Kids in the Kitchen
Empowering youth to adopt healthy eating habits by showing how to prepare healthy snacks and encouraging physical fitness. Read more.
Supporting the prevention of abuse and neglect of children in our community in a partnership with CPS. Read more.
Providing basic hygiene items to students in 10 Title One elementary and Early Head Start schools in Taylor County. Read more.
Providing Assitance & Volunteer Experience: Responding to various needs in the community through established non-profit agencies. Read more.
Actives, Sustainers and Little Leaguers of the Junior League of Abilene
Members gather together at the Abilene Civic Center to set up at our annual fundraiser Christmas Carousel.
Junior League of Abilene Projects
The Top Hand by the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards
The Junior League of Abilene was named The Top Hand of the Year Award from the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards for our ability to help the foster children in our area.
Business of the Year by the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council
We were additionally honored to be the Business of the Year by the The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council’s Abilene Art Awards are given out each year to deserving volunteers from local art and cultural groups. The Junior League of Abilene was named the 2015 Outstanding Business Award for its “tremendous support of the arts in Abilene.” The Junior League has helped launch art programs in Abilene and partners annually with the ACAC for the Children’s Art & Literacy Festival. The group supports C.A.L.F. with grants and volunteers. This year, Junior League members helped with the various art activities at the dramatic readings done during the festival. The Abilene Reporter News reported on the event here.
In 1956, the Junior League of Abilene became a member of The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI), which began its “official” inception in Abilene. The League started out as the Abilene Junior Service League in 1948 and changed its name to the Junior League of Abilene in 1953.