ABOUT

Junior League of Mobile (JLM) is an organization of women whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.

Junior League of Mobile gives time and money to support several JLM programs and other local non-profit agencies:

  • Adopt-A-School Program – Clark-Shaw Magnet School
  • Community Assistance Fund
  • Mobile Chamber of Commerce – Corporate Community Service Award
  • Diaper Bank
  • Little Leaguers
  • Distinguished Young Women – Be Your Best Self Day
  • Dumas Wesley After School Program
  • Exploreum Science Center
  • Food Pantry at Central
  • Fostering Together Gulf Coast
  • Mobile United – Leadership Mobile
  • Prodisee Pantry Food Program
  • The Joseph Project

The organization’s economic impact is about $1 million annually, combined in funds invested in the community and the value of its volunteer hours as calculated using Points of Light Foundation metrics. Within the member selected impact areas of children and education, JLM is addressing the community impact area of Healthy Children: Hunger, Nutrition, & Fitness. In addition, JLM trains volunteers to become community and civic leaders through service and voluntarism.

Learn more about our mission and values.

 

Interesting Facts about The Junior League of Mobile:

  • Is a diverse group of approximately 1,000 volunteering women
  • Has served the South Alabama community for more than 90 years
  • Actively partners with more than 12 additional not-for-profit organizations; offering programming and services unique to our community
  • Current focus areas: Healthy Children: Hunger, Nutrition and Fitness – involving more than 35 projects community-wide.
  • 40,000 volunteer service hours per year reaching over 25,000 women, men and children
  • Will donate more than $1.3 million in volunteer time and direct financial support to the Mobile/Baldwin area
  • Is funded through the primary support of our members and our fundraisers: Christmas Jubilee (our holiday market), Endowment Fund, Donor Development (sponsorships and donations) and Grant Writing.
  • Ranked fifteenth largest Junior League in the World
  • Is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization
  • The Association of Junior Leagues International (our umbrella agency) has 125,000 women in 290 leagues in countries all over the world