NYJL’s new interactive timeline

To celebrate the New York Junior League’s nearly 115 years of community work, we’ve put together an interactive timeline that highlights the dedication of NYJL volunteers. In 1901, our founder Mary Harriman was moved by the deprivation she saw in New York City, and she did something about it. She encouraged 80 young women to […]

NYJL recognizes our 2016 Outstanding Volunteers and Sustainers

Please join us in congratulating our 2016 Outstanding Sustainers and Outstanding Volunteers! Our honorees were announced at a reception on November 13 at the Astor House. These remarkable women exemplify the highest qualities of leadership, commitment to volunteerism and the excellent service to the New York City community. The awards represent the highest honor that […]

Celebrating Mary Harriman and the NYJL!

There’s something about Mary—Mary Harriman, that is—and this year the National Women’s Hall of Fame, the nation’s oldest organization dedicated to celebrating the achievements of great American women will induct the Junior League’s founder into its hall of fame. The induction will take place October 2 to 4 in Seneca Falls, home of the National […]

NYJL kicks off 2015-2016 volunteer year

The New York Junior League’s 2015-2016 volunteer year is underway after a very successful 2014-2015 year. As a group, NYJL volunteers gave a record-breaking $143,446 toward the Annual Fund and more than 260,000 hours to the organization and community during the 2014-2015 volunteer year! Three committees were recognized as Committees of the Year at the […]