Press Room

2016

June 7, 2016

Junior League of Saint Paul Announces New Grant Program Benefiting Local Nonprofits

The Junior League of Saint Paul announced today a new grant program that will benefit local nonprofits that work to alleviate food insecurity. Junior League of Saint Paul will begin accepting applications from qualified 501(c) (3) organizations between June 1 and September 1, 2016 and will notify awardees in October, with funds being awarded on or around November 8, 2016.

2013

September 5, 2013

JLSP TEAMS UP WITH FARRELL’S EXTREME BODYSHAPING FOR FOOD DRIVE

Local business Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping is teaming up with Junior League of Saint Paul to help provide desperately needed food to children in need.  From Sept 2nd to Sept 13th, you can drop off your donation at the Farrell's White Bear Lake location at 1210 County Road J, Suite 104 in the White Bear Township Theatre Shoppes. With 1 in 5 families struggling to put food on the table, your support could not come at a more crucial time.

September 5, 2013

JLSP BRINGS TOUCH A TRUCK TO WEST ST PAUL

The Junior League of Saint Paul is hosting a community event to raise funds to support our mission areas including childhood nutrition and leadership and volunteer training. This event, Touch a Truck, will be Saturday, September 21 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in West Saint Paul in the Signal Hills Mall parking lot, located at 1201 South Robert Street. Hundreds of children and their families will attend to get hands on experience with dozens of vehicles and for a fun, family-centered community event.

2012

September 19, 2012

The 63 Year Legacy of Junior League’s Next To New Sale Continues on September 29th.
The Junior League of Saint Paul’s annual Next To New Sale is moving to a new location at the West Saint Paul Armory, 1346 South Robert Street West Saint Paul, MN 55118. The one day sale begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, September 29, 2012 and concludes at 4:00 pm. Popular items include clothing (adult, children, and baby), toys, household items, books, sporting goods, and fine antiques - all at a fraction of the retail price. Proceeds from the sale support community projects of The Junior League of Saint Paul (JLSP).

August 31, 2012

Backpack Buddies helps more kids look forward to weekends PDF Document
Most school kids anxiously await the Friday dismissal bell, signaling the beginning of the weekend. But for many, instead of two days of fun the bell signals two days without enough to eat. MinnPost shares how Junior League of Saint Paul and Minneapolis are helping to bridge the gap. Click here to read article online.

August 31, 2012

Junior League of Saint Paul Announces New President, incoming Board
Junior League of Saint Paul is pleased to announce the installation of its new President, Beth Nault Schatz, and the 2012-2013 Board of Directors. As the Junior League of Saint Paul now enters its 95th year as one of the city’s premier volunteer organizations, Schatz and the incoming Board’s lengthy non-profit experience will be critical in continuing to serve as community leaders and change agents.

May 29, 2012

Talking About Hunger with the Junior League of Saint Paul's Beth Schatz PDF Document
Alexcia Jellum, New Media Producer with the Revolution Hunger Campaign interviewed Beth Schatz, incoming President of the Junior League of St. Paul about hunger in Minnesota, what young people can do to fight hunger, and inspiration. http://www.startribune.com/local/yourvoices/155563195.html

April 18, 2012

Junior League of Saint Paul to Host Inaugural Touch A Truck Event
The Junior League of Saint Paul (JLSP) presents its first-ever Touch A Truck event where kids and kids at heart can "Climb, Learn, Discover" on Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm at Roseville Area High School. Everyone is invited to explore their favorite big vehicles and meet the people who operate them. Free admission. More information, including how to become a vendor or sponsor, at http://www.jlsp.org/touchatruck.

January 25, 2012

The Junior League of Saint Paul Announces Fifth Annual Blue Jeans and Bling!
Junior League of Saint Paul hosts its fifth annual Blue Jeans and Bling! event – an evening of denim and diamonds, food and music – at Saint Paul’s timeless landmark the James J. Hill Reference Library on Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Tickets available for purchase at www.jlsp.org/bling. Proceeds support the Junior League of Saint Paul in their work as one of the city’s premier volunteer organizations.

2011

September 21, 2011

The Junior League of Saint Paul hosts 62nd Annual Next To New Sale
The Next To New Sale will take place on Saturday, October 1 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Dairy Building on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. This fundraiser benefits the Junior League of Saint Paul's costs and impact area, "Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds."

January 28, 2011

The Junior League of Saint Paul Announces Fourth Annual Blue Jeans and Bling 
Blue Jeans and Bling will take place on Friday, February 25th beginning at 7:30 pm at the University Club of Saint Paul. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Junior League of Saint Paul’s efforts to improve the Saint Paul community. 

2010

May 3, 2010

New Homework Room Inspired By Students’ Dreams is Unveiled at Dayton’s Bluff Rec Center
The Junior League of Saint Paul transforms the homework room at Dayton’s Bluff Recreation Center with inspiration from the children at the Center.  Join JLSP, rec center employees and Saint Paul Major Chris Coleman for the “big reveal” Monday, May 3.

February 5, 2010

The Junior League of Saint Paul Announces Third Annual Blue Jeans and Bling
Blue Jeans and Bling will take place on Saturday, February 27th beginning at 7:00 pm at the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Junior League of Saint Paul’s efforts to improve the Saint Paul community. 

January 4, 2010

JLSP Goes Extreme, Again!
For the second time in 3 years, the Junior League of Saint Paul is honored to support a local episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (EMHE), which will be televised this Sunday, January 3rd at 7:00 p.m..

2009

October 6, 2009

Junior League Hits Primetime!
The Junior League of Saint Paul participates in an episode of the ABC Television Network’s hit show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for the second time by providing a staff of volunteers and donating new games and educational materials for Sandy Morris’ daycare.

June 19, 2009

Junior League of Saint Paul Holds 60 Annual Next-to-New Sale
The Junior League of Saint Paul will host the 60th annual Next-to-New Sale on October 3, 2009 with proceeds supporting projects aimed at preventing child abuse.

2007

November 1, 2007

SFM Donates to the Junior League of Saint Paul
SFM's donates $2,500 to the 'Building Bonds through Reading and Play community initiative which helps educate caregivers on the benefits building strong bonds with children.

October 5, 2007

The Junior League of Saint Paul Wins Prestigious Award
Minnesota Council of Non-Profits Awards the Junior League of Saint Paul its Top Prize for Non-Profit Excellence.

August 21, 2007

Junior League Hits Primetime!
The Junior League of Saint Paul participates in an episode of the ABC Television Network’s hit show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition by providing a staff of volunteers and working with the show designers to create a welcome space for the Swenson Lee family.