The Junior League of Poughkeepsie has compiled some of our many accomplishments in one visual infographic.
By the Numbers:
- 100 Years in the Community
- 130+ Trained Volunteers
- $3,000+ Awarded in Grants Annually
- 1,000+ Gowns Donated
- Denim & Diamonds: Our annual Denim & Diamonds Gala honors two Women of the Year, and a local Organization of the Year.
- Operation Holiday Box: Collected toiletries, clothing, food, bags, and gift cards for distribution to agencies that are likely to come in contact with potential victims of human trafficking.
- Mother’s Day Dinner: This event brings together women from several area shelters to celebrate their role as caretaker and women. These women are often victims of domestic violence and are in transition.
- Girls’ Empowerment Day: A day of workshops giving local female students the opportunity to meet and interact with local professional women offering insight on how to become empowered woman
- Super Saturday: Our annual training day boasts local speakers who educate our volunteers on how to be their best self
- Cinderella’s Closet: This annual event helps high school students by providing more than 1000 prom dresses, in all sizes, at no cost!