Junior League of Northern Virginia Hosts 20th Annual The Enchanted Forest — A Holiday Extravaganza Virtual Event

MCLEAN, Virginia (October 26, 2020)—The Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV) announces The Enchanted Forest, its renowned annual fundraiser, will take place Nov. 21, 2020, virtually for members of the Northern Virginia community. The Enchanted Forest celebrates its 20th year and showcases a whimsical forest of theme-decorated holiday trees available for a silent auction, and enjoy… Read More

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month began Sept. 15 in the United States, and celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This observance began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson, and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988… Read More

Helping Northern Virginia Through a Pandemic

Recent data have highlighted both the personal and economic toll COVID-19 has taken on the United States, with deaths surpassing 150,000 and the gross domestic product (GDP) falling by a record 33%. In Northern Virginia, statistics from the Virginia Department of Health have noted a steady drop-off in cases since the region’s peak on May 31, but the coronavirus has… Read More

Celebrating Not Just Independence, But Equality, This July

This Fourth of July will likely be different than many Independence Day celebrations before it — not only because of COVID-19 protocols, but the growing dialogue around what it means to have independence in America, with consideration given to not just freedom, but also equality. On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the language of… Read More

Did You Know….June is National Hunger Awareness Month?

According to No Kid Hungry, one in seven children in the United States lives with hunger, and more than 11 million children in the United States live in “food insecure” homes. Food insecurity means “those families don’t have enough food for every family member to lead a healthy life.” That can translate to smaller-than-needed portions or… Read More

Junior League of Northern Virginia Welcomes 2020-21 Board of Directors

The Junior League of Northern Virginia’s (JLNV) 2020-21 board of directors officially transitioned June 1. Leading the board is Robin Joy Robinson, the JLNV’s 56th president. This year’s guiding theme is Navigating Our Journey — a timely subject as the JLNV navigates volunteer and fund development best practices in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More

Support the JLNV on Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

This Giving Tuesday join others in your community in giving back by supporting the Junior League of Northern Virginia’s efforts to combat childhood obesity, which affects 1 in 5 children in Northern Virginia. Our community initiatives are focused on empowering elementary-aged children in low-income communities to make healthy eating and active living a priority. Join us… Read More

JLNV Hosts Fourth Annual Junior League Virginia Summit

The Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV) hosted the fourth annual Junior League Virginia Summit on Saturday, Nov. 2. This year’s summit, Transformational Leadership: Inspire & Motivate, brought together nearly 100 women from 11 different leagues for a day of leadership development and training focused on helping Junior League members gain the skills and resources needed to… Read More

JLNV Supports Arcadia’s Annual Fall Funtacular

The Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV) is once again proud to support Arcadia’s annual Fall Funtacular on October 20. This event is a Sunday afternoon of old fashioned fun on Arcadia’s sustainable farm. The JLNV will host booths with interactive healthy living games, participate in cooking demonstrations for kids, and lead farm fun games… Read More