Who We Are


Founded in 1930, the Junior League of Rockford, Inc. is an organization of women whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

From all generations, all walks of life, we are bound by a single goal: to help alleviate poverty for women and children in the Rockford area.


The Junior League of Rockford, Inc. reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. Each member brings a unique perspective to our organization and enriches our League. We have a diverse group of over 186 women, including active members and sustainers, who give their time to further JLR’s projects and mission.

Here is a snapshot of our active members:

  • Are all ages and from diverse backgrounds
  • Are business owners, working mothers, professional women, and stay-at-home moms
  • Serve on numerous boards and committees throughout our community