For 35 years, Junior League of Gwinnett & North Fulton Counties have been making a difference in the community! The Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties (JLGNF) began as The Chattahoochee Junior Service League (CJSL) in spring of 1986 by a small group of women who were interested in forming a volunteer-oriented organization to serve the Gwinnett and North Fulton county area. From outset, the goal was to affiliate with Associations of Junior Leagues International (AJLI). Affiliation with AJLI was completed in July 1991 and CJSL became the Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties (JLGNF).
In the 35 years since being founded, JLGNF has impacted the local geographic areas of Gwinnett, North Fulton and South Forsyth Counties by:
- Contributing countless volunteer hours and enhanced the lives of thousands of members of the community
- Providing Members with training and educational opportunities for personal growth and leadership development, community involvement, and relationship building
- Advocating, creating awareness, providing education and action on issues affecting women, children and vulnerable populations throughout our state
- Focusing on the issues of children at risk, girls' empowerment, homelessness, and poverty
- Collectively made concentrated supporting Civic Leadership, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and more
- Implementing programs like Strong Girls Bright Futures, Educational Mini-Grants, Fairhaven Inn, Kids In the Kitchen, Little Black Dress Initiative, Period Pantry, Project Self-Esteem, and more.
- Collaborating with numerous community partners, including Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Foster Care Foundation, Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta, Girls on the Run North Georgia, Girls Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Girl Talk, Head Start, Jesse's House, Junior Achievement of Georgia, Partnership Against Domestic Violence, MUST Ministries, Norcross Cooperative Ministries, Rainbow Village, and Sheltering Arms, and STAR House
JLGNF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. With your support, JLGNF can continue providing both financial support and trained volunteers to promote girls' empowerment in our community.