Greater Florence Habitat for Humanity
The Junior League of Florence has chosen the Habitat for Humanity as its signature project this year. JLF hosted the Home for the Holidays 5k/10k on Satruday, December 7th. The Greater Florence Habitat for Humanity is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build decent, affordable housing. The houses are then sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.
Junior League of Florence Boosts Boys and Girls Club 'Be Healthy' Program
WBTW Treats for Special Kids
This event was sponsored by The Junior League of Florence along with many other Florence organizations and businesses. It was held at the Florence Civic Center on Wednesday, October 23rd. It was a great way for children with physical and mental disabilities from across the Eastern Carolinas to interact with one another in a nurturing environment. Children had an opportunity to collect treats barrier-free, while meeting some of their favorite literary characters and learning about various safety issues. Treats werer distributed by area businesses and organizations. . All of the festivities are absolutely FREE.BTW Treats for Kids
Community Impact Drop-Offs
Our organization collects numerous items such as: school supplies and kitchen supplies (gently used or new kitchen supplies) for the Boys and Girls Club, diapers, wipes, feeding items for Lighthouse Ministries and A Choice 2Make, canned goods for Harvest Hope Food Bank, household items for The Naomi Project, gently used clothing and non-perishable foods for The Manna House, Easter egg hunt supplies for The CARE HOUSE, Cookies and Cocoa for The Durante Children's Center and toys for Toys for Tots.
Run for the Kids 5K
Pee Dee Heart Ball
Pee Dee Heart Walk
Durante Children's Center-Cookies and Cocoa
On Friday, December 20th, The Junior League of Florence sponsored a wonderful event at the Durant Children's Center, "Cookies and Cocoa with Santa." The children had their picture taken with Santa and enjoyed some cookies and hot cocoa. There was also a holiday craft area.