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!

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 […]

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 […]

Surviving and Thriving: Pivoting through COVID

Like many others organizations, Junior League of Cedar Rapids is continually evaluating and adapting our practices to best serve our members and community during the coronavirus pandemic. We know that the needs we help fill in our communities don’t stop because of a pandemic, and we rise to fill those gaps for our members and […]

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 […]

Become a JLCR Member!

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) is currently accepting new members for the 2022-2023 League year! Email info@juniorleaguecr.org for more information. The Junior League welcomes all women age 21 and up who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations, and communities. There are many benefits to becoming a […]

What Happens When Growing Up Means ‘Aging Out’?

By AJLI Editorial Staff May 13, 2016  Each year, some 25,000 children “age out” of the foster care system in the U.S. A process known officially as “emancipation,” aging out more often means the loss of stability for young people unprepared for living as adults. In a no-punches-pulled report entitled “The Human, Social, and Economic […]

Request A Board Member

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids is known throughout the community for the emphasis we place on developing our members’ leadership skills. Leadership linked with community efforts is the basis of JLCR’s Mission Statement.

The JLCR Scholarship Fund

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) Scholarship Fund is designed to help those currently within, or having recently aged out of, the foster care system afford items they need assistance financing. Items can range from sporting gear for team sports, replacement of books lost during the transition between foster homes, money for gas, or basic household items. Religiously affiliated activities will also be considered.