Get to Know CLO!

There is a new committee on the Junior League of Phoenix roster this year, the Community Leadership and Outreach Committee (aka CLO). But what is the CLO Committee and what does it do? The CLO Committee is part of the Training and Promoting Volunteerism team & its purpose is to provide training and promote volunteerism… Read More

Save the date for Touch-A-Truck 2016

Touch-A-Truck is a family friendly event that offers children a hands-on opportunity to explore a variety of machinery and to meet the people that build, protect and serve the Valley communities. Vehicles on display will include construction trucks, emergency responders, tractor trailers, utility trucks, and much more! The event also features area mascots, food trucks, family-friendly… Read More

Help Fry’s support the JLP!

Are you a Fry’s shopper with a V.I.P. account? If so, then please remember that Monday, August 1, is the date you can begin re-enrollment in the 2016-2017 Fry’s “Community Rewards Program”.  Fry’s Food Stores is giving up to $2 million to non-profit organizations from September 1, 2016 until August 31, 2017. It’s easy!  … Read More

Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards – nominations due 7/15!

NOW OPEN! Nominations are due July 15, 2016. Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards Nominations: Arizona’s Top Honor for Volunteer Service The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 15th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.  Please nominate a deserving individual or group in your community for what is considered… Read More

Let’s Eat!

As the school year comes to a close, many educators, families, and students are looking forward to summer days. However, it’s important to remember that the close of school also often means the end of nutritious breakfasts and lunches provided in schools and classrooms across the country. Unfortunately, for many of our nation’s children, no school… Read More

2016 JLP Community Ambassador of the Year

Congratulations to Sean McLaughlin! In every group there are many that go above and beyond the call of duty. This year the Junior League of Phoenix recognized Sean McLaughlin as the 2016 Community Ambassador of the Year at the May Annual General Membership Meeting. Sean McLaughlin has been an ambassador since 2010. He has regularly emceed our events,… Read More

Foster the Future

VALLEY LEADERSHIP’S COMMUNITY DIALOGUE: FOSTER THE FUTURE – SOLUTIONS FOR AZ’S FOSTER CARE SYSTEM This very important community dialogue was inspired by VLI 34’s Community Impact Project. You’re invited to learn more about AZ’s Foster Care System and opportunities to make a difference. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. CopperPoint Insurance Co. 3030… Read More

KITK makes a difference in the Valley in 2016!

  The Junior League of Phoenix helps to empower youth and families to adopt healthy habits and reverse the growth of childhood obesity in Maricopa County. Kids in the Kitchen Program Goals: Increase children’s awareness of the nutrition in everyday foods Improve the quality of healthy food that kids eat by showing them easy and… Read More

First Watch Helps to Build A Healthy Arizona

The Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) has been selected as the non-profit recipient of four pre-opening fundraisers hosted by First Watch, a popular breakfast, brunch and lunch eatery. To celebrate the opening of four new restaurants in the East Valley, First Watch will donate all money raised from its upcoming pre-opening events to JLP’s Kids… Read More

Last Chance: Community Impact Virtual Drive!

  Throughout April, the Junior League of Phoenix has been raising money to support our community partners at Phoenix Rescue Mission with their Code Red initiative. The Phoenix Rescue Mission is a place of hope, healing, and new beginnings for men, women, and children in our community struggling with homelessness, addiction, and trauma. This initiative is specifically to… Read More