We welcome you to join the Junior League of South Bend! For more than 70 years, we have been both a powerful organization of trained women volunteers and a vital part of the community philanthropy, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.Learn More
Does your organization want to make a bigger difference in the lives of the people you serve, but you don’t have the time or resources to make that bigger impact? Does your organization have a dream project you’d love to make a reality, but you simply don’t have the funding? Let the Junior League of South Bend, Inc. (JLSB) help, as we offer volunteers—woman power—and monetary support for qualified organizations to help make your dreams a reality through our Annual Community Project Partnership or Done-In-A-Day program. No project is too big or too small! Please visit our online application. Applications for the Annual Community Project Partnership are due before May 31, 2017.Learn More
Consider partnering with an organization that has been the pinnacle of many tide changing and vital changes within our community since 1927. By doing so, you join a powerful Junior League movement that has a long history of commitment to the South Bend community. It is our belief that when our Members are immersed in the community, we become more educated in helping to identify projects that will benefit the community the most. Your involvement supports the foundation for real, lasting change. It is our belief that when our Members are immersed in the community, we become more educated in helping to identify projects that will benefit the community the most.Learn More
The Junior League of South Bend, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of civic leaders and impacting its community and committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.. The nearly 500 women who are members devote thousands of volunteer hours annually towards our mission, resulting in an annual economic impact to our community in excess of $180,000. The Junior League of South Bend, Inc. is supported by generous contributions from its members, the public and corporate donors. The organization raises most of the money for its community programming through its fundraisers, while 74% of the management and administrative costs are financed through its Endowment Fund. All endeavors of JLSB have the following guiding mission and values.
The Junior League of South Bend, Inc. has impacted various realms of the community through its members’ voluntarism and financial investment through the years. Most recently, JLSB has adopted the issue of “Improving Education in our Community” with a particular focus on “Early Childhood Development”. The membership has been immersed in learning how to affect meaningful impact in this arena and JLSB has established many new relationships with common stakeholders.