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…

Coats for Kids

On December 7, 2019, 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 30,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas Children in need. As families arrive on Distribution Day, bilingual…

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. 

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.

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…

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.

Events

  • Jan13

    Admissions Meeting

    Option 1 6:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Jan26

    Admissions Meeting

    Option 2 5:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Feb27

    Austin Entertains

    The Junior League of Austin will host its 4th annual Austin Entertains event Thursday, February 27th, 2020 at our Community Impact Center. 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.

Recent News

  • Food In Tummies – Celebrating Ten Years

    posted on December 10, 2019

    For any member who has joined The Junior League of Austin (JLA) in the past 10 years, you likely know the program Food in Tummies (FIT) very well. It has been the Provisional Community Placement since its inception. For those new to JLA, FIT is one of our most innovative and important programs. In collaboration…

  • Getting to Know our Junior League of Austin Board Members

    posted on December 4, 2019

    As we know, The Junior League of Austin is comprised of the most motivated and powerful minds this city has to offer.  Chief among those women are those who have answered the call to take on the mantle of leadership for our beloved League.  These women have given their time, efforts, and talents to ensure…

  • Celebrating Our Members

    posted on November 19, 2019

    It is with great enthusiasm that we celebrate and announce these recent member life events from The Junior League of Austin! In July 2019, Paige Velasquez was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Zilker Media. Founder Rusty Sheloton says of Paige: “She’s one of the brightest and most capable leaders I’ve been around.” Read about…

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