Junior League of Cleveland Donates $20,000 to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank

For Immediate Release | March 31, 2020

 

Cleveland, Ohio – The Junior League of Cleveland is proud to announce that a gift of $20,000 has been made to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to support children, families, seniors, and community members throughout Northeast Ohio. This gift seeks to address the immediate needs of the community, by providing 80,000 meals for Greater Cleveland friends and neighbors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are extremely excited to give to such a worthy local organization in such uncertain times,” states, Danielle Sobel, President of the Junior League of Cleveland. “Our gift to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank not only motivates us as individuals but adheres to our Mission of improving the lives of women and children in the Greater Cleveland community.”

The Junior League of Cleveland has been a cornerstone of the non-profit world since its founding in 1912 and is committed and focused on spending the future building a better Cleveland.


About the Junior League of Cleveland

The Junior League of Cleveland is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable

The Junior League of Cleveland welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

To learn about future events or become a member, please visit www.jlcleveland.org.

The Junior League of Cleveland is a 501(c) (3) organization and a member of The Association of Junior Leagues International.

 

Media Contact

Danielle Sobel | President, Junior League of Cleveland | president@jlcleveland.org

 

Junior League of Cleveland Week of Caring: April 5 – April 9, 2020

The Junior League of Cleveland community joined together virtually from Sunday, April 5 through Thursday, April 9, 2020 for a Week of Caring. Members participated in various virtual activities to show support for each other and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Week of Caring reminded members that even though we’re all social distancing, we’re not alone,” said Danielle Sobel, President of the Junior League of Cleveland. “Our JLC family was able to come together to celebrate connectivity, appreciation, and mindfulness.”

Week of Caring virtual activities and themes included:

Sunday, April 5 – Self-Care Sunday: Members were encouraged to prioritize self-care and their well-being to better serve others and the community. 

Monday, April 6 – Mindful Monday: Members were encouraged to be mindful about how they’re spreading love and kindness throughout Cleveland.  
Tuesday, April 7 – In This Together Tuesday: Members were encouraged to celebrate the Junior League of Cleveland community by sharing their JLC spirit on social media. 
  • Fitness class with JLC Member Chasity B.
  • Mask Making Demonstration with JLC Member Gwen G.
Wednesday, April 8 – Reach Out Wednesday: Members were encouraged to reach out to each other via a phone call, email or letter. 
  • Member engagement evening social
Thursday, April 9 – Thankful Thursday: Members were encouraged to share all that they’re thankful for.