Austin Entertains

Austin Entertains supports the entrepreneurs and innovative women in the culinary arts by showcasing Austin’s most talented female chefs and bartenders and local winemakers, breweries and spirit purveyors. Austin Entertains has become a “who’s who” in the Central Texas food scene featuring chefs and bartenders from Austin’s most recognized and awarded restaurants and bars. Thank…

2023 ACA Logo

A Christmas Affair

The Junior League of Austin (JLA) returns to Palmer Events Center November 15 – 19 for A Christmas Affair 2023: Cosmic Holiday. Blast off into the holiday season and join in the spirit of giving with the 48th annual holiday market benefitting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and nonprofit community partners. With more than…

Coats for Kids Logo with Sponsors

Coats for Kids

The Junior League of Austin (JLA) will hold the 36th annual Coats for Kids Distribution Dec. 1–10, 2022. Together, with our long-standing partners—Jack Brown Cleaners, iHeartRadio, and KVUE—The Junior League of Austin aims to provide 30,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas children in need. The Junior League of Austin, its partners, and the community at…

Food in Tummies: feeding minds... growing bodies

FIT – Food in Tummies

FIT – Food in Tummies Through FIT, more than 250 JLA member volunteers commit approximately 200 hours to packing and delivering over 8,000 food items in backpacks to 1,000 Del Valle ISD students every week during the school year. Find out how to support FIT.


Kids In Cool Shoes

The Need for KICS: Without well-fitting, seasonally-appropriate shoes, children can’t participate in physical activity, walk to school, or even stay warm during the winter months. According to the nonprofit Shoes That Fit, being given a pair of new shoes improves school attendance by 44%, participation
in physical activity by 72%, and classroom behavior by 63%. KICS…

Capital Campaign

The Community Impact Center, located on Bluffstone Cove in northwest Austin, serves as a central hub to convene our membership and the community for civic engagement activities and special events. The Community Impact Center is a place where our members come together in partnership with the community, united by a resolve to “do something” in…


Done-In-A-Day is a series of concentrated projects that provide assistance to non-profit agencies by offering volunteers for community-based events on a short-term basis. Done-In-A-Day volunteers can help with events such as picnics, food bank distribution, holiday parties, egg hunts, 10K race water distribution, children’s shoe collection and delivery, and more.


  • Mar02

    Austin Entertains

    The event sold out last year, and this year’s event will raise the bar with its food and beverage offerings, guest experience, and overall entertainment to help raise funds for the local Austin community.

  • Nov15

    A Christmas Affair

    Nov 15, 2023 - Nov 19, 2023

    A Christmas Affair, presented by Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships, is a five-day holiday market benefiting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and community non-profit partners.


  • Six Resolutions to Make 2023 the Best Year Yet

    posted on January 18, 2023

      Happy New Year, The Junior League of Austin (JLA)! The new year is always an exciting time. It’s a time filled with resolutions, hopes, and so many opportunities. There are many ways to celebrate the new year. Below are a few ways to make 2023 the best yet!   Master a new skill. February…

  • Coats for Kids 2022 Distributes One Millionth Coat

    posted on December 27, 2022

      The collaboration with The Junior League of Austin (JLA), its partners, and the community has cultivated a fantastic outreach opportunity. If you have volunteered with Coats for Kids, I am sure you recall the first time witnessing the excitement of a child receiving a new coat and the fulfillment and joy that stem from…

  • The Junior League of Austin Takes Over Famed El Arroyo Sign

    posted on November 15, 2022

    What could possibly be better than chips, queso, and margaritas? How about providing a growing child with a new pair of shoes, healthy food to fill their tummies, or multiple coats for kids this holiday season? As part of its promotion for the annual holiday market A Christmas Affair, The Junior League of Austin (JLA)…

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