When you think about the word – library – you may think books, wood shelving, computers, librarians, but dogs? Yes, dogs. Dogs are now part of the library’s image and these furry four-legged pets have created a ton of goodwill and a passion for reading for children who have difficulty reading out loud in public.
JLM is collecting supplies to assist Our Kids with the foster children from the Keys and displaced Miami foster children in shelters. We just spoke to Our Kids and they desperately need formula, diapers and children’s clothing. They are caring for 100 displaced babies. Donations can be dropped off at JLM HQ or purchased on amazon here: http://a.co/duAXyK0
Done in a Day is a signature JLM community project that assists local organizations with short-term events within the League’s focus areas. These projects and events can be accomplished in one day.
Inn Transition is a creative and vital answer to transitional housing for victims of domestic violence and their children. In a partnership created with Miami-Dade County, these apartment facilities provides housing, counseling, and child-care for a period of three to 24 months for families. The facility needs our help to continue to provide a safe living environment for shelter residents.