$33,420 granted to Twin Ports non-profits!

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

Life House

$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.


 $2,500 to provide nutritious foods and snacks to clients.

Center Changing Lives

$4,920 to purchase Ruby’s Pantry shares and supplemental groceries for youth who have been homeless.

Armory Arts & Music Center

$1000 for snacks, rent, and instructors’ wages.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Northland

$2,000 for the 2019 Healthy Meals Program

Damiano Center

$3,000 for food served at the Community Kitchen

Safe Haven

$5,000 to purchase a sanitizer

Duluth Area Family YMCA

$2,500 to support the weekend backpack program at the Harbor Heights Community Center