Austin Entertains

The Junior League of Austin will host its annual Austin Entertains event Thursday, March 25th, 2021 virtually.  Now in its fifth year, 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…


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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    Austin Entertains

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


  • Support Your Business or Service and JLA with Capitalines

    posted on February 10, 2021

      A Junior League of Austin program spotlight.   Looking for a way to promote your business or service and support The Junior League of Austin (JLA)?   Capitalines is now accepting advertisements for its May 2021 publication! Capitalines, the official JLA magazine publication, is issued twice a year, in addition to its special shopping…

  • Melt My Heart: Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes for Two

    posted on February 3, 2021

    Congrats! You’ve made it through Dry January and Whole 30 after sticking to your New Years’ resolutions. Now it’s time to treat yourself for all of your hard work and commitment to starting the new year on a healthy note. Luckily, Valentine’s Day is conveniently around the corner, which for me is always an opportunity…

  • Step Up Your Exercise Routine

    posted on January 27, 2021

    Did you make a New Year’s resolution for 2021? Maybe you are having a dry January or trying the Whole 30 diet for the first time. Or, it could be as simple as just being more conscious of your eating and exercise routine. Personally, my goal for the year is to increase my exercise from…

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