The League Pulse Archives

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

League Signature Program: HealthyLivingKC by the numbers

HealthyLivingKC is one of the League’s five Signature Programs. The committee partners with the Urban Neighborhood Initiative (UNI) to host two health and wellness fairs a year, so residents in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

A feeling of giving is in the air!

The Action Team with the donations they helped collect for Rose Brooks Center before the December General Membership meeting. The December General Membership Meeting had a clear theme: the value … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Phenomenal Training with the League!

As part of its overall mission, the League is committed to training volunteers. As such, members are afforded opportunities like touring Shatto Milk Company, learning how to make sushi and … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Tis the Season to Give!

This time of year is a favorite for many. We celebrate the season with family and friends, we decorate our homes, enjoy the Plaza lights and hopefully we spend some … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Necessities: Art and Culture

Peggy Barnes, Mary Hunkeler and Barbara McGreevy at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art In 1934, the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Arts and Interests Committee gave $3.90 (which would … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Healthy U Family Meals Joins forces with the Boys & Girls Club of Kansas City

According to Feeding America’s, Meal Gap study: hunger exists in every county in our nation. In Kansas and Missouri, there are hungry people living in sparsely-populated rural counties, suburban communities … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s coming up fast: ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’…. and yes, that time of year is Holiday Mart! A great time to shop for a great cause! The … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Off to a great start!

This year’s first General Membership Meeting of the new League year was jam packed with more than 300 JLKCMO members and a focus on the importance of preparing for the … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

A look back to the JLKCMO Thrift Shop

As our League year officially kicks off with our first General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, September 28th, let’s pause to take a look back… In the late 1920s the stock … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Heart the Mart! Kansas City Junior League Holiday Mart

Since 1988, Holiday Mart has helped raise nearly $10 million for Kansas City community projects and the League’s mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving our … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment