Junior League news release
The Junior League of Roanoke Valley is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Recipients of the Community Opportunity Grants, mini-grants that are used to fund a one-time event or short-term need or project. The grants are limited to $1,500, reflect the JLRV Mission and fulfill an unmet community need.
The Junior League of Roanoke Valley is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The League has selected childhood health and welfare as a community focus, identifying this area within our community as a critical need. Its membership will work through advocacy, education, fundraising and partnership with existing programs and community organizations to improve the lives of children in the Roanoke Valley. The Junior League of the Roanoke Valley is part of The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI). Today, AJLI is comprised of more than 160,000 women in 292 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Together, they constitute one of the largest, most effective volunteer organizations in the world.
For more information on the Junior League, visit www.jlrv.org.
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