Little Black Dress Initiative Information Kick Off Event

Friday, February 1, 2019

Come to Tap&Bottle Downtown Feb 1st from 5-7 pm for the Kick off for LBDI.

Come to Tap & Bottle Downtown Feb 1 from 5-7 pm for the Kick off for LBDI. Any Purchase at Tap & Bottle that night a percentage goes towards LBDI. The Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) will raise awareness of poverty in southern Arizona. Each participant wears one black dress for five days for a week in February, […]

The Little Black Dress Initiative 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019 - Friday, February 22, 2019

You can help the Junior League of Tucson by wearing black with us this February 18-22

The Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) will raise awareness of poverty in southern Arizona. Each participant wears one black dress/outfit for five days for a week in February, to illustrate the effects poverty can have on access to resources, confidence, and opportunities. Wearing the same dress/outfit for 5 days is meant to represent the lack of choice […]

Kids in the Kitchen- Community Partnerships

The Junior League of Tucson, Inc. just wanted to give a shout out to our community partner Libraries, Ltd. for donating 50 children’s books to our Kids in The Kitchen booth event at Children’s Museum Tucson Love of Literacy Event on September 22, 2018. To learn more about Libraries, LTD. please visit: www.librariesltdaz.org

Kids in the Kitchen – Tully Elementary

Kids in the Kitchen is a Junior League community initiative that engages kids and parents in the preparation of healthy meals, and to provide education on nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices. February 2018, we returned to Tully Elementary Magnet School. Our volunteer members spent the evening with more than 20 kids and their families. We shared dinner, […]

The Little Black Dress Initiative 2018

THANK YOU! Through The Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) our community tackled tough conversations about poverty in southern Arizona and raised nearly $4,000 to support JLT and struggling youth in our community. #TheLBDI #juniorleagueoftucson

DIAD – HopeFest 2017

Year after year, members of The Junior League of Tucson have returned to as volunteers to help staff the event. Our members helped in the hygiene area, packing bags with personal hygiene products and diapers. [Click the title to read more.]

DIAD: In the Garden

Recently, members of The Junior League of Tucson volunteered in support of the School Garden at Davis Elementary, a bilingual K-5 school in Tucson’s Barrio Anita. Our members spent our time at this Done in A Day event talking with parents and children, cleaning out chicken coops (!!), weeding the garden, chopping wood, and picking […]

Kids in the Kitchen – Lawrence School

Our first event for the 2016-2017 school year was held at Anna Lawrence Intermediate School with a goal of spreading awareness about the effect of nutrition and physical fitness on children’s education. [Click title to read more.]

Take Action Against Hunger

Did you know that September is national Hunger Action Month? Hunger affects 48 million Americans, including 15 million children. When your stomach is empty children don’t have the energy to focus and learn, grow and succeed in school. So, How Can You Help? [Click on the title to read the full story.]