Fostering Strength 2024

JLCR is celebrating 90 years of impact in 2024, and we want to celebrate with you! Make plans to join us for an evening of excitement on Friday, April 12, 2024 at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. More details, including times and a schedule of evening events, to come soon. This year, Fostering Strength will […]

Stuff The Truck 2023

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Junior League of Cedar Rapids and Foundation 2 Crisis Services are partnering to serve young people aging out of foster care! Stuff the Truck started as a small idea in a coffee shop between two Junior Leaguers determined to bring more awareness to the incredible impact of project, Bridging the G.A.P. Now, we’re in our […]

Celebrate Find The Good Day 2023!

Celebrate JLCR’s work in the community during Find the Good Day 2023! Click here to help us raise $2,000 — the equivalent of two Apartments in a Suitcase and two AMP meals!

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 […]

Thank you for attending Fostering Strength 2023!

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

We wish to sincerely say THANK YOU to everyone able to attend or support this year’s event in May 2nd. Your generous support will help JLCR impact the lives of foster youth in our area. Over 185 attendees Over $6600 raised in day of donations Total revenue over $32,000 A huge thank you to all […]

Women’s Self-Defense Seminar

Saturday, January 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Junior League of Cedar Rapids for an awesome Personal Safety Seminar! All funds support our New Member Class projects. This 3 hour seminar/ training class is only $30 for non members ($25 for members). Class size is limited to 40 people due to space so sign up today! Feel free to share with friends […]

Fostering Strength 2019

April 30, 2019 DoubleTree Hotel, Downtown Cedar Rapids Cash & Carry Market at 11 AM; Lunch at 12 PM Featuring a Keynote Address from Steve Pemberton.  There are more than 900 youth in the foster care system in Linn County alone. Come learn more about how we can work together to make life better for […]

Fostering Strength: Foster Care Advocacy Luncheon

Friday, May 4, 2018

11AM to 1PM at the Doubletree in Downtown Cedar Rapids

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS There are more than 900 youth in the foster care system in Linn County alone. Come learn more about how we can work together to make life better for those who otherwise might fall between the cracks at the sixth annual Fostering Strength advocacy luncheon. This event is Junior League […]

Stuff the Truck

Sunday, December 3, 2017

10 AM - 1 PM at City Parking Lot Corner of 12th Ave & 2nd St SE

Junior League of Cedar Rapids is proudly partnering with Stuff Etc. to provide funds to help support foster youth throughout Eastern Iowa with basic needs such as clothing and shoes. Half of the proceeds from all sold donations go into an account at Stuff Etc. that foster youth can access. How can you help? Gather […]

Gallery of Strength

Sunday, November 12, 2017

1:00-4:00 PM at the Human Services Building

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) invites foster and adoptive families to take family photos and share your family’s story about being a foster or adoptive family. Schedule a 15 minute session from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. You will receive a digital copy of your session and your family photos will be featured at […]