Community Impact


Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a program for third to fifth grade girls designed to improve their self-image, health behaviors, and physical activity habits. JLWS volunteers mentor and encourage girls to become healthy and confident young women.  

Community Partnerships

Crosby Scholars

JLWS volunteers working as part of the Crosby Scholars placement partner with the agency to mentor high school seniors by assisting them as they complete their college admission essays.  


Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen empowers youth to make healthy choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. Events include games, healthy snack preparation, and exercise and are for first through fifth graders.


Children's Museum

The Children's Museum placement works at various community events to introduce the Museum and its resources to underserved and diverse populations throughout the greater Winston-Salem area.

Goler Community Garden

The JLWS placement at the Goler Community Garden, located at the Downtown Health Plaza, is working together to bring gardening and healthy eating to the community.

Upcoming Events