The Junior League of Pittsburgh is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Dr. Angela Reynolds, Director, Programs for Financially Struggling Adults & Families, United Way of Allegheny County, will speak about the programs funded through the United Way that focus on assisting financially struggling adults and families with regaining financial stability.
The goal of the Junior League of Pittsburgh's Kids in the Kitchen initiative, which is supported by the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. and its member Leagues, is to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues.
What if you struggled to provide enough diapers for your child? How would you feel if your child had to wear the same diaper all day long? Or if you had to dry and re-use a disposable diaper?
The Junior League of Pittsburgh’s Diaper Need Awareness Committee is dedicated to helping supply the area’s over 80,000 children living in poverty with diapers and providing a better beginning for their physical, emotional and mental health.
The JLP has selected iQ Kids Radio as its next three-year signature project to begin June 1, 2012. Through this award, the JLP will provide the administrative, volunteer, and financial support ($15,000 each year for three years, subject to fund raising success).
For more information and an opportunity to listen, visit www.iQkidsradio.org.
|The American Girl Fashion Show is a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends and favorite dolls!
Celebrate the experience of being a girl, whether yesterday or today, through a colorful presentation of historical and contemporary fashions. Enjoy elegant refreshments, enter to win prizes and learn how clothing has changed over the years to reflect history, culture and girls' individual styles.
|The Touch-a-Truck event is a one of a kind, educational, and fun family festival. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The event gives children of all ages the opportunity to explore heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect, and serve the Pittsburgh region.
|The Junior League of Pittsburgh transforms a home with a unique architectural space along with 16–21 rooms. All a homeowner has to do is turn over the key and participating designers will work their magic to make over each space. For a limited time, the public will then be invited to tour the home.
The Junior League of Pittsburgh Designers' Show Houses have raised more than $1,250,000 since 1974.
|The Wear After Shop, a permanent fundraiser for the Junior League of Pittsburgh, first opened in 1925. The shop offers new and gently used clothing, accessories and small household items to the Greater Pittsburgh community at affordable prices, while raising funds to support the JLP’s projects and programs.|