We’re Focused on What Matters Most Right Now in Akron, Ohio

At the Junior League of Akron we live in the moment. To us, that means adjusting our focus according to our community’s most pressing needs. Our work is always evolving, and that keeps us on our toes, striving for progress, and preparing to take on whatever comes next.

Our goal is to help Summit County women develop civic leadership skills through the work they do, then put those talents to work in the communities that need it. Our current focus of reducing food insecurity gives women opportunities to grow, while positively impacting the communities where they live and work.

We’re Creating Fulfilling Leadership Opportunities Throughout the Greater Akron Area

The Junior League of Akron offers so much more than local volunteering opportunities! Our League of leaders creates real change by advancing social activism-focused projects that directly benefit the communities of Summit County. By giving women the tools to lead, educating them about their communities’ needs, and helping them put their unique brand of creativity and skill to work, The Junior League of Akron is making a big impact on Akron.

We’re Transforming Akron Communities By Challenging the Status Quo

No matter what we’re currently focusing on, the Junior League of Akron’s work centers around improving our local communities through effective action and leadership. We have identified food insecurity as the most pressing issue in our community right now, and we are helping local women take action to resolve it. We partner with Feeding Hope Food Pantry and continue our partnership with Blessings in a Backpack. We believe that these impactful actions have the power to bring us closer to our goal of reducing food insecurity.