JLM is working to "Make Poverty Unfashionable" by particpating in the Junior League Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) this Fall. Members will wear the same LBD and share their insights on social media for 1 week to raise awareness about poverty. See the flyer for more details. Follow us at #JLMWearsLBD on Instagram.
JLM is an 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.
As part of our ongoing commitment to developing the potential of women we particpate in AJLI conferences and ODIs as well as NJ State Council trainings.
Many of our 215 Sustaining members hold positions at local area nonprofits including Cornerstone Family Programs, Homeless Solutions, Mayo Performing Arts Center, The Seeing Eye, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, and many more.
JLM celebrated 80 years of service to the Morristown area in 2015/2016. Please read our feature article in MorristownGreen.com highlighting our history, achievements, current challenges and the future of our organization.
JLM offers two types of scholarships, Women Moving Forward and High School Senior Voluntarism. We are proud to announce the winners of our most recent Scholarship Awards.
WMF: Janet Boetticher & Sharonda Willis
Since the inception of the High School Scholarship Fund in 1986 and the Women Moving Forward Scholarship Fund in 2006 the JLM has awarded more than $215,000 to over 135 Morris and Somerset County area students.
Check back for 2016/2017 submission details. Criteria for our scholarship awards include dedication to voluntarism, leadership, extra-curricular activities, scholastic effort and work or family responsibilities.
CMHC focuses on educating children and their families and the importance of leading healthy lifestyles. We encourage and educate children and families on daily exercise and healthy eating habits with a busy schedule and on a tight budget.
In our continued efforts to ensure ample food, education and resources to Morris County teens, we have partnered with the Morris County School District and their Colonial Closet.
Collections will take place during each General Membership Meeting to collect food & beverages. Items include: granola bars, canned soup & beans, mini cereals, individual packs of nuts and cookies, and sports drinks. Click here for the full listing of items.
The Nearly New Shop was a resale and consignment shop owned and operated by the Junior League of Morristown for 53 years. The shop officially closed our doors on June 10th, 2015.
Thank you to our wonderful staff & volunteers for supporting our league and community!
The Junior League, one of the oldest, largest and most effective women’s volunteer organizations in the world, has matured and evolved since it was founded by social activism pioneer Mary Harriman in 1901.
The JLM has been working for change within the Morristown community for 81 years!
JLM short sleeve and long sleeve shirts are now available for purchase! Don't miss out on ordering yours through September. Will be available for pick up at the October GMM. Click here to purchase.