Q. What is the Junior League of Edmonton?
A. The Junior League of Edmonton 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.
Q. What kinds of projects has the Junior League supported?
A. The focus of the Junior League of Edmonton is children, youth, and families at risk. Examples of past grant recipients include:
• Basically Babies
• Bissell Centre
• Gateway Association
• Amiskwaciy Academy
• Empower U
• GirlSpace – YWCA
• Food for Thought
• Amity House
• Multicultural Family Resource Centre
2013’s grant recipients are:
• ABC Headstart
• Riseup Society
• Early Risers Reading Program at École Dunluce School
Q. What responsibilities do you have as a Junior League of Edmonton member?
A. Members attend monthly General Meetings (meetings are not held over the summer months), participate in smaller projects benefiting various charitable organizations (“Done-In-A-Day” projects), and volunteer in fundraising events. The Junior League also regularly holds social events for members to enjoy.
Q. How much is it to be a Junior League of Edmonton member?
A. Current Dues are as follows:
– New Members: $130 (first year)
– Active Members: $95
– Sustaining Members: $70