Junior League of Columbia unveils new mission statement ahead of Centennial anniversary

As its Centennial anniversary approaches, The Junior League of Columbia has updated its mission statement. The updated mission reads: “The Junior League of Columbia is an organization of women whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.” The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI) strove… Read More

Help stock the Salvation Army’s Food Pantry

Monday, July 18, 2022

The Salvation Army’s Food Pantry is extremely low and they are not able to provide much needed food support to needy families.  Below is a list of items they are in need of: Can of beans (green, black, pinto, baked, and peas) Cans of corn/mixed vegetables Soups (all kinds but especially beef stew or chicken… Read More

Request for Proposal: Media Buy Services

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Request for Proposal Media Buy Services June 15, 2022 The purpose of the media campaign (digital and traditional) is to raise awareness of the Junior League of Columbia and to promote fundraisers and programs related to the JLC. In particular, the campaign will focus on: Holiday Market Holiday Market is the League’s largest fundraiser, held… Read More


The purpose of the JLC Community Impact Grant Program is to assist like-minded community partners in their efforts to improve lives in the greater Midlands area. The 2022-2023 JLC Community Impact Grant Request for Proposals is open and the deadline for Round 1 documents is 8pm on April 29, 2022. Key 2022 dates: March 18 –… Read More

Junior League Members Graduate Leadership Columbia

      Six Junior League of Columbia members are among the 2021 class of Leadership Columbia graduates. Jennifer Berryman, Megan Huebner, Rachel Price, Catherine Ramirez, Brittani Richards, and Arteya Robinson completed the 10-month program and were awarded certificates during a graduation ceremony at Hunter Gatherer Brewery on June 8th. According to the Columbia Chamber… Read More

2021 – 2022 Junior League of Columbia Community Impact Grant Recipients Announced

During the Junior League of Columbia’s Annual Meeting, the League announced the 2021-2022 Community Impact Grant recipients. The Community Impact Grant initiative is designed to assist like-minded community partners in their efforts to improve lives in the greater Midlands area. 2021-2022 Recipients James M. Hinton Foundation- $10,000 The James M. Hinton Foundation serves youth in… Read More

Junior Volunteers Making an Impact!

The Junior League of Columbia proudly encourages volunteerism amongst youth through our Junior Volunteer Program. Through organizing and completing service projects throughout our city, Junior Volunteers gain leadership and networking skills while making a difference in the community. The program is open to 7th-12th grade young women who have a heart and interest in serving… Read More

Blueprint for Leadership Highlight

A note from member Nell Warthen: This year, thanks to Junior League of Columbia (JLC), I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to participate in the United Way’s 2021 Blueprint for Leadership program. Blueprint is the only professional development program in the Midlands that focuses specifically on nonprofit board leadership. Blueprint for Leadership, executed virtually this year, educates… Read More

JLC Gets Creative! Drive-In Movie and a Meeting

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Similar to the constant change in many areas of life this past year, the Junior League of Columbia has also had to adapt. Thankfully, our members are resilient and extremely creative! Our General Membership Meeting committee came up with a plan to host a meeting safely in February at the State Fairgrounds for a drive-in… Read More

Girl Scouts of South Carolina Recognize JLC with Community Partner Award

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JUNIOR LEAGUE OF COLUMBIA RECOGNIZED WITH COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD During the Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, January 23, 2021, the Junior League of Columbia was honored with the 2nd Annual Community Partner Award. Much like the Girl Scouts, the Junior League of Columbia is a member organization focused… Read More