Community Partner Spotlight

Community Partner Spotlight: Project 658

Once a month, Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) members prepare meals for refugee families through Project 658.  One of two new community partners selected for the 2017-2018 year, Project 658 is a community center located in east Charlotte focused on supporting the 20,000 refugees struggling to start their lives over in our city.  Refugee families served hail from all…

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Community Partner Spotlight: Promising Pages

A child born into poverty in Charlotte has less than a five percent chance of rising out of it in his or her lifetime, as referenced in the Leading on Opportunity 2017 report.  Promising Pages, in partnership with the Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC), is working to improve upward mobility for underserved children by instilling a love of reading. …

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Community Partner Spotlight: Big Shots Saturdays

Backpacks, new shoes and pencils aren’t the only things to consider as students return to school…North Carolina law mandates that children be current on immunizations to enroll. The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) with Mecklenburg County Public Health and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, hosts three Big Shots Saturday events, from 9am until 4pm.  This year, the clinics were held September 9,…

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Community Partner Highlight: Ada Cooks!

Love cooking? So do the Junior League of Charlotte members who bring healthy cooking classes to Davidson through the Ada Cooks! placement. The Ada Cooks! program operates out of the Ada Jenkins Center, a community organization focused on alleviating poverty by providing food, clothing, health/dental services, educational programs and other support. Through the program, which was started by a Davidson College…

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Join the JLC WearHouse for its Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event this Saturday

The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) invites the community and friends of the JLC WearHouse to its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event, this Saturday, October 24th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Guests will enjoy 50% off all thrift merchandise as well as receive education and awareness information to counter breast cancer in the Charlotte community. This event is free…

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JLC Leaders Honored as Nominees for Charlotte’s Most Influential Women

On Friday, May 29th, 50 of Charlotte’s local gems donned their finest and joined together to celebrate each other at the Hilton Charlotte Center City for The Mecklenburg Times’ 50 Most Influential Women Awards. Not only do the women honored at this event exemplify what it means to be a valuable member of the Charlotte community, both professionally and personally,…

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Placement Spotlight – Alexander Youth Network

The Alexander Youth Network is a part of the Community Impact Council’s Healthy Minds team which focuses on the promotion and support of the mental health needs of children ages 0-17 and their families.  Junior League Charlotte, Inc. volunteers serve as tutors, dinner buddies or special event volunteers at AYN in order to support the organization’s goal of providing children…

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