An organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities.
This year marks the 85th Anniversary of our organization, the Junior League of Riverside, Inc. (JLR). JLR is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Our mission is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and their families. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. We depend on you, as a member of this community, to achieve these goals and fund our projects.
For the past three years, Junior League of Riverside fitRiverside project has brought free family fitness and health education to Riverside's Eastside. The community generous support of our project has helped it to succeed and thrive.
As we continue to serve our community, we see many areas of need in the Eastide. This is the reason that JLR has choosen to partner with several other non-profits to support the Riverside School for the Arts which is based at Bobby Bonds Community Center. The school provides free and low cost art instruction for childern 6 -18 years old. Performing Arts, Music, Dance and Drama are a sampling of the classes offered.
The mission of The Riverside School of Arts is to strengthen our community by providing arts programs to underserved youth with the goal of imporoving self esteem, achievement, attendance and performance in school. Several of the children that regularly attend our fitDays also participate in the Riverside School of the Arts. which makes this partnership valuable.
Thank you for considering a gift to the Junior League of Riverside, Inc. Your contribution will assist the league in fulfilling its mission in a significant way.