Tuesday, May 2, 2023

The HarMac (411 6th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA) from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Fostering Strength is the premier fundraising event for the Junior League of Cedar Rapids. This year, we’re excited to offer attendees a more “up close and personal” look into the foster care system by hosting a panel of key stakeholders from right here in Eastern Iowa! This four-person panel will provide a variety of firsthand […]

Stuff the Truck

On Giving Tuesday (November 29, 2022), we will host a Stuff the Truck event in Downtown Cedar Rapids to collect basic items for the Apartment in a Suitcase program. Additionally, all contributions made to the corresponding online fundraiser and to JLCR on Giving Tuesday will support our work in the Cedar Rapids community. A matching […]

Join us for Fostering Strength on May 2nd!

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Join us Thursday, May 19, 2022 Luncheon and program from 12 noon-1 p.m. (Doors open at 11 a.m.) DoubleTree by Hilton   GET TICKETS The annual Fostering Strength luncheon brings together hundreds of Cedar Rapids-area community partners, foster care and adoption professionals, JLCR donors, and more for an afternoon of impactful stories of hope and […]

Spring 2021 IMPACT

The 2020-2021 Junior League year is nearing its end. In the last year, we have “survived and thrived” through many challenges including the August 2020 derecho, ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, new barriers for the young people we serve, virtual meetings and more. Through this, we have continued the mission of JLCR, helping young people in our […]

Join us for virtual trivia night!

Virtual Trivia Night REGISTER NOW – IT’S FREE! Join JLCR and Andrew’s Bar Exam for an entertaining and comical night of trivia on Saturday, Feb. 27! Test your knowledge, win prizes and support local programming for youth aging out of foster care in Linn and surrounding counties through the Junior League of Cedar Rapids. For […]

Support JLCR with in-kind donations

Do you remember stocking your first apartment? Perhaps a parent or friend helped you gather the essentials. For dozens of young people establishing independence after foster care, this experience looks much different. Many times, these young people are entering their independent life without the traditional support of family, and without necessary items like bedding, kitchen […]

2021-2022 Report to the Community

Learn about our 2021-2022 impact by reviewing our annual Report to the Community. The Junior League of Cedar Rapids has continued to be strategic and pivot our services and fundraising models to best serve our community and our members. Download the PDF 2021-2022 Report to the Community here

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Junior League of Cedar Rapids takes the commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion seriously. The Association of Junior Leagues International expressed this commitment in their official statement: “The Association of Junior Leagues International condemns discrimination, racism, and racial injustice in our communities and in our Junior Leagues. Black women and other women of color have […]