The Junior League of Duluth (JLD) funds and supports initiatives that complement its mission and vision, and address community need by focusing on our membership-selected impact area: food insecurity.
In April 2019, the Junior League of Duluth granted $33,420 to support the work of other nonprofits in the Twin Ports:
$3,500 for the gardening program at the Steve O’Neil Apartments
Duluth Community School Collaborative
$3,500 for gardening programs and health-related activities in the Duluth Public Schools
$1,500 for the Meals in A Bag Program and the Farm Food CSA
Community Action Duluth/Seeds of Success
$4,000 for the Seeds of Success program to increase access to healthy, locally grown or produced food by continuing to operate farmers markets and by offering youth free fruit and/or vegetables through the Power of Produce (PoP) Club.
Center Changing Lives
$4,920 to purchase Ruby’s Pantry shares and supplemental groceries for youth who have been homeless.
Armory Arts & Music Center
The Boys & Girls Club of the Northland
$2,000 for the 2019 Healthy Meals Program
$3,000 for food served at the Community Kitchen
$5,000 to purchase a sanitizer
Duluth Area Family YMCA
$2,500 to support the weekend backpack program at the Harbor Heights Community Center