Touch-A-Truck 2012

Touch-A-Truck DATE: June 3rd, 2012 TIME: 10:00 am-1:00 pm Magnuson Park -7400 Sandpoint Way NE, located off the 65th street entrance OVERVIEW: The Junior League of Seattle presents Touch-A-Truck an event offering children a hands-on opportunity to explore heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect and serve the Greater Seattle community. Vehicles on […]

The JLS partners with Seattle Tilth

Done in a Day is a hard working committee that develops inspiring and motivating projects that enable the Junior League of Seattle membership to get directly involved with volunteer opportunities across the Puget Sound area. Seattle Tilth is an organization whose mission is to inspire and educate people to grow food organically, to conserve natural […]

YWCA Easter Baskets

On the evening of April 2nd, a group of Junior League ladies showed up at Allie Okner’s house in Wallingford to create 50 spring baskets for kids living in shelters around the Seattle area. The YWCA, whose homeless shelters are a safe haven to families coming off the street or fleeing domestic violence, sponsored this event […]

TEACH AND BE TAUGHT

Written by Alice G. Foreman, NW Art Committee Member: Some might wonder at the title of this blog entry. For those currently serving on the Junior League of Seattle’s NW Art Committee, or JLS members who have served on the Committee and been privileged to go into one of the Seattle Public Schools (SPS), the […]

The Styles to Shine Closet – TWCA Girls First Program

One of the initiatives by the Junior League (DIAD) Committee is working on this month is the launch of The Styles To Shine Closet, part of the YWCA Girls First Program, which is geared towards girls aged 14-16. This program gives them job skills and helps them prepare for the job force by helping them […]

Impact Day 2012 – Wellspring Baby Boutique Service Shift Recap

Bright and early on Impact Day, March 24, 2012, fourteen Junior League of Seattle ladies arrived at the Wellspring Family Services Baby Boutique on Rainier Avenue for a tour of Wellspring and to help sort clothes in their Baby Boutique. The Baby Boutique is a “free store” for homeless families with children. It supports families that are […]

Rebuilding Together

The Junior League of Seattle is proud to be part of National Rebuilding Day, where volunteers from around the nation will come together to rehabilitate the homes of more than 2,000 low-income homeowners. In the Seattle area alone, there will be approximately 30 projects! As a volunteer on National Rebuilding Together Day, your efforts will […]

Henry Art Gallery Lecture

Written by Anbrit Long, NW Art Chair: The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery partnered in March to offer an exciting lecture and training session that focused on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  The evening featured presentations by Northwest Art expert and gallery owner John Braseth, and Henry Art Gallery […]

Save the Date – Rebuilding Together – April 28th

Please join Rebuilding Together and fellow JLS members: Saturday, April 28 7:30 am – 4:30 pm Rebuild the home of a couple living in the Skyway neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. We will be doing a variety of different tasks including painting, sanding, gardening, fixing drywall, hanging light fixtures, etc. The more volunteers the better! Feel […]

Done in a Day Events – Impact Day

Please join us for three great Done In A Day Events: Impact Day 2012 Impact Day After Party New Shift Opportunities IMPACT DAY 2012 The DIAD Committee, Community Wing & the Impact Day Provisional Project are excited to present Impact Day March 24th, 2012. Currently, we have various community service opportunities that require more than […]