A fantastic wrap-up to 2020!

Well 2020 was not the year we expected but we are so proud of how the Junior League of London has been able to rally and adapt to still serve the London community and our members — just take a look at our 1H 2020-2021 impact! On behalf of our Leadership team, THANK YOU to… Read More

A successful Holiday Hampers warms Londoners hearts

This year our volunteers assembled 707 total hampers that will touch the lives of 1,152 vulnerable Londoners, all while being COVID-19 secure and following government guidance including temperature tests upon arrival, face masks, and social distancing. Thank you to everyone who donated, shared our Amazon wishlist, volunteered, and shared your Hampers experience on social media!… Read More

Holiday Social General Meeting

This holiday season was an odd one without having the usual parties so we moved ours to virtual!  On 9th December we held a Holiday Social General Meeting, with an ugly Christmas jumper competition, breakouts into small groups for better conversation and a lot of laughs!  We didn’t remember to get a picture with all of… Read More

November Members of the Month

We are thrilled to announce the dynamic duo of Julie Oyogoa and Danielle Ascione as November’s joint members of the month! These LBDI co-chairs ran a terrific campaign motivating 25 dress wearers (& several groups) and raising over £13k for the League! They are organised, enthusiastic and hard working. Julie is also an active member… Read More

October Member of the Month

We are thrilled to recognise Kaelynn Smith as our October Member of the Month!   Kaelynn dived in this League year, being double placed as the New Member Development Co-Chair as well as the Spring Soiree Co-Chair.  She delivered a successful New Member programme despite, for the first time ever in our history, having to run… Read More

Little Black Dress Initiative Autumn 2020 Campaign

We wear black because a staggering 28% of Londoners (2.5 million people) live below the poverty line. As part of the LBDI campaign, women participating will be wearing the same black outfit for five consecutive days from 9-13 November and sharing content across their social networks in order to illustrate the effects poverty can have on… Read More

September Member of the Month

We are thrilled to recognise Tori Esposito as our September Member of the Month!  In a time when we can’t meet in person due to COVID restrictions, Tori has demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond to navigate obstacles, challenge conventional thinking and brainstorm on new ideas and approaches!  She exemplified this through creative… Read More

Honouring Black History Month

Black History Month (BHM) in the UK began in 1987.  The Junior League of London DEI Task Force hosted a series of events honouring and highlighting exceptional Black people and their heritage throughout the month of October. We’d like to give a big THANK YOU to our guest speakers for these series:  Jennifer Coleman, Dr.… Read More

Volunteer Story: Hestia

Hestia, one of the Junior League of London’s Community partners, provides support and refuge for women who have experienced domestic violence and modern slavery. JLL “adopted” Hestia refugees in Ealing and Harrow and worked with staff to send personalised gifts to keep the kids there occupied during lockdown. Often, the women and children have had… Read More

Autumn Leader Training a Big Success!

On Saturday 3rd October, we held our Autumn Leader training day, for both current and aspiring leaders.  It was an afternoon of inspiration and self-development — all virtual, of course!  Members learned how to chart their leadership path, create practical skills about telling their JLL Story and heard exciting updates from our executive team.  The… Read More