The Junior League of Spokane engages in several smaller-scale impactful projects each year. These impact projects range from diaper drives to hosting dinners for homeless families. Impact projects give our members regular opportunities to connect directly with the community by providing direct support to deserving causes, while still fitting it into our busy schedules!
Cooking meals for the families housed at Ronald McDonald House
Creating and maintaining Reading Corners at community organizations in Spokane
Providing annual volunteer support to Tom's Turkey Drive, from helping at area grocery stores to providing day-of assistance at the pick-up event
Providing volunteer support for the Cobra Polo Classic, an annual fundraiser benefitting the Ronald McDonald House
Painting, decorating and updating rooms at Women's Hearth, an organization for women recovering from homelessness and/or drug addiction
Providing volunteers, administrative support, and day-of help for the Foster Santa Breakfast, a holiday gathering for families of foster kids
Working with Spokane Public Schools to help stuff backpacks with information and resources for incoming kindergarteners
READING CORNER LOCATIONS
Women & Children's Free Restaurant
Early Life Speech & Language Center
Union Gospel Mission Women & Children’s Shelter
West Central Community Center
DID YOU KNOW...
JLS founded the Santa Breakfast event over 20 years ago. We nurtured it to a beloved annual holiday gathering for over 400 foster children and their families before passing it along to the caring hands of Embrace Washington.
PAST IMPACT PROJECTS
In 2018-2019, Junior League of Spokane members also donated their woman power to several Spokane area organizations, including: