Community

In keeping with our Mission, each year the Junior League of Augusta, Georgia, Inc (JLA) provides volunteer resources and funding to nonprofit agencies in the Augusta community through a variety of avenues. JLA is committed to providing community support both short and long term through it’s trained volunteers and efforts. Additionally, JLA has a long history of working with local, regional and state governments to advocate policies directly affecting our community focus.

All JLA projects and partnerships align with supporting women and children at risk with the primary focus on generational poverty.

2016-17 COMMUNITY IMPACT

Volunteering By the Numbers

  • 425 Hours Hands On in the Community
  • 127 Volunteers Provided
  • 19 Organizations Supported
  • 288 Volunteer Shifts Offered

Grant Money Given

$38,114.98

Academic Impact

$3,747 Field Trip Funding

$3,766 Award for Classroom Enrichment

Number of Children Impacted: 2,591

New Community Partnership and Project Development

JLA is proud to announce our Partnership with IceBox Ministries, Inc in the development of the mentor program, Life Learning Academy.

Advocacy Efforts

Safe Harbor Act and the Family Care Act