The Junior League of Wilmington, DE Headquarters

Built in the early 1770s, the historic Lea-Derickson House has served as the League’s headquarters for more than 40 years.

Our Members

The Junior League of Wilmington has made an impact in the community for 95 years.

More than 90 Years of History

Women making a difference in the Wilmington community since 1918. View full image

Heart of the Home® Kitchen Tour

Thanks for joining us on April 5, 2014 for this self-guided tour showcasing some of the area’s finest kitchens. Stay tuned for details about Kitchen Tour 2014.

Our Community Impact

The Junior League of Wilmington plays a major role in our community. We strive for maximum impact through the effective action of highly trained volunteers.

Whale of a Sale

Founded in 1980, the Junior League of Wilmington’s Whale of a Sale is known as "Delaware's Largest Garage Sale."

Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek.

Working in the Community

The Junior League of Wilmington is proud to be working with several local nonprofit organizations on the issue of children’s health and wellness.

Community Focus

The Junior League of Wilmington is focusing on children's health, wellness and well-being through its Hands-on Education About Lifestyles That are Healthy for You (HEALTHY) Hour program and other activities in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, elementary schools and community centers. More than 7,000 kids, parents and other caregivers have participated in HEALTHY Hour events since the program began in 2010.

Our Mission

We are 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. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

An Invitation to Join

The Junior League of Wilmington is actively seeking women of all races, religions and national origins who share in our commitment to volunteerism and improving our communities.

You are cordially invited to our Informational Open House Brunch:  Sunday, April 27 from1pm-3pm.  Please click here for the invitation and RSVP information.  We look forward to meeting you!

Interested women are encouraged to fill out a New Member Application. We also invite you to view our Lantern magazine.