The Junior League of Philadelphia, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The Junior League of Philadelphia, Inc., in partnership with Lankenau Medical Center, will host the third annual Empowering You Health Fair on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Lankenau Hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event Is free and open to the public.
Attendees can participate in health screenings, including blood pressure, Dexascan, glucose, cholesterol, and BMI checks. Staff from Lankenau Medical Center and the medical community will provide interactive lectures on topics such as stress management, heart health, healthy living, and diet and nutrition. Dynamic presenters will provide information on healthy living and preventative care and offer opportunities to try out fun ways to get in shape. Cooking demonstrations, free giveaways, and fun activities for kids will be available. Click here for more information.
The Thrift Shop has reopened following renovations. Please stay tuned for a grand reopening with plenty of exciting spring merchandise!
The JLP Thrift Shop is the leading thrift shop on Philadelphia's Main Line. The Shop is full of gently used merchandise including designer clothing, jewelry, furniture, household items, toys, and books. Proceeds from the Shop benefit the JLP's community projects.
The Shop is located at 25 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore, PA 19003, just a short walk from the Ardmore SEPTA station. Metered parking is available in the rear of the building accessed from Lancaster Avenue next to McDonalds.
The Thrift Shop was named best thrift shop by Main Line Today (2004, 2010, 2013), Main Line Life(2005, 2006, 2007, 2008), and The Philadelphia Inquirer (June 2005).
The Junior League of Philadelphia (JLP) is thrilled to announce that the SHARE Food Program of Philadelphia is our newest community partner. The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism. In partnership with the SHARE, the JLP will work to distribute food to and educate Philadelphians about growing and using fresh produce, and nutrition and. The JLP and SHARE will also collaborate to raise awareness related to healthy living and the distribution of local produce.
On March 7 and 8, 2015, The Junior League of Philadelphia, Inc. hosted our fourth annual American Girl Fashion Show® at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The fashion shows were held on Saturday, March 7 at 11 am and 2 pm and on Sunday, March 8 at 11 am.
Approximately 200 models from the local community presented the fashions. Lively commentary, music, and decorations created a memorable experience for girls and their families. The event included a plated lunch, dessert, party favors, a raffle, and door prizes.
Funds raised through the American Girl Fashion Show® benefit the Junior League of Philadelphia’s Apple-a-Day Healthy Living Initiative™.