2013-2014 Junior League Projects

The Junior League of Des Moines has had a busy league year.  We've participated in many community events and fundraisers and paired with many other community groups.  We look forward to another successful year and thank our members and community partners for all their hard work.

Touch a Truck JLDM Fundraiser
United Way-Collection of basic personal items
Hawthorn Hill-Preparation of meals
ChildServe-Collection of family items and Bubble Ball Costume Design
WIC-Monetary donation during government shut-down
GirlStrong!-Chrysallis Walk
Trisha Trixie Designs-Fun & Fabulous Fashion Show
Kuddly Kiddos-Collection of winter items
Children & Families of Iowa-Breakfast with Santa
Orchard Place-Collectionof basic personal items
Lighthouse Home-Follies Event, donated and set up new home, Mother's Day Photo Shoot, monthly events
Mercy Hospital-Donation for Mercy Lactation Room
Blank Hospital-Donation of new books
Girls on the Run-Totally 80's Rad Run
Dress for Success-Fashion Show
Teens Against Human Trafficking-Provided volunteers for event
Human Trafficking Community Forum-Hosted by JLDM

Looking forward to 2014-2015 Partnerships and Projects


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







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Follies Success

Thank you to everyone in the Des Moines community and to our own league members for making the 2014 Capital City Celebrities Follies such a great success.









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!


Our next Prospective Member Social will be held in the fall.  Please contact June Owens at info@jldesmoines.org for additional information on becoming a Junior League member.

Our next New Member Class will be held September 3, 11 & 16 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Junior League Office located at 3811 Ingersoll Ave.

Click here for a New Member Application.