JLP Networking in the COVID Era

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

Kids in the Kitchen Monthly Lesson

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

Harvest Compassion Center’s Backpack Event Was a Success!

Harvest Compassion Center’s back to school backpack event was a huge success! They were able to pass out backpacks and school supplies to 752 students. Thank you to all the Junior Leaguers who helped donate through HCC’s Amazon wish list. Consider donating through their Amazon Wish List (linked here) to help them keep their shelves… Read More

JLP Past Partner Ryan House is Celebrating 10 years!

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

Civic Impact: Liz Scott

JLP Sustainer Liz Scott is serving as Corporate Walk Chair for this year’s Greater Phoenix Light The Night fundraising walk happening (virtually) on Saturday, Nov. 14. As a part of this effort, Liz will be competing in the Executive Challenge which is an 8 week fundraising competition with a goal of raising $300,000 to help… Read More

City of Phoenix & JLP Partner Together for Phoenix Food Day and HealthFest

In the time of COVID-19, Zoom meetings, working remotely and teaching our children common core math from home in our pajamas has become the “new normal.” Health and wellness – although at the forefront with COVID-19 in terms of washing our hands and wearing our masks (#maskuparizona) – can sometimes be challenging to maintain. Quarantine… Read More

Civic Impact: Marney Babbitt-Pearce

JLP Sustainer Marney Babbitt-Pierce was elected to the Clarkdale Town Council in August and will begin her term in November. Learn more about this here.

Civic Impact: Jessi Wright

JLP Member Jessi Wright was recently nominated for an ATHENA Award. The ATHENA Award, an internationally prized honor, recognizes women who demonstrate excellence in professional leadership, community service, and mentorship of future leaders. Each year, the Greater Phoenix Chamber’s ATHENA Awards highlight three women at the top of their field, who demonstrate inspiring leadership within… Read More

Civic Impact: Crystal Huggins

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

ROCKETS Teacher Launch

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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