Voting Is a Service to Our Community

During these unprecedented times, it’s more important than ever to be equipped with the knowledge, tools, and resources to be successful advocates for the issues facing women in our community at the local, state, and national levels.  Voting is one of the most important – and easiest – ways we exhibit advocacy.  Below are actions […]

Junior League of Chicago Receives $5,000 from the A. Montgomery Ward Foundation to support The Women’s Treatment Center (TWTC) of Chicago

CHICAGO – September 3rd, 2019 – The Junior League of Chicago (JLC) received a $5,000 grant from the A. Montgomery Ward Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee, to support its community-based efforts at The Women’s Treatment Center (TWTC), which supports women who are recovering from addiction to rebuild their lives with their families and successfully re-enter the workforce.  […]

How to Succeed in the Junior League

Whether you’re a born leader or one in training, the Junior League of Chicago provides an unparalleled platform to hone your leadership skills.

Junior League of Chicago Announces New President, Ruth Gallagher Nelson

CHICAGO – August 22, 2016 – The Board of Directors of the Junior League of Chicago (JLC) has named Ruth Gallagher Nelson as its next President, effective June 1, 2016. Gallagher Nelson has been in leadership roles with the JLC since joining in 1989, holding positions such as Interim Director, Current Issues Director, Community Vice […]

Done in a Day: JLC and Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House keeps families together when it matters most. By providing a home away from home for families of hospitalized children dealing with complex medical needs, Ronald McDonald House serves the families and children of our community. Members of our Junior League community continue to act on the Junior League mission to promote volunteerism […]

Done in a Day: JLC Joins Big Shoulders Fund for Give Back Day

This past Saturday, the Junior League of Chicago joined the Big Shoulders Fund and its Auxiliary Board for a Give Back Day at Holy Angels School. Founded in 1986 the Big Shoulders Fund provides financial support such as books, scholarships, volunteer hours, and other educational assistance to low-income Catholic schools throughout Chicago. Its Auxiliary Board […]