Community Impact

Puppet Show - 30 Years

Since 1986, the Junior League of Winston-Salem (JLWS ) has presented a live puppet show, You Can Always Talk to Someone, to all third graders in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS). Click here to learn more about Puppet Show. 

Support the JLWS with Amazon

Support the Junior League of Winston-Salem while shopping on Amazon! Go to and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to JLWS! 

Strong Women. Strong Families.

Strong Women. Strong Families. is a program in which we strive to improve the health profile of the community by facilitating relationships with the medical community and educating the community on healthy food preparation.


Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen empowers youth, first through fifth grade, to make healthy choices helping to reverse health issues associated with childhood obesity.  Events include games, healthy snack preparation and exercise.

Kaleideum Downtown

Kaleideum, formerly 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.

Read WS- Read Write Spell

Read Write Spell (Read WS) helps children ages 4-6, and their parents, learn the building blocks of reading, including sounds, ABCs, and word phasing.  JLWS volunteers help conduct Reading Parties where these skills are made fun.

Advertise with the JLWS

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