WOMEN AS CATALYSTS FOR LASTING COMMUNITY CHANGE

OUR MISSION

The Junior League of Baton Rouge is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

OUR VISION

Women as Catalysts for Lasting Community Change in the areas of Health, Education and Cultural Development

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, & BELONGING COMMITMENT

The Junior League of Baton Rouge welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

Our volunteers host diaper drives at business and neighborhoods, while working to organize and implement four diaper distributions over the course of a year to distribute to non-profit agencies who put the diapers in the hands of the most needy across Baton Rouge.
IMPACT: 550,000 diapers distributed to more than 11,500 families in East Baton Rouge Parish

Located at OLOL Children’s Hospital, our volunteers help children and their families during illness by offering health resources, support services, bedside readings, crafts, and playtime.
IMPACT: 1,700 Completed more than 580 hours of service to hundreds of hospitalized children as well as their siblings and parents with 1600 craft bags and 32 demonstration videos. 

Our volunteers partner with the East Baton Rouge Parish School System to design and paint playgrounds at schools with limited or no playground equipment, providing fun opportunities for students to get active.
IMPACT: Hundreds of children at various schools around Baton Rouge. Members completed 500 hours of service and added additional playground space to nine elementary schools within Baton Rouge.

Our volunteers assist local non-profit organizations with their special events, such as Girls on the Run, Knock Knock Children’s Museum, and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, just to name a few.
IMPACT: Thousands of hours of service to 40 community partners with various projects in the Baton Rouge area

Partnering with the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and Dr. Rebecca White to to work with kids through creative reading, arts & crafts, and guided tours on trails.
IMPACT: Promotes early childhood literacy to over 5,000 children and families by providing 420 hours of service through storytelling, crafts, and activities. The committee distributed more than 600 books to families to begin or add to their current home libraries.

Junior League of Baton Rouge awards micro-grants to non-profit organizations with specific, short-term monetary needs in the areas of health, education, and cultural development.
IMPACT: During the 2021-2022 League year, 28 community groups received small grants for a total of $96, 366.

JOIN

We are an organization of more than 1,500 members committed to advancing women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.

DONATE

There are many ways to support the Junior League of Baton Rouge. Whether you are a corporation or an individual donor who wants to make a difference, you can find a way to support our vision and mission.

CONTACT

Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc.
9523 Fenway Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 924-0298  phone
(225) 927-2547  fax

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