The Junior League of Denver (JLD) is a women’s training organization that develops civic leaders committed to improving our community. Founded in 1918, the League started, and aided in starting, many well-known Denver institutions including Children’s Museum of Denver, Mile High Transplant Bank (now Donor Alliance), the Red Rocks concerts and many others.
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Current Community Programs
The Junior League of Denver focuses on disrupting the cycle of systemic poverty for women and families in Denver.
DONE IN A DAY
JLD provides volunteers to Denver metro nonprofits for short-term projects throughout the year.
The JLD grants funds to nonprofit organizations aligned with our Mission and focus.
LEADERS UNITED IN VOLUNTEER SERVICE (L.U.V.S.)
JLD’s annual day of service focused on a specific theme or neighborhood.
PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY
The JLD Public Policy Council is the liaison to our membership, the community, and elected officials. The group researches issues affecting the JLD, keeps the League informed on areas of interest, and advises when action is appropriate.
JLD signature event-based program promoting literacy through access to books, healthy food, fun activities, and parental/caregiver involvement. Currently held at a variety of Denver metro elementary schools.
THE GATHERING PLACE
JLD serves meals and provides milk at Denver’s only daytime drop-in shelter for women, their children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness.
JLD Community Impact