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The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri: women building better communities.

About

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri (JLKCMO) is a 501(c)(3) 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.

We accomplish our mission by:

  • Providing a motivating and supportive environment that stimulates members.
  • Participation increasing our impact in the Kansas City community by effectively coordinating our resources with community needs.
  • Maintaining financial stability through our endowed funds and fundraising events.
  • Providing comprehensive training opportunities to develop volunteers to better serve the community.
  • Communicating and promoting the organization’s mission and historical significance to our membership and the community.

The Junior League reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins, who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. Our League currently numbers more than 1,400 strong. We are women who work full-time, part-time and in the home; single women, married women and mothers. We are women who share diverse interests and backgrounds as well as a desire to improve our community through volunteer action and grant-making.

We believe effectively trained volunteers make our community a better place. We accomplish this by promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Since 1914, the JLKCMO has been making a difference in the Kansas City community by matching our resources to the needs of the community and providing comprehensive training opportunities for our nearly 1,400 volunteers. We have raised 18.5 million dollars for our mission and donated more than 2.5 million hours of volunteer time to more than 350 agencies. Our current focus area is women and children.

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