Current Projects

The Junior League of Miami focuses on making a significant impact within the areas of homelessness, family violence, child and women’s health, early childhood education and foster care. By choosing to donate, you are taking an active role in our efforts unite and build a better community for the Miami-Dade area.

 

 

PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

PACE Center for Girls, Inc., known as Pace Miami, is an innovative prevention and intervention program that addresses the needs of girls from the ages of 11 to 17 who have suffered trauma and as a result are doing poorly in school or at risk of becoming involved in the Juvenile Justice system. Junior League of Miami partners with Pace Miami by providing monthly activities that help build self-esteem, improve academics, and empower participants to have a successful future.

Casa Valentina

Casa Valentina is a residential facility providing at-risk and former foster care youth with safe, affordable housing, life skills and continued support so that they have the foundation and capacity to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. Junior League of Miami partners with Casa Valentina by providing monthly activities that teach residents life skills.

Opportunity Knocks

A committee purely devoted to helping “lift” our families of ITN and ITS out of transitional housing and into their new apartments.  Opportunity Knocks assesses the moving needs of the families by working closely with ITN and ITS leadership. The committee accepts furniture and household donations from our membership and greater community and then arranges transportation for each move.  This project is unique a unique “opportunity” to be a part of a family’s final step toward independence and a brighter future.

Inn Transition North & Inn Transition South

Inn Transition is a creative and vital answer to transitional housing for victims of domestic violence and their children by providing housing, counseling, and child-care for families in need.

Therapy Dogs

The Junior League works with libraries throughout Miami-Dade to bring certified therapy dog teams to help children connect with books and develop a love of reading.

Done In A Day

Done in a Day is a signature Junior League community project that assists local organizations with short-term events within the League’s focus areas.