Impact

In The Community 

Throughout its rich history, the Junior League of Portland has partnered with community agencies to support social and family services programs, enhanced community arts and enrichment programs, spearheaded historic preservation efforts and donated millions of dollars to the Portland community through successful fund development.

Community Focus

The Junior League of Portland, Oregon works to end the cycle of violence against women and children.

Community Programs

Our current community programs include:

Healthy Habits, Healthy Kids promotes lifelong healthy living for Portland area children and their families.

Between the Lines promotes literacy and strengthens family bonds between deployed and incarcerated parents and their children through storytelling.

Volunteer in Portland organizes groups of volunteers to conduct short-term community projects with our six community partners.

Stop Human Trafficking Committee is the Junior League of Portland’s committee engaging in anti-tracking efforts to address this profound issue.

History of Community Service

From launching the volunteer guide program at the Portland Art Museum in 1956 to the Community Transitional School in the 1990s, the Junior League of Portland has a long history of supporting our community’s most impactful organizations, including:

ArtWorks • CASA • Children’s Cultural Center • Children’s Relief Nursery • Christie School
Community Assistance Fund • Doernbecher Children’s Hospital • Kids on the Block • Multicultural Arts Camp • OHSU Nutrition Laboratory • OMSI • Oregon Historical Society • Pittock Mansion Gate Lodge • Portland Art Museum • Portland Center for Hearing & Speech • Portland Children’s Center • Race for the Cure

For more information about the history of Junior League of Portland, visit Our History.