JLR condemns racial injustice

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963 The Junior League of Raleigh condemns the killings in the Black community that have once again raised the veil on the racial inequities and violence that pervade our cities and our country. We stand against discrimination… Read More

Reasons Members Love Our League

As we celebrate our 90th anniversary, our members tell us what the Junior League of Raleigh means to them. Read on to find out how our organization has been a force for change in the community, and an impact in JLR members’ lives for 90 years.  “Educating generations of women on the importance of philanthropy… Read More

National Volunteer Month During COVID-19

While most of our communities are shut down and in quarantine during the Coronavirus crisis, there are many individuals, families and children who still need our help now more than ever. April is National Volunteer Month. This month the Junior League of Raleigh has opportunities and resources available for safe volunteerism and support. Read more… Read More

Women Who: Lead

A leader motivates people to achieve a common goal. In the Junior League of Raleigh, we know women make great leaders and during Women’s History Month this year, we have taken time to recognize women who are forward thinking and women who inspire. This week we focus on women who lead. Coaching and leadership development… Read More

COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear JLR Supporters, After thoughtful consideration following the news of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus reaching pandemic levels, we will be cancelling Junior League of Raleigh sponsored events Friday, March 13 –  Friday, March 27 for the health and safety of our members, staff and guests. Our dedicated volunteers will continue their work through our community… Read More

Women Who: Inspire

We continue with our “Women Who” blog series for Women’s History Month. This week we celebrate ‘Women Who Inspire’ within and outside the Junior League of Raleigh. We asked JLR members to tell us about some of the women who’ve influenced them personally and inspired their paths within the League and in their lives. We… Read More

Women Who: Forward-Thinking Innovation

It’s Women’s History Month, and here at the Junior League of Raleigh, we’re all about celebrating dynamic women who have blazed the trail and played a vital role in history. To commemorate the impact of women around the globe, we’ll be featuring the three-part series, “Women Who.” The series, posted to our blog every Thursday… Read More

A Season of Generosity

Now into the new year, the Junior League of Raleigh is looking forward to all of the opportunities to help our community in 2020. We can’t help but reflect on the recent holiday season and all that went into making the holidays brighter for many in Wake County. Our teams of trained volunteers worked with… Read More

Keep An Attitude of Gratitude

It’s the time of the year when the holiday rush begins and you’re suddenly juggling a constantly growing number of holiday parties, family gatherings, stressful holiday travel and end-of-the-year projects at work. With a crowded calendar, it’s so easy to lose sight of the important reasons for the season. We should all spend this time… Read More

5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for A Shopping SPREE! 2019

‘Twas the weeks before SPREE! and the event’s committee, League members, vendors and sponsors were almost ready, To deck the halls and post the signs, as the tradition drew near, It was time to serve up SPREE! in its 35th year!   Here’s five reasons, that we really can’t wait For the November 14 SPREE!… Read More