Junior League of The Woodlands, Inc. serves the North Harris and South Montgomery county areas. We are proud of our various community programs and partnerships and their efforts to improve lives in our community. Junior League welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of individuals, organizations, and communities. The JLTW service area includes the following areas: Champions, Spring, Cypress, Klein, Tomball, the FM1960 area, Conroe, Willis, The Woodlands, and South Montgomery County.
JL’s READY HANDS
The Ready Hands Committee provides a quick response or short-term project support for various nonprofits in the JLTW service area. The projects focus on JL Key Results areas that align with our Mission. The intent of the projects is to provide volunteer support for community projects funded through the annual Community Assistance Fund (CAF). In addition to CAF volunteer shifts, on a monthly basis the committee will select additional community shifts for League Members from external volunteer requests for projects which align with the JLTW Mission.
NEED A HAND? Complete the online application here.*
*Applications must be received a minimum of 60 days prior to the event date for consideration.
JL’s H.A.P.P.Y. (Healthy Appetites Promote Positive Youth)
The H.A.P.P.Y. (Healthy Appetites Promote Positive Youth) Committee addresses hunger affecting children in elementary schools in our service area. JL Volunteers create meal plans of healthy, child-friendly, non-perishable and easily consumed food, fill bags with these items, and deliver them to schools to be distributed to children to consume over the weekend. The Committee will also supply snacks to local schools where a need is identified. Food distribution is furnished by the League and run by the Committee through periodic warehouse restocking of their pantry located at JLTW Headquarters.
To apply for the H.A.P.P.Y. program, please complete the online application here.
JL’s HEALING HEARTS HOSPITAL COMMITTEE
The Healing Hearts committee’s purpose is to educate, support, and empower JLTW Members and members of our community to improve and maintain their overall health. The committee shall actively collaborate with national and local health agencies, healthcare professionals, and certified wellness experts to develop programs and promote activities based on scientific knowledge and industry-recognized best practices.
JL’s IMPACT (Increase and Motivate Positive Awareness in Children and Teachers)
The IMPACT (Increase and Motivate Positive Awareness in Children and Teachers) Committee plans and executes an annual event to provide training, skills, and information to educators and administrators. The one-day event hosts a compelling speaker with the goal to motivate and inspire. The Committee is responsible for marketing, logistics planning, school district promotion, coordination of Dollar$ for Districts winners and checks, and execution of a successful event.
JL’s INSTEP (In Support of Teen Empowerment and Progress)
The InSTEP (In Support of Teen Empowerment and Progress) Committee supports youth and teens in our community to develop mental health resilience, life skills, self-esteem and a feeling of belonging and inclusion. InSTEP provides service, resources and support to key community partners serving the teen population of our area, partnering with agencies such as Love Fosters Hope, Yes to Youth, and Giving Gown Foundation. InSTEP also coordinates The Period Project, JLTW’s initiative to address period poverty by providing period supplies to school districts in our service area.
To apply for The Period Project, please complete the online application here.
JL’s KEYS TO LEARNING
The Keys to Learning Committee promotes youth development through a multi-disciplined approach incorporating science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math into their events. Committee activities include a JL-branded Literacy Carnival, maintenance of “Little Free Libraries,” supporting potential activities with mobile libraries, and developing additional STREAM-focused events.
JL’s NEW BEGINNINGS
The New Beginnings Committee aids in the rehabilitation of human trafficking survivors through partnerships with community organizations. We strive to provide service and support to nonprofit community organizations to encourage innovation, self-help, leadership and confidence while building strong relationships with organizations in our community and increasing awareness of community needs.
JL’s REACH (REsource for Abused CHildren)
The REACH (REsources for Abused CHildren) Committee’s purpose is to raise awareness about child endangerment issues and eliminate the factors which perpetuate abuse. In addition to advocacy, REACH works with the Texas Department of Children and Family services and nonprofit agencies serving under the umbrella of the Montgomery County Coalition Aganist Child Abuse to provide resources, programming, and events for children in CPS custody and foster care. REACH also leads the League’s Diaper Need Initiative and organizes community drives for supplies.