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 […]