The Junior League of Jacksonville is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Current Children's Programs:
Thursday afternoon and Saturday morning Tutoring which provides League members an opportunity to help reduce the teacher to student ratio which allows us to better identify the students’ specific needs. On the firstday of the program, students receive a backpack filled with school supplies as a gift from the JLJ.
FCAT Motivator which prepares and delivers motivational materials to students, 3rd – 5th grade, encouraging them to “Conquer the FCAT.” Assisting with a Year-End celebration and Awards ceremony to reward students for their FCAT results.
Hosting the Annual Book Fair at George Washington Carver Elementary School each May. They help 3 schools and you can participate by clicking the link below!
Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen takes place in public schools and recreation centers throughout our community. Junior League of Jacksonville members design and deliver fun, interactive curriculum to inform children (and consequently, their parents) about nutrition and healthy habits. They conduct cooking class, provide recipes for healthy eating and offer tips for the whole family. Learn more on the Kids in the Kitchen website.
Sessions are currently coordinated in partnership with the following community organizations and initiatives:
* Sanctuary on 8th Street
* City of Jacksonville – Jax Kids Day
* Community Connections – The Davis Center
* Children’s Home Society Crafternoon
* Annie R. Morgan Elementary School Snacktivities
2165 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32204