Joining Junior League
of Des Moines

Please contact June Owens at for additional information on becoming a Junior League member.

Our next New Member Class will be held in Spring 2015.


Being a member of the JLDM offers you many exciting opportunities...

  • You will help improve the community significantly through effective action
  • Develop yourself and your leadership potential as a woman
  • Build friendships with a diverse group of current and emerging women leaders
  • Create leadership opportunities for yourself as a volunteer in the future
  • Promote the importance of volunteer service within Des Moines!


Click here for a New Member Application.


JLDM Community Involvement

Junior League of Des Moines is committed to making an impact in our community.  Click here to see a historical list of projects that we have participated in and organizations that we have partnered with.

Looking for Volunteers?

If your organization is looking for volunteers, please click here to learn more about our Done In A Day Projects. 


2014 Gift Mart
November 20-22 2014

Junior League of Des Moines would like to thank everyone who participated in the 26th Annual Gift Mart.  It was a wonderful success due to the support of our members, our vendors and the community for coming out and supporting us.


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Click here to see our Thrift Shop video
315 E. 6th Street, Des Moines, IA
(515) 246-8545

Mon  10–6           Tues 10-4:30
Wed 10-4:30       Thurs 10-7
Fri 10-6               Sat 10-6
Sun Closed

Click here for more info.

2014 Gift Mart

Junior League of Des Moines is so excited to present the 26th annual Gift Mart! 

Click here for all the important details for both vendors and shoppers. 

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Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 2013

In February 2013, Junior League of Des Moines was honored to be inducted in the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame. Thank you to Volunteer Iowa and to all JLDM members for your time and dedication to voluntarism.

2014 Follies! Fun

Junior League presented the 2014 Follies with lots of memorable acts, such as this one performed by our own members.

Gift Mart 2013!

The Junior League of Des Moines celebrated a successful Gift Mart and are already looking forward to next year! Pictured are (left to right): Debbie Parenza and Lauren Denison.

Miss Representation

Junior League of Des Moines hosted a special screening of the documentary Miss Representation.

Holiday Small Group Party Fun!

2014-2015 JLDM
Projects and Partners

JLDM members voted on the following projects to support during the 2014-2015 league year.  We look forward to working with these worthwhile organizations and supporting their efforts. 

     JLDM Signature Project-Touch a Truck
     Courage League Sports
     Chrysalis-Human Trafficking Awareness
                     & Prevention Project

     Teens Against Human Trafficking 
     50-50 in 2020
     Run DSM
     YMCA of Greater Des Moines-
                     Girls on the Run