2014 Fall House Tour Recap

On October 25, the NYJL Home Design committee had the pleasure of hosting over 450 guests for the 20th Annual Fall House Tour. The festivities kicked off with a celebration at Brooks Brothers, the NYJL’s newest corporate sponsor, on October 24 where guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and refreshments while shopping and trying their hand at […]

Adult Education & Mentoring

NYJL Senior Friends committee volunteers provide companionship and activities for seniors at Jewish Home Lifecare. Adult Education & Mentoring is one of the New York Junior League’s four key community areas. NYJL committees within Adult Education & Mentoring make a difference in the lives of at-risk adults in the New York City community by providing […]

Get to Know the NYJL

The New York Junior League embraces our founder, Mary Harriman’s, pioneering spirit, strong sense of social responsibility, and ability to motivate others to share their talents through effective volunteer action. Mobilizing the energy and enthusiasm of trained volunteers, the NYJL relentlessly focuses on improving the health and well-being of women and children in NYC. Hear […]

Happy birthday Mary Harriman

On what would have been her 133rd birthday, the NYJL wishes Mary Harriman, our founder, a happy birthday. At the age of 19, Mary was moved by the deprivation she saw in New York City and encouraged 80 young women to volunteer in the settlement houses on the Lower East Side. In 1901, Mary formed […]