Backpack Buddies provides weekly food bags to students in Rockford Public Schools to help fill the gap from Friday-Monday when access to food may be limited. The Junior League of Rockford has distributed 6,629 food bags to approx. 130-140 students at Beyer, King, McIntosh, Lewis Lemon and Ellis Arts Academy in the last 3 years.Learn More
The Junior League of Rockford, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Make plans to attend JLR’s annual Friendsgiving social and help put together care packages for Remedies.
Our membership includes business owners, working mothers, professional women, and stay-at-home moms from diverse backgrounds. We come from all over the Rockford area to work together to build a better community.