The Junior League of Kingston through its volunteer efforts and financial support enhances the well being of families in our community.
The Junior League of Kingston is part of an international organization of women 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 Junior League of Kingston, an all volunteer, non-profit women’s organization, has been making a difference in our area since 1922. The League through its volunteer efforts and financial support enhances the well being of families in our community. The League identifies, creates and participates in projects that match our community needs with our members’ skills and interests.
Some of our projects have allowed us to work with Forsyth Nature Center, the Children’s Home of Kingston, Ulster County Habitat for Humanity, Family of Woodstock and the Kingston Area Library, The League’s annual Spring Festival Egg Hunt, Kids Run Wild and Summer Fitness Challenge events bring hundreds of children together for fun, while educating them on health, wellness and fitness. All of these programs are presented by the Junior League of Kingston free of charge to Ulster County families.
We are part of a larger organization: the Association of Junior Leagues International. The Association includes over 290 Leagues throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the UK.
The Junior League of Kingston reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism.
The Junior League of Kingston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
In the early 1900’s the Junior League of Brooklyn successfully petitioned the Board of Education to provide free lunches in city schools. Thanks to the Junior League this is now a standard practice throughout the country.