schools