Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County Gives Grant to SAFFT

The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County approved a $2,500 “Done in a Day” project grant to SAFFT. SAFFT provides opportunities for biological families to visit with children in foster care and the program works to reunite families. The project grant provided furniture for four kitchen prep stations, a kitchen table and decor. Some of our… Read More

Healthy Habits Expo teaches kids about nutrition

Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County sponsored event By Alexander Popp apopp@gainesvilletimes.com Article taken from gainesvilletimes.com Anyone who has raised or spent any extended length of time with children knows firsthand how difficult it can be to get them to do the activities and eat the foods necessary for a healthy life. In most cases these… Read More

Junior League’s Little Black Dress initiative raises thousands for charity

By Kristen Oliver koliver@gainesvilletimes.com Article From GainesvilleTimes.com Nearly 40 people in Gainesville this week donned the same black outfit every single day. By Friday, their little black dresses may have been dirty or worn, but the effort raised more than $8,000 for families in need. The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County’s inaugural Little Black Dress… Read More

Junior League awards $75,000 in grant funding to local nonprofits

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County has awarded its Signature Grant to two deserving local nonprofit organizations. Members voted to award $43,347 to the Edmondson-Telford Center for forensic equipment and a medical exam room upgrade. The remaining $31,653 was awarded to Family Promise for renovation of affordable home for transitional housing. Annually,… Read More

Child center grant will help gather evidence, officials say

Edmondson-Telford Center to get more than $43,000 for new equipment By Nick Watson nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com Article from GainesvilleTimes.com When a jury heads back to deliberate, the interview of a child abuse victim can often make or break the case. “A few minutes in a forensic interview can be the difference between an acquittal and a conviction,”… Read More

Little Black Dress Initiative to raise awareness of poverty

Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County partnering with Habitat for Humanity By Kristen Oliver, Gainesville Times koliver@gainesvilletimes.com It’s considered a closet staple. Pick up any fashion magazine, and it likely has a page telling women they need a little black dress. But there are women across the planet, across the state and throughout Gainesville who are… Read More

Sartain crowned Belle of the Ball

  Congratulations to our 2015 Belle of the Ball, Susanna Sartain, sponsored by the Gainesville Jaycees. This year’s event was a huge success, and together, the Belles raised over $135,000. Thank you to everyone who came and supported our 64th Annual Charity Ball, helping us raise funds to support our local organizations. ‪ To read article… Read More

Belles of ball to raise funds for charity at annual event

Gainesville-Hall County Junior League Charity Ball is Dec. 12 Article posted on GainesvilleTimes.com POSTED: December 8, 2015 12:00 p.m. The Gainesville/Hall County Junior League members will get dressed to the nines to raise money at its annual charity ball in Gainesville. The 64th annual Charity Ball will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the… Read More

2015 Charity Ball Belle Candidates

We are proud to introduce our six belle candidates, who are all outstanding young ladies dedicated to furthering the mission of the Junior League to make the community a better place for women and children.