Community Impact

Creating A Difference

The JLWS is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Learn more about the JLWS.

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.


The mission of BookWORM is to collect new and gently used books from our members and the greater community and to facilitate their distribution to children who have limited or no access to books in their homes. BookWORM Press Release.

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.

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.

Advertise with the JLWS

Words of Winston-Salem (WoWS) is the Junior League of Winston-Salem’s full color magazine scheduled for December. Click here for advertising information and deadlines.