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Junior League of Boston Awards $20,000 in Community Grants

2016-2017 JL Boston Community Grant Awardees

“We’re honored to be able to provide funding to these nine organizations in order for them to continue their essential programming and service for our most vulnerable citizens.”

At the Junior League of Boston’s (JL Boston) year-end board meeting, the organization awarded grant funding totaling $20,000 to nine area non-profit community organizations through its Community Assistance Grants. JL Boston received over 70 applications requesting more than $175,000 in funding from Boston area non-profits with the common mission of improving the health and wellness of women and children in the Greater Boston area. Winning organizations were chosen based on their alignment with JL Boston’s own mission and vision of improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

”Since 1906 the Junior League of Boston has been collaborating with and supporting other local organizations to improve the lives of women and children,” said Pamela Lynch, JL Boston President. “We’re honored to be able to provide funding to these nine organizations in order for them to continue their essential programming and service for our most vulnerable citizens.”

The Community Assistance Grant awardees follow:

Community Servings: $2,500.00

Mission: To help individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses maintain their health and dignity and preserve the integrity of their families through free, made-from-scratch, home-delivered meals, nutrition education, and other community programs.

Funding Purpose: To provide 1,000 medically tailored meals to 550 low-income women, their dependent children and caregivers living in Boston who are affected by…

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