March Member of the Month

We are pleased to announce Sustainer Director, Alyson Tart as our March Member of the Month.  Alyson has balanced many different virtual activities for our Sustainer Community including launching the Mentoring Programme, murder mystery and escape room events, as well as socials, baking and cookie decorating, which have included founding members of the JLL as… Read More

Statement about violence against women

The week has seen an outpouring of grief and anger over the disappearance of Sarah Everard, who vanished earlier this month as she walked home in Clapham, south London.  The subsequent events and various reactions from officials have sparked an outrage. They have triggered feelings from women about the abuse and violence they face, igniting… Read More

February Member of the Month

Our February Member of the Month is boomerang JLL member, Susan Herring!  Susan has been a dedicated member and resource of the JLL, joining us for the first time in 1997, again in 2001 and recently transferring back to us in 2020.  Susan deserves special recognition for her role in supporting the Events Committee and helping to create not… Read More

January Member of the Month

Our January Member of the Month is Lori Kellet.  As a past Homelessness CAT Co-Chair, Lori has continued to stay close to our community partners this year as a HAT committee member, especially Manna Centre.  Over the holiday season, Lori became aware of an initiative to make sandwiches for the Manna Centre guests and immediately shared it with… Read More

Volunteer Story: Migrants Organise

For the past several years, the Junior League of London has supported Migrants Organise, an organisation that helps refugees and migrants participate in public life. Before COVID-19, we held regular sessions to help migrant and refugee women practice their English skills. During lockdown, we pivoted to weekly sessions via Zoom. The Zoom sessions quickly became… Read More

Spring Soiree Bingo Night with RuPaul Drag Race’s Charlie Hides

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Come and support the JLL at our virtual bingo event hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race’s very own bingo-queen Charlie Hides on Thursday 25th March.  Cook up your favourite meal and drink, put on your favourite outfit, bid on auction prizes and play bingo to help raise funds to support our mission of serving the London community and developing the potential… Read More

Five Ways to Fundraise in London!

1) Shop with AmazonSmile – Can’t get a supermarket delivery slot until November? Re-organising your cupboards? Why not buy some of your basics online with AmazonSmile and support JLL whilst doing so? Simply log on and select the Junior League of London as your preferred charity. 2) Thrift Plus – It’s almost time for Spring cleaning and, given we’re all stuck… Read More

December Member(s) of the Month

We are thrilled to recognise our entire Holiday Hampers committee as our December Members of the Month!!   The entire committee did an outstanding job planning and executing our annual Holiday Hampers drive. Despite the numerous challenges posed by COVID, they worked together to provide 707 hampers impacting 1,152 people — managing to provide more hampers than we originally… Read More

JLL Sweats: SMASH Workout & Wellness Session

Sunday, January 17, 2021 - Sunday, January 17, 2021

Come join us virtually for a fitness class featuring music by powerful women (think Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Dua Lipa…Spice Girls!) followed by a wellness session.  During the wellness portion we will work on setting intentions for the New Year, focusing on how to set goals with kindness so you are more likely to succeed.  Tickets… Read More

An inspiring kick-off to 2021

We held a General Meeting on Wednesday, 13th January to kick off the new year with energy and inspiration.  The event was held virtually (of course!) since London is in lockdown, and we were very honoured to have special keynote speaker, Pleschette Fontenet on ‘The Art of Invading White Spaces.’   Her thought provoking talk provided… Read More