A Message from the President of the Junior League of Greater Orlando:
Community Members and Friends,
Welcome to the Junior League of Greater Orlando’s website, and thank you for your interest in learning more about our organization! I’m thrilled to share with each of you the latest on our members, our programs and events, each of which have a role on our impact in the community.
The Junior League of Greater Orlando is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization composed of over 400 trained women volunteers. Our members strong and unstoppable women, united by our common interest – commitment to advancing our mission of promoting voluntarism, developing women, and improving the community. Our League chapter has served the Greater Orlando area for 75 years and this year we are excited to celebrate our rich legacy. Throughout the years, we’ve held true to our mission but refreshed our focus and programs in order to meet the changing needs of our membership and our community.
We have also committed to addressing health, hunger and poverty as our community impact area, partnering with local experts and organizations in this space to move the needle whether it be through one of our programs, volunteer service with one of our community partners or advocacy. Our regions’ needs continue to be great and we remain well poised to provide trained volunteers to serve women and children in need. If our mission and impact area resonate with you, we invite you to learn more about how you can get involved!
Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Junior League of Greater Orlando has remained focused on accomplishing our goals. Whether hosting one of our Healthy Informed Playful (HIP) Kids events, such as our holiday party, health fair or field day with children at the New Image Youth Center or simply providing trained volunteers to local organizations, the League members continue to volunteer in the community focused on making a difference.
During the 2022-2023 League year, we are excited to celebrate our 75th anniversary. We will showcase our history of volunteer service in the Greater Orlando community in an exhibit at the City of Orlando The Terrace Gallery from December 2022 to January 2023. Please stay tuned for a variety of 75th focused training, fundraiser and community events – we welcome you to join in the celebration!
We also stand steadfast in in our efforts to develop the potential of women, providing opportunities for our members to participate in conferences and training opportunities, furthering both personal and professional development.
The Junior League of Greater Orlando has a rich legacy of service throughout the Central Florida region. While we are proud of all we’ve accomplished since our start in 1947, we know there’s still much more to accomplish! We hope you’ll get involved, whether it’s joining as a member or providing support to one of our initiatives. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any ideas or questions – I would love be to hear from you!
If you are ready for an incredible volunteer experience, please consider joining us. We welcome the chance to partner with you as a New Member, returning member, non-profit community partner or supporter. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the members of The Junior League of Greater Orlando, thank you for your interest in our organization.
Yours in Service,
Carolyn Haslam Rickert