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 thanContinue reading “Done in a Day Events – Impact Day”

Life Skills For Women Collaboration Luncheon Celebrates, Looks Forward

WRITER: Gretchen Griffith On January 25th, the Project Development committee hosted a Collaboration Luncheon for three of the League’s newest community partners: YWCA Young Parent Program, New Beginnings, and Mary’s Place. Junior League Director Jeanette James led a lively discussion among key League members and partner representatives about their collaborative efforts to provide adult womenContinue reading “Life Skills For Women Collaboration Luncheon Celebrates, Looks Forward”

Calling All Members To Donate to the Ruby Room

The Ruby Room is a nonprofit organization that provides formal gowns to Seattle area high school girls who are unable to purchase their own dance attire. Dresses and accessories are collected throughout the year and made available at boutiques in the spring. Each girl is paired with a personal shopper volunteer who assists her inContinue reading “Calling All Members To Donate to the Ruby Room”

Call to Action – Impact Day – Volunteer & Celebrate

Impact Day is March 24! One of the greatest gifts we, as leaders in our community, can give is service to to the betterment and health of that community. In keeping with our mission statement, Impact Day is also a time we can promote voluntarism by inviting our friends and family to participate in ourContinue reading “Call to Action – Impact Day – Volunteer & Celebrate”

Call+Response: Feature Documentary and Panel Discussion

January 22, 2012 5:00 pm Hillel UW 4745 17th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105 206-527-1997 CALL+RESPONSE is a first of its kind feature documentary/musical performance film that reveals the world’s 27 million dirtiest secrets: there are more slaves today than ever before in human history. CALL+RESPONSE goes deep undercover where slavery is thriving from theContinue reading “Call+Response: Feature Documentary and Panel Discussion”

JLS Volunteers at Amara

Done-In-A-Day has offered some wonderful shifts through the month of November. On November 12, Junior League of Seattle members volunteered at Amara’s National Adoption Day Celebration. Our members were able to interact with children (ages 1- 11) doing arts and crafts projects, face painting, and set-up for the party. Over 100 parents, children and boardContinue reading “JLS Volunteers at Amara”

Done-in-a-Day Toy Drive for the YWCA.

Christmas time usually brings smiles to children’s faces. Sadly, many children throughout the Seattle area will go without something to open during the holiday season. In 2010, YWCA of Seattle helped over 60,000 women and children throughout King and Snohomish counties. The need is even greater in 2011, and the Done-in-a-Day Committee is asking itsContinue reading “Done-in-a-Day Toy Drive for the YWCA.”

Jingle Bell-evue Bldv – Come Join Us

This December, Junior League of Seattle is hosting a craft and art project for children at Bellevue Art Museum. Stop by on your way to Snowflake Lane and experience this unique event full of family fun with f estive art ‘n craft project. Jingle Bell-evue Bldv will be open every Sunday in December until Christmas,Continue reading “Jingle Bell-evue Bldv – Come Join Us”

Done-In-A-Day Service Shift Recaps

Shift:NW Harvest service shift on October 22, 2011. Donning plastic gloves and plastic hair nets, Junior League of Seattle members packaged 12,350 lbs of food for delivery to over 11,300 families in the greater Seattle area on October 22nd with Northwest Harvest. The mission of Northwest Harvest is to provide nutritious food to hungry peopleContinue reading “Done-In-A-Day Service Shift Recaps”

September General Meeting – Recap

We had our first General Meeting on Tuesday, September 20, at the Washington Athletic Club. Junior League women filled up the room early and quickly, excited to reconnect with their friends and kick off a new Junior League of Seattle year. Renee Hartnett, our 2011 – 2012 Junior League of Seattle President, called the meetingContinue reading “September General Meeting – Recap”