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 2020 A Christmas Affair dates are November 18-22nd.

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, KVET, 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 the…

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

The Junior League of Austin will host its annual Austin Entertains event Thursday, February 27th, 2020 at our Community Impact Center.  Now in its fourth 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. With…

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

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.

Events

Recent News

  • Party Hearty Box Takes the Stress Out of Hosting

    posted on October 21, 2020

      A Junior League of Austin Business Spotlight   The Junior League of Austin (JLA) members own a variety of businesses in the Austin area. From speciality shops to toy subscription services, you may have supported a JLA member-owned business without even knowing it!   Party in a Box Founded in 2019, Party Hearty Box…

  • Hiking in Heels Sorority Rush Coaching

    posted on October 14, 2020

      A Junior League of Austin Business Spotlight The Junior League of Austin’s Mission Statement includes “developing the potential of women.” Current active member, Stacia Damron, is doing just that with the company she founded: Hiking in Heels Sorority Rush Coaching. Hiking in Heels is the first, and only, sorority recruitment coaching program of its…

  • JLA Members, It’s Time to Hit the Polls!

    posted on October 7, 2020

      This year, America celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. As we approach November 3, what should every Junior League of Austin (JLA) member—and every Austinite for that matter—be prepared for? Not only are President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden vying…

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