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…

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…

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…

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…

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.


  • 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.

LeagueLines Blog

  • Five Activities to Do With the Family This Spring

    posted on April 24, 2023

      Spring is the perfect time to explore all the wonders that Austin has to offer. From outdoor adventures to cultural events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. I’m always on the lookout for fun and educational activities to do with my family. Here are five of my favorite activities to do during springtime in…

  • Get to Know The Junior League of Austin’s Mary Henderson

    posted on April 13, 2023

      A Junior League of Austin sustainer spotlight.   Recognition of an A Christmas Affair (ACA) tote bag that carried my lunch for the day was how I got to meet Mary Henderson. At the time, we both worked at the same large government agency and were both headed into the office one morning. Mary…

  • The Future is Bright: Inspiring Future Female Leaders

    posted on March 21, 2023

    As members of The Junior League of Austin (JLA), we have the opportunity to make a difference not only today—but also for the future. JLA was honored to be invited by Deidra Floyd, an active JLA member and the assistant principal at Canyon Creek Elementary, to speak at the Round Rock ISD (RRISD) World Class…

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