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90 hours for 90 years volunteer-a-thon

The theme for the 2018-2019 League year is, “Celebrating Our Past - Inspiring Our Future” and as an organization we commemorated our 90th anniversary year by giving back to our community in a big way.  The Junior League of High Point’s 90 Hours for 90 Years Volunteer-a-thon was a service project designed to honor the League’s ninety year legacy of service to High Point with ninety consecutive hours of signature projects and partnerships to aid and assist our community.  Starting Thursday, November 8th and continuing through Monday, November 12th, members of the Junior League participated in service opportunities that aligned with and supported our mission to improve the health, education, and welfare of women and children. 

Our community partners included:  the American Red Cross, Cover the City Project, Girl Scouts of the PiedmontGoFarHabitat for Humanity, the High Point Museum, the High Point Public Library, High Point Theatre, High Point UniversityMontlieu Academy of Technology, Miss High Point PageantOpen Door Ministries, Project LinusSalvation Army, and the YWCA 

Taken as a whole, the Junior League of High Point’s 90 Hours for 90 Years Volunteer-a-thon will supported of a number of community programs and engaged not just the three hundred or so members of the Junior League, but countless others in our community.  Across the ninety hours, we provided 800 hours of service by Leaguers and our community partners.

Our key accomplishments include: 

  • 800 community service hours completed 
  • 2,000 meals packaged with Project Outreach
  • 215 baby-basics care packages assembled and delivered to the YWCA
  • Over 100 meals served to the homeless in our community with the Salvation Army's Center of Hope Family Shelter and Open Door Ministries' Father's Table 
  • 40 children's books recorded for a virtual story time for the High Point Public Library
  • 24 blankets made (675 square feet of warmth) for Cover the City Project and Project Linus
  • 22 pints of blood donated (up to 66 lives saved) to the American Red Cross
  • 2 Girl Scout badges earned by a local troop 
  • Countless people helped! 

THANK YOU TO OUR GOLD SPONSOR:


AND OUR SILVER SPONSORS:







THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US FOR 90 YEARS. WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE NEXT 90 YEARS!


CONTACT US

1103 North Main Street
High Point, NC 27262

info@jlhp.org
336.889.5479

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