90th Anniversary Gift
The League's 90th anniversary gift of $20,000 was awarded in the fall of 2014 to Mission Lexington. Mission Lexington is a community organization whose goal is to reduce poverty and improve the quality of Fayette County residents by offering free dental care, primary medical care, and mental health care to Lexington residents who could not afford it otherwise. The gift will be used to provide additional equipment needed to expand operational services to more patients in our community.
85th Anniversary Gift
During the fall of 2009 and in honor of our 85 years of service, the Junior League of Lexington awarded a $20,000 grant to the Chrysalis House. The funds will be used to purchase equipment, software, furniture, and supplies for the Chrysalis Computer Lab. The computer lab is an integral part of the Job Readiness Program, which assists unemployed women in recovery in becoming contributing members of the workforce. This lab is named the "The Junior League of Lexington Computer Lab."
80th Anniversary Gift
In honor of our 80 years of service, the Junior League of Lexington awarded a $20,000 grant to the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, Incorporated in 2004. This grant will be used to implement a new training program addressing the prevention and detection of sexual assault in nursing homes. This is the first training program of this kind in the nation and will be conducted at each of the 64 facilities served by the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass.
75th Anniversary Commemorative Donation
In 1999, the Junior League of Lexington Presented a special $75,000 donation to God's Pantry Food Bank for the renovation and construction of a much needed nutrition education kitchen.