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 […]

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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 […]

Gallery of Strength

Read about local Cedar Rapids’ foster families and their experiences on our JLCR blog! The Chase Family The Gansen Family The Heidgen Family The Herring Family The Lentz Family The Warth Family The Zhorne Family

Become a JLCR Member!

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) is currently accepting new members for the 2021-2022 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 […]

Fostering Strength Spring 2015

On April 11, 2015, the Junior League of Cedar Rapids hosted JLCR: Fostering Strength, Iowa’s largest foster care advocacy event, a dinner and silent auction. JLCR was honored to host Dr. Jennifer Arnold, MD, MSc, FAAP as keynote speaker for this year’s event.

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