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 Centennial Donations

2022 will mark the Junior League of Memphis’ 100th anniversary. This is an opportunity for past & present JLM members along with the city of Memphis to reflect on all we have achieved. As we chart our path for the next 100 years, we will need your support. Click here to make a donation and select 2021-2022 Centennial Fund in the dropdown.

Our centennial project will be to build a Women’s Institute for Leadership on the grounds of our Community Resource Center. The goals of this project is to promote, develop and continue to improve our community for the next 100 years:

  • This leadership institute is mission and vision driven.
  • This is will serve as a new revenue stream.
  • Fills a community need where women and non-profits can grow and develop their potential.
  • Takes us back to our training roots.
  • This will also serve as a dedicated space for JLM meetings and events.
  • This institute will enhance our brand and increase our visibility to the public.

If you have questions about our centennial efforts, please email centennial@jlmemphis.org

 

Junior League of Memphis President’s Society 

The JLM President’s Society recognizes donors who donate $500 or more during the JLM fiscal year (June 1-May 30). All funds are directed to the annual fund. This year-round fundraiser for the Junior League of Memphis directly supports our mission to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. 

Donors are recognized in the JLM annual report and at a special reception with the JLM president.  

To make your donation please visit https://www.jlmemphis.org/donate/ or contact Michelle Nixon, director of development at directorofdevelopment@jlmemphis.org 

WHAT is the Annual Fund?

The Annual Fund is a year-round fundraiser for the Junior League of Memphis that directly supports our mission to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

WHERE does my donation go?

Your gift supports the volunteer work that we provide to our community partners and the continued training of our members.

WHEN can I give?

You can give at any time! The Annual Fund fundraising year runs concurrent with our Junior League year. Gifts made from June 2021-May 2022 will go toward the 2021-2022 Junior League year. The Annual Fund is open to our members and to our friends and supporters in the community who wish to support our mission.

WHY should I support Annual Fund?

As a valued donor, you are supporting our mission of promoting voluntarism, improving our community and developing the potential of women. By partnering with the Junior League of Memphis your gift can provide the following:

  • $100- will provide art supplies for student projects at the Carpenter Art Garden
  • $250- will provide plants and materials for raised beds and greenhouses for Memphis Tilth
  • $500- will provide educational materials to the women participating in the Refugee Empowerment Program
  • $2,500-will provide an Innovative Teaching Grant to an outstanding educator in our community.
  • $5,000- will provide bi-weekly meals to 75 families at the Lester Street Community Center thru the G.R.O.W Binghampton program

HOW can I make a gift?

You can give online by clicking here. 

You can also mail a check to 3475 Central Ave. Memphis, TN 38111 or donate via phone by contacting the Junior League of Memphis headquarters at 901.452.2151.

Additional ways to support the Junior League of Memphis:

Did you know you can support the Junior League of Memphis just by shopping at Kroger and at using smile.Amazon.com?

Kroger:

It’s easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, login to your Kroger.com account -> My Account -> Community Rewards and select the Junior League of Memphis.

Our organization number is WC273.

Amazon Smile:

If you shop on Amazon, update your shopping browser to smile.Amazon.com and designate Junior League of Memphis as your preferred charity program. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Junior League of Memphis.