Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

A big thanks to all of our members that have donated to our JLA hurricane relief efforts! As anticipated, the needs are ongoing and we continue to collect items for affected areas. Please see the updated list of donations needed below.   Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Items may be dropped off at JLA Headquarters, or…

Inclement Weather Update

The Junior League of Austin is closely monitoring Hurricane Harvey and the weather along the coast and in central Texas. Should the need arise we will respond quickly to offer our assistance. JLA follows AISD’s lead in terms of closures and event cancellations – more updates will come as needed. We encourage everyone to stay…

Austin Kid’s Directory and FIT- Food In Tummies: Skating for a Cause!

  The Junior League of Austin was excited to partner with Austin Kid’s Directory for their 20 th Anniversary Party held at the Playland Skate Center on Sunday, July 23. In addition to JLA members, their families, and friends, the Austin community was invited to have a fun time skating, playing games, enjoying face painting,…

DJ Mel at Austin Entertains

Big news!  Austin Entertains will feature DJ Mel, one of Texas’ most well-rounded and high profiled DJs. DJ Mel is based in Austin, and has performed at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival, 2015-2016 NFL Draft, the 57th Presidential Inauguration for Barack Obama, the 2016 X-Games, and the 2011 Tour de France. He is the…

Meet the Breakthrough Austin Project Chair, Angeline Close Scheinbaum

Full name: Angeline Close Scheinbaum Occupation: Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin Current placement: Breakthrough Austin Project Chair When did you join JLA? I joined Jr. League in 2006. From 2006-2011 I was with the Junior League of Las Vegas, where I served with our gala, helped the provisional chair start a signature fashion show…

JLA Membership Applications Open

Interested in becoming a member and joining The Junior League of Austin? APPLY NOW! Deadline for applications is February 27, 2017.

Coats for Kids

Saturday, December 9, 2017

On December 9, 2017, The Junior League of Austin will host the 31st annual Coats for Kids Distribution Day. Together with our longstanding partners —Jack Brown Cleaners, KVET, and KVUE — the JLA will provide more than 34,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas children in need. As families arrive on Distribution Day, bilingual volunteers…