The organization is the fifth-largest Junior League in the world and has more than 2,500 members. Its mission is to promote volunteerism and develop women into leaders and trained volunteers, according to a news release.
Located at 5330 Bluffstone Lane, Austin near Loop 360, the organization's new Community Impact Center will allow members to have space for volunteer work through its programs that include Coats for Kids, Food In Tummies and Kids in Cool Shoes. Community members are also able to rent the facility for events, according to a news release.
The Junior League of Austin also celebrates its 85th year in 2019. The organization previously was located at 5416 Parkcrest Drive, Ste. 100, Austin, near RM 2222 and MoPac. 512-467-8982. www.jlaustin.org