Junior League of Raleigh awards $20,000 to community nonprofits

Meet the 2020 Legacy Grant recipients Four well-deserving Wake County charitable organizations are receiving grants of $5,000 each during the Junior League of Raleigh’s a (virtual) SPREE!  The Junior League of Raleigh announced and presented the awards live on our Facebook page on Friday. A (virtual) SPREE! continues through Monday.  Since its inception in 2004,… Read More

JLR sustainer Chief Justice Cheri Beasley receives prestigious international award

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley is the recipient of the 2020 Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award from The Association of Junior Leagues, International. She formally accepted the award at the AJLI virtual fall conference on Oct. 23.  Chief Justice Beasley is honored as “an exemplary public servant,” according to AJLI, “who credits the relationships and leadership… Read More

SPREE! Raffle tickets are on sale now!

Join us for a (virtual) SPREE!, hosted by the Junior League of Raleigh! A (virtual) SPREE! will showcase an Online Raffle, sponsored by Bailey’s Fine Jewelry, an Online Silent Auction, and Best of SPREE! Boxes. This year’s a (virtual) SPREE! Raffle is now live, through Nov. 23, featuring three special Bailey’s pieces. The Online Silent… Read More

a (virtual) SPREE! 2020 Events Announced!

The Junior League of Raleigh is excited to announce a (virtual) SPREE!, presented by First Citizens Bank. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our annual in-person A Shopping SPREE! at the Raleigh Convention Center has been postponed until next year. However, we’re committed to showcasing our exhibitors and local businesses that have made our event successful… Read More

A Shopping SPREE! 2020 Canceled. Watch for Virtual Events!

After thoughtful consideration during this unprecedented pandemic, the Junior League of Raleigh has decided to cancel A Shopping SPREE! 2020. Out of concern for the safety of our exhibitors, shoppers and JLR members, we unfortunately must postpone this event until next year. A Raleigh tradition for more than 30 years – this year’s event was… Read More

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

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