Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K
EVENT DATE: May 13, 2017
DEADLINE TO GIVE: May 12, 2017
FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: May 12, 2017
JLA's membership of over three hundred women strives to narrow the achievement gap in Anne Arundel County, with a specific focus on the self-sufficiency of women and children, and donates over 20,000 service hours to the community each year. JLA is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. and trains its members to act effectively as community volunteers through an established volunteer leadership training curriculum. In order to accomplish our mission, JLA hosts community-focused fundraisers. This year, we are hosting our tenth annual Volunteers on the Run 5k. This event honors the memory of past JLA member, Jennifer Summers Barrett, and her dedication to the betterment of our community. Read 2 Kids – In partnership with Anne Arundel County Schools, Read 2 Kids’ mission is to provide disadvantaged children with new books and to see every single one of them read, learn and succeed. Read 2 Kids makes new, high-quality books available to schools and programs serving children from low-income families. Seeds 4 Success - In collaboration with Alumnae and College Access (ACA) program, Seeds 4 Success creates positive opportunities for the Eastport Girls Club graduates living in public or subsidized housing communities. Done In A Day - These one-day projects are designed to meet a special community need in Anne Arundel County that is in sync with JLA’s mission and community programs.