Health and Nutrition

  • Bloodstream Follies

    AIDS Awareness and Education

    The Junior League of Los Angeles followed by more than 60 other Leagues

    The Junior League of Los Angeles dared to break the stigma of AIDS by setting up a hotline and speakers’ bureau to dispel fear and misinformation. Its work inspired numerous other Leagues to engage in similar efforts.  

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  • shots to remember book

    Don’t Wait to Vaccinate

    276 Leagues under the auspices of The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.

    The Association of Junior Leagues International undertook an international public awareness campaign entitled “Don’t Wait to Vaccinate” to alert parents to the importance of immunizations for their children.  

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  • HEALTHY CHILD INITIATIVE

    The Junior League of Charlotte

    Designed to improve the health and well-being of at-risk children, The Junior League of Charlotte’s Healthy Child Initiative has served more than 22,000 children with programs to support their physical, dental and mental health.

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  • The Healthy Food Retail Act

    The Junior League of Greater Orlando

    The Junior League of Orlando works with the Junior Leagues of Florida State Public Affairs Community in educating legislators about the need for retailers who sell healthy food in food-insecure neighborhoods.

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  • In the Garden

    In the Garden with Tree House Books

    The Junior League of Philadelphia

    The Junior League of Philadelphia promotes children’s health and wellness, literacy, and environmental conscientiousness with a single after-school program for at-risk kids.

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  • The Junior League of Calgary Junior Chefs

    Junior Chefs

    The Junior League of Calgary

    Begun in 2001 by The Junior League of Calgary, Junior Chefs grew into a multi-national program now operating in more than 200 communities. 

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  • Montgomery Food Pantry

    The Junior League of Montgomery Brings AIDS and HIV patients and their families a new source of nutritional food

    In 2012, The Junior League of Montgomery partnered with Medical Aids Outreach (MAO) to start, staff, and stock a food pantry for people struggling with HIV and AIDS.

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  • SuperKids Pediatric Mobile Clinic

    The SuperKids Pediatric Mobile Clinic

    The Junior League of Houston

    With a significant portion of its city’s young people not being served with adequate medical care, The Junior League of Houston spearheaded the SuperKids Pediatric Mobile Clinic initiative to bring care to the children.

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