Junior League of Phoenix helps to empower youth and families to adopt healthy habits and reverse the growth of childhood obesity in Maricopa County. JLP’S Kids in the Kitchen program involve many exciting hands-on components to get kids and families involved in learning how to be healthy. We pivoted this year to provide content… Read More
On Feb. 20, JLP members helped out at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul by painting at the Rob & Melani Walton Urban Farm! We love these opportunities to assist our community partners and make a difference safely.
This year, JLP added partnered with two new community partners to further our work towards our focus area. Junior League of Phoenix continues to fight hunger in the greater Phoenix area by working with a coalition of community partners, and Harvest Compassion Center is one of those partners. Over the past six months, volunteers from… Read More
KITK Monthly Lessons delivered 10 kits during November 2020 to our community partner Homeward Bound. The kids enjoyed the exercises, snacks and families are super thankful for the Brita water pitchers. There is a great deal of need at Homeward Bound this holiday season, especially as only new items are accepted as donations this year… Read More
JLP’s Harvest Compassion Center Committee participated in HCC’s Run 1 Feed 1 event this month. Run 1 Feed 1 raised more than $113,000 to feed local families during the fall months! Thank you to everyone who participated!
JLP Members Patricia and Carter both volunteered during a general meeting for an unknown task. Little did they know it would be such a fun task – a virtual blind date with another JLP member that they didn’t know! In the age of social distancing, JLP has improvised to provide members with a way to meet… Read More
JLP’s Kids in the Kitchen Monthly Lessons had their first monthly lesson of the new JLP year with our friends at Homeward Bound! The kids enjoyed a Back to School themed lesson with jump roping and a healthy and interactive snack… yucky to yummy bread! JLP’s Kids in the Kitchen program has the goal of… Read More
Ten years ago, Ryan House opened its doors in Phoenix, with JLP as a founding member. We were thrilled to celebrate their anniversary through a virtual community breakfast on Aug. 28. “Ryan House means so much to so many, including Junior League of Phoenix. We are proud to be a founding partner of Ryan House.… Read More
JLP Member Crystal Huggins is also the owner of the much-beloved “The Modern Betty,” a bakery based out of Gilbert. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crystal and her husband pivoted right away. Not only did they move their cookie business online, but they began 3D printing masks for healthcare workers. The masks were… Read More
The school year is back and it’s looking quite different these days. The Junior League of Phoenix in partnership with CREATE at the Arizona Science Center is proud to support Arizona educators with an entirely virtual ROCKETS Teacher Launch seminar. Be on the lookout for our next training dates slated for early 2021. The training… Read More