Photo: FBJSL 2020 graduating provisional class
Women’s organization provides opportunity for community service and fellowship
The Fort Bend Junior Service League http://www.fbjsl.org today announced the opening of its annual recruitment drive for the 2020-2021 league year. The organization is seeking women 21 and older interested in community service, fellowship and philanthropy. The League is best known for its Sugar Plum Market event which has raised over $4.5 million dollars that has been distributed to Fort Bend County charities.
How To Join: Access the Membership Application. FBJSL will also be hosting multiple virtual recruitment events over the summer where potential new members can learn more about the League. Information regarding attending these events is available at www.fbjsl.org or on the FBJSL Facebook Page.
“This year, amidst a pandemic of historic proportions, it is critical that we, as the Fort Bend Junior Service League. increase our community support.” says Director of New Members Jessica Gregory. “Hard work, generosity and the spirit of volunteerism are needed now, more than ever, as we navigate these unprecedented circumstances and the uncharted waters ahead.”
The FBJSL partners with Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship, Gigi’s Play House Sugar Land, Lunches of Love and Child Advocates of Fort Bend as core volunteer placements. FBJSL also volunteers at events hosted by Parks Youth Ranch, The Literacy Council, Fort Bend Rainbow Room, Houston Museum of Natural Science Sugar Land and Hope for 3.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the Fort Bend County community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable as well as providing an atmosphere of friendliness, goodwill and camaraderie for all members.
Proceeds from various events and fundraisers have made it possible for FBJSL to donate more than $4.5 million to non-profit agencies in the Fort Bend community since its inception in 2001.