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.

Focus Statement

The Junior League of Portland works toward equitable outcomes for communities disproportionately impacted by climate change.

Community Programs

Our current community programs include:

End Domestic Violence provides ongoing volunteer assistance and support to four area non-profit organizations with domestic violence shelters.

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

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

Community Connections: To further our impact within the community and ensure ample opportunities for our trained volunteers, the Junior League of Portland works with three community organizations to provide regular monthly volunteer events for our members.

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.