Austin Entertains

The Junior League of Austin will host its 3rd annual Austin Entertains event Thursday, February 28th, 2019. This year’s attendees can look forward to bites from some of their favorite chefs from years past and a few new additions. See a sneak peak of chefs and bartenders below. Attendees can also expect fun games, a wine raffle…

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…

Bunny Brunch

Join us on Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at the UT Golf Club to enjoy a fun-filled day with children’s games and crafts, live music, an egg hunt, and a special appearance by our Guest of Honor, Wendel the Bunny. All funds raised through this event will benefit The Junior League of Austin’s programs, including…

FIT – FOOD IN TUMMIES

Our FIT program provides approximately 950 children healthy food options for the weekends during the school year on a weekly basis. Click here to learn more about the FIT Program or to make a donation.

Capital Campaign

The Community Impact Center, located on Bluffstone Cove in northwest Austin, will serve as a central hub to convene our membership and the community for civic engagement activities and special events. We envision the Community Impact Center as a place where our members can come together in partnership with the community, united by a resolve…

Done-in-a-Day

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.

A Christmas Affair

Now in its 44th year, A Christmas Affair is a five-day holiday market benefiting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and community non-profit partners. The annual event hosts over 200 retail merchants from across the country and attracts over 25,000 patrons. The 2019 A Christmas Affair dates are November 20-24th at Palmer Events Center. 

Coats for Kids

On December 8, 2018, The Junior League of Austin will hold the 32nd annual Coats for Kids Distribution Day. Together with our longstanding partners —Jack Brown Cleaners, KVET, and KVUE — the Junior League of Austin will provide over 35,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas Children in need. As families arrive on Distribution Day, bilingual…

Events

  • Jan31

    Admissions Meeting

    Prospective members should make plans to attend one of the upcoming required Admissions Meetings this month.

  • Feb28

    Austin Entertains

    The Junior League of Austin will host its 3rd annual Austin Entertains event Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at Fair Market. The sold out event 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.

  • Apr14

    Bunny Brunch

    The Junior League of Austin is thrilled to announce the return of our smash fundraising hit, Bunny Brunch!

Recent News

  • The Junior League of Austin receives Distinguished Partnership Award

    posted on May 26, 2018

      The Junior League of Austin recently won the Distinguished Partnership Award at the Del Valle ISD Education Partners Awards banquet for our support of @DVISD schools through our FIT- Food In Tummies and Coats for Kids programs. JLA representatives Rachel Zander, Rachel Pry, and Rachel Plymire were there to accept the award.

  • We Kicked-off KICS!

    posted on April 19, 2018

        The Junior League of Austin recently launched a new signature program called KICS: Kids In Cool Shoes. JLA kicked off the pilot program at Guerrero-Thompson Elementary in the Rundberg neighborhood. A team of JLA volunteers visited the school in advance and measure the feet of over 600 students for shoes. Last week they…

  • JLA in the Community: FriendFest

    posted on March 22, 2018

      We had 8 of our volunteers out in the community helping with FriendFest, a family celebration of friendship, with Creative Action to support arts-based youth development programs in our community.  

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