Women Building Better Communities

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc. is committed to promoting overall wellness of body, mind, and spirit for women and children in our community.

Welcome to The Junior League of
Greater Lakeland®

We are 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 Junior League is exclusively educational and charitable.

A Message From Our President

Hear from Callie Miller, The League's 2018-2020 acting President, her vision, mission and goals.

A strong plan for the year

The League has a long history of fulfilling our mission – to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women, and improve our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. March 2018 marked 85 years of cultivating leaders to collectively address the needs of our community. Certainly a worthy celebration!

Community Impact

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland invests thousands of volunteer hours in community projects and programs that align to our Mission and further the League’s impact in our community. Learn about how the Junior League directly impacts our community. Our outreach programs are designed to provide maximum benefit to our communities through our League volunteers, community partnerships and direct financial support.

Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a national book distribution program that is exclusively funded by the Junior League of Greater Lakeland. This program continues to distribute books to children with the greatest need in schools in the Lakeland area.

World of Reading

The World of Reading event is one the League’s signature programs that focuses on school readiness and family literacy. It’s hosted annually in April at Barnett Family Park and is a free public event featuring authors signing their books, crafts and lots of family friendly activities.


Ready To Read

Ready to Read is a JLGL initiative designed to support the literacy related needs of one school in the community each year. This school is selected based on the academic performance and economic need of the majority of the school’s students and the school’s improvement plan.


Upcoming Events

See what events are coming soon, all hosted by The Junior League of Greater Lakeland.

General Membership Meetings

The first Tuesday of each month, The Junior League of Greater Lakeland hosts a General Membership Meeting to update our members on community activities, League announcements and our community impact. These meetings are held at our Headquarters, The Junior League Sorosis Building on Lake Morton.

thruMar 082020

ProAm Tennis Tournament Weekend

Fri, TO Sun, Various
The 41st Annual ProAm! Happening the weekend of March 6-8, participate in one of the Junior…

World of Reading

Sat, 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM 730 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801

League Updates

Here's what's happening with The Junior League of Greater Lakeland.

In alignment with the theme of this year’s Christmas Parade, “The Joy of Giving,” the Junior League of Greater Lakeland invites you to participate in a donation drive during the month of December. The following new, unused items are needed for local elementary, middle, and high school children: Shoes (Everyday/tennis shoe size child 10 through […]

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland and the City of Lakeland are proud to host the 39th annual Lakeland Christmas Parade the evening of December 5, 2019. Each year, a Grand Marshal is selected to ride in the first car of the parade and lead the floats down the streets of Lakeland. This year, we […]

Pre-Order Your Thrift Sale Shirt and/or Tank TODAY! PRE-ORDERS CLOSE ON JULY 25TH.   Your order is not final until you pay online at: http://www.jlgl.org/product-category/jlgl-merchandise/ If you have any questions, please email President@JLGL.org. Thanks! Please fill out the form here to place your order: https://docs.google.com/forms/

Support The League

Donating to The Junior League of Greater Lakeland directly supports funding our mission. There are a variety of ways you can give back to help us make an impact in the communities we serve.

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