Junior League of Amarillo: Making an Impact Beyond Borders

On September 14th and 15th, the Junior League of Amarillo embarked on a mission to “Find the Good” at Kendra Scott, nestled within the bustling halls of Westgate Mall. The purpose? To offer the community a unique opportunity to shop with a purpose while simultaneously giving back to their beloved community. During this two-day extravaganza, […]

JLA Members Step Up: A Footwear Frenzy for a Great Cause

In the heart of Amarillo, amidst the September General Membership Meeting (GMM) of the Junior League of Amarillo (JLA), a heartwarming initiative took shape. JLA members rallied to donate 12 pairs of shoes to the Mission Amarillo Shoe Closet. JLA members were invited to contribute either new or gently worn shoes during the GMM, illustrating […]

Homecoming Mums with Amarillo Children’s Home

On Sunday, September 10, the Junior League of Amarillo participated in the annual Mum Making for Homecoming with Amarillo Children’s Home. JLA’s longstanding relationship with ACH is linked by a common thread to create generational change and provide experiences for children, who for a variety of reasons need a supportive place to live.  Mum making […]

Book Club – Spring Updates

We are still reading along and going strong with the JLA Book Club! Our April event will be on the 25th at Shelton-Houghton House, hosted by Brande Bigham featuringThe Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Members had a lot to say at the January Book Club meetup, discussing The Golden Couple: Summer Roberson- “I love the book […]

Making an Impact through the Brown Bags Project

The handles on a brown paper bag may not withstand a lot of weight. However, members of Junior League of Amarillo keep this holiday tradition strong! For December 2022, the Junior League supported Amarillo Angels, P.E.T.S. of Amarillo, theParc, and One in Four. Each year, the Junior League of Amarillo Board of Directors selects four […]


Storybridge is one of our community placements for the 2022-2023 year. Our volunteers played an integral role in the Storybridge Live event held at Hodgetown. Full of characters that kids love and inspiring their creativity in a safe place, parents were happy to be there as well. Anna Ortega, one of the Storybridge placement coordinators, […]

Best of Texas 2022 Review

This year’s Best of Texas fundraising event featured Easton Corbin and Roger Creager, with a VIP Dinner hosted by Pat Green & Lindsey Lane. Funds raised through the event go toward JLA’s annual community grants given to local nonprofits. This year’s BOT was new, bigger, and better. Our new partnership with Starlight Ranch provided a […]

Homecoming Mum-Making with Amarillo Children’s Home 2022

The Amarillo Children’s Home has provided a home, security, and acceptance for displaced children since 1924. When children in the Amarillo area need a supportive place to live, the outstanding members of ACH go above and beyond to provide care for each child. One of the many activities they organize is Mum-Making for the Tascosa […]

A Rainbow of Color for Colorful Closets

This fall, at the October parallel general membership meetings, Junior League of Amarillo members donated clothes for Colorful Closets, with 49 members participating. The mission of Colorful Closets is to collect, organize and distribute clothing for children and adolescents throughout the Amarillo, Bushland, and Canyon areas. They aim to meet the needs of those in […]

Little League Library Unveiled

On September 21, 2022 we unveiled our very own Little League Library! Our Members filled the shelves with cherished children’s books (picture books to middle school). We are so appreciative of the ladies that poured their hearts into this project! If you look very closely, you can see the little library has been painted to […]