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Are You Ready for the Holidays? (We Are.)
Junior Leagues have, for decades, created and run some amazing projects addressing big problems like childhood obesity, women’s health, illiteracy, alcoholism and foster care. So it’s ironic that many community…
School Isn’t Free
As families begin to think about back-to-school shopping, some naturally have anxiety – economic anxiety. It’s no secret that the economy is still in a rough patch. But for families…
Empty Backpacks on the First Day of School?
Back-to-school inevitably brings a bit of anxiety for both parent and child. For the kid, summer’s almost over. For the parents (let’s face it, usually the mom) there’s the stress of shopping for back-to-school supplies.
So in a perfect world, Junior Leagues wouldn’t have back-to-school programs because every kid would have parents who can buy a backpack’s worth of school supplies.
But this isn’t a perfect world.