Abilene Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising event hosted by the Community Foundation of Abilene. This is a community-wide celebration of giving that truly reflects the very name of the event, Abilene Gives. When Abilene Gives, lives are changed. This year’s event was held on May 2, 2017.
Since its founding in 1901 by social activist Mary Harriman, The Junior League has evolved into one of the oldest, largest, and most effective women’s volunteer organizations in the world, encompassing more than 150,000 women in 291 Leagues in four countries.
Beginning in 1948, the Junior League of Abilene has supported many important projects and has made a positive impact on countless lives in Abilene by addressing the needs of our community. Our community support s through both direct financial assistance and the many thousands of volunteer hours provided by our members.
We appreciate our generous donors that enable the League to continue to effect positive change within our community.