Community

The Junior League of Tampa volunteers at National Adoption Day 2020

At The Junior League of Tampa we believe that women as well-trained volunteers can strengthen and transform communities. We strive to build better communities through our partnership projects, advocacy efforts, and grant programs.

Our Community Projects & Programs

Alliance for Period Supplies

collects and distributes period supplies for menstrators in need

provides volunteers and funds to help nonprofits complete ‘Done in a Day’ projects

Diaper Bank

supplies diapers, diaper cream and wipes to families in need

Enabling Fund

provides funding to nonprofits where the League’s volunteers are not needed

fights food insecurity for families through Boxes of Hope

Girl Power

hosts monthly events to mentor and motivate the next generation

Human Trafficking Awarness

brings awareness and training about the issue of human trafficking in Tampa Bay

Kids Connect

creates low stress environments for foster children and prospective families to meet

Kids in the Kitchen

introduces children to the skills needed to develop a healthy lifestyle

Love Bundles

provides backpacks of essentials to children entering foster care

MILO

promotes literacy in under served areas of Hillsborough County

Public Affairs

educates and advocates for issues affecting the League’s Mission

Ready to Achieve

helps young adults in foster care build skills for independent living

Volunteers At Large

provides volunteers to nonprofit organizations where grant funds are not needed

Partnerships for Progress

JLT and TFHC PartnershipWe cannot impact our community alone.

To optimize the impact of our volunteer and financial resources, The Junior League of Tampa seeks collaborative, strategic partnerships with those committed to lasting community impact. We proactively engage with community-based organizations, governmental entities, businesses, and other funders to improve child welfare and education in Hillsborough County.

In this role, we seek to be a catalyst for community change through our work as a community convener, advocate, expert, and leader in our identified issue areas.

The Junior League of Tampa is currently looking for community partners in the following areas.

Volunteer Support for Local Nonprofits

The Junior League of Tampa’s greatest asset is our trained volunteers. Through the Volunteers At-Large program, we leverage our volunteers to support nonprofits across Hillsborough County. Organizations can apply today to request volunteer support for their programs.

Done in a Day Projects

The Junior League of Tampa’s Community Action program helps nonprofits complete short term projects with big impact. Nonprofits receive volunteers and funding for specific projects covering everything from direct service to improving operational capacity.

Interested in working with The Junior League of Tampa through one of other our community projects?

Funding our Impact

The Junior League of Tampa’s community projects and programs impact more than 30,000 Hillsborough County residents every year. To continue this work, we rely on the support of individuals, foundations and companies.

The dedicated support of our donors has allowed us to:

  • Distribute 260,373 Diapers to families in need
  • Pack 677 Love Bundles for kids entering foster care
  • Disburse 20,811 pounds of food to families facing hunger
  • Give 13,775 Books to children in our community
  • Serve 11,500 people through our Community Assistance program

*numbers from the 2019-2020 League year

Volunteers Making an Impact

What makes The Junior League of Tampa unique is our 1,900 trained volunteers. Our volunteers leverage their time and expertise to study community need, build lasting partnerships, and provide direct service across Hillsborough County.