Austin Entertains

The Junior League of Austin hosted its 5th annual Austin Entertains event Thursday, March 25th, 2021 virtually.  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…


A Christmas Affair

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 2021 A Christmas Affair dates are November 17-21st.  As a new tradition started in 2020, The Junior…

Coats for Kids Logo with Sponsors

Coats for Kids

December 1–12, 2020, The Junior League of Austin (JLA) will hold the 34th annual Coats for Kids Distribution. Together with our long standing partners—Jack Brown Cleaners, iHeart Radio, and KVUE—The Junior League of Austin will provide over 30,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas children in need. The Junior League of Austin, its partners, and…

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.


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  • KICS 2020 Kicks It to COVID-19

    posted on May 4, 2021

    Four years ago, The Junior League of Austin (JLA) kicked off the Kids in Cool Shoes (KICS) program. KICS provides new athletic sneakers for children at high-need Central Texas-area schools with help from corporate sponsorships and volunteer hours. Starting with just a small group of JLA volunteers visiting Guerrero-Thompson Elementary school in the Rundberg neighborhood…

  • Best State Parks to Visit this Spring

    posted on May 1, 2021

    Springtime in Texas is one of the best times to visit a Texas State Park. With activities like camping, hiking, fishing, and swimming, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Below is a list of Texas state parks in different regions, to give you a few options if you are traveling to West…

  • Get the Whole Family Outside This Spring

    posted on April 28, 2021

    Five Things to Do With the Family this Spring in and around Austin, Texas 1. Dinosaur Park What kid doesn’t love dinosaurs? (I haven’t met one yet!) The Dinosaur Park in Bastrop provides a wonderful outing for kids of all ages. The paved nature walk is easy to navigate with a stroller or wagon and…

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