Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Community Impact Award

The purpose of the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Community Impact Award is to recognize League projects that concretely illustrate the Junior League tradition of achieving significant community impact through collaboration. Successful community impact is rooted in a League’s ability to respond creatively to needs in a community that are unmet or underserved through the inspired efforts of Junior League members as powerful leaders for community change. The program must achieve long-lasting measurable results that are significantly the result of the skilled work of trained volunteers working in partnership with community agencies.The award will recognize up to two Junior Leagues each of whom will receive $10,000.

2016 Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Community Impact Award Winner

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    The Junior League of Collin County

    Juvenile crime is a problem with far reaching effects for the youth, family and communities where they live. The JLCC has partnered with the Collin County Juvenile Probation Services (Juvenile Probation Services) to provide selected first time, nonviolent youth a structured mentoring program that specifically addresses behavior that will equip them with the tools to be successful after they are released from probation.

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2016 Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Community Impact Award Winner

2015 Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Community Impact Award Winner

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    The Junior League of Boca Raton

     A few years ago, the League was moved by the finding that one in three families nationally are unable to provide diapers for their children and that more than two hundred thousand families living in their very own community needed them on a regular basis.

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2015 Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Community Impact Award Winner

2014 COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD WINNER

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    The Junior League of Phoenix

    The Junior League of Phoenix won this year’s Award for Community Impact for taking on the dire state of early childhood education in Maricopa County, Arizona.

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2013 Community Impact Award Winner

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    VOICES Sonoma

    The Junior League of Napa-Sonoma

    For its efforts to ease the burdens of youth aging out of foster care, an issue it’s been working on since 2006, The Junior League of Napa-Sonoma won the 2013 Community Impact Award.

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2012 Community Impact Award Winner

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    The Junior League of New Orleans

    The Junior League of New Orleans serves as a model of civic leadership after the disaster of Katrina, filling the pipeline of not-for-profit leaders with qualified women through its signature program Get on Board.

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