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.
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
Join us in April, 2018 for this self-guided Tour showcasing dream kitchens and delicious food.
Women's Leadership summit
Coming in March! A one-day comprehensive leadership development opportunity for women seeking to fine-tune their leadership skills.
Whale of a Sale
Coming November 2016! Founded in 1980, the Junior League of Wilmington’s Whale of a Sale is known as "Delaware's Largest Garage Sale."
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 bettering the lives of girls 12-18.
The Junior League of Wilmington is focused on improving the lives of girls age 12-18 in Greater Wilmington. The League will be making improvements to facilities at the Delaware Adolescent Program which affords pregnant teenagers a means by which to continue their education and receive pre-natal care; we will be conducting life skill workshops at Bayard House, a residential program serving homeless or transitional pregnant minors; and we are developing a mentoring program for granddaughters of the families served by the Wilmington Senior Center. We also assisted with the passage of Erin's Law in Delaware. In June 2016, The First State became the 28th state to pass Erin’s Law which requires that all public schools in each state implement a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program (click here for details about this potential legislation).
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.
CoMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
The Junior League welcomes all women who value our mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.
JOIN THE JUNIOR LEAGUE
The Junior League of Wilmington is actively seeking women of all races, religions and national origins who share its commitments to community improvement and personal development. Our next Provisional Class begins in September.
If you would like to join, please fill out a New Member Application. We look forward to meeting you!
UPCOMING EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
Delaware Designer Showhouse
20+ Designers - 4 Weekends
5 Great Causes
One Inspiring Renovation
Click here to learn more about the Showhouse
or click here for Sponsorship information!
2016 Whale of A Sale
Saturday, November 12, 2016!
Locaton TBD - Check back for more
updates coming soon!
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