Five Activities to Do With the Family This Spring

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  Spring is the perfect time to explore all the wonders that Austin has to offer. From outdoor adventures to cultural events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. I’m always on the lookout for fun and educational activities to do with my family. Here are five of my favorite activities to do during springtime in… Read More

Get to Know The Junior League of Austin’s Mary Henderson

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  A Junior League of Austin sustainer spotlight.   Recognition of an A Christmas Affair (ACA) tote bag that carried my lunch for the day was how I got to meet Mary Henderson. At the time, we both worked at the same large government agency and were both headed into the office one morning. Mary… Read More

The Future is Bright: Inspiring Future Female Leaders

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As members of The Junior League of Austin (JLA), we have the opportunity to make a difference not only today—but also for the future. JLA was honored to be invited by Deidra Floyd, an active JLA member and the assistant principal at Canyon Creek Elementary, to speak at the Round Rock ISD (RRISD) World Class… Read More

Getting Your Foot in the Door – Resume Tips and Tricks

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Whether you are looking for a new job or need to update your job experience, resumes are important. For many of us, a resume is an ever-changing document detailing big wins. While we are all so much more than what is on a single document, a resume does play an important role in the job-hunting… Read More

Kids In Cool Shoes

The Need for KICS: Without well-fitting, seasonally-appropriate shoes, children can’t participate in physical activity, walk to school, or even stay warm during the winter months. According to the nonprofit Shoes That Fit, being given a pair of new shoes improves school attendance by 44%, participation
in physical activity by 72%, and classroom behavior by 63%. KICS… Read More

Capital Campaign

The Community Impact Center, located on Bluffstone Cove in northwest Austin, serves as a central hub to convene our membership and the community for civic engagement activities and special events. The Community Impact Center is a place where our members come together in partnership with the community, united by a resolve to “do something” in… Read More

FIT – Food in Tummies

FIT – Food in Tummies Through FIT, more than 250 JLA member volunteers commit approximately 200 hours to packing and delivering over 8,000 food items in backpacks to 1,000 Del Valle ISD students every week during the school year. Find out how to support FIT.

A Christmas Affair

The Junior League of Austin (JLA) returns to Palmer Events Center November 15 – 19 for A Christmas Affair 2023: Cosmic Holiday. Blast off into the holiday season and join in the spirit of giving with the 48th annual holiday market benefitting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and nonprofit community partners. With more than… Read More

Coats for Kids

Thursday, November 30, 2023 - Saturday, December 9, 2023

The Junior League of Austin (JLA) will hold the 37th annual Coats for Kids Distribution Nov. 30 through Dec. 10, 2023. Together, with our long-standing partners—Jack Brown Cleaners, iHeartRadio, and KVUE—The Junior League of Austin aims to provide 30,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas children in need. The Junior League of Austin, its partners, and… Read More


Done-In-A-Day is a series of concentrated projects that provide assistance to non-profit agencies by offering volunteers for community-based events on a short-term basis. Done-In-A-Day volunteers can help with events such as picnics, food bank distribution, holiday parties, egg hunts, 10K race water distribution, children’s shoe collection and delivery, and more.