Welcome to Joliet Junior Woman’s Club

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club (JJWC) is a not-for-profit organization serving Joliet and the surrounding communities. Our group meets monthly to plan a variety of service and fundraising projects throughout the year. Our community volunteer work is focused in the following areas: Fine Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, Public Issues and International Outreach, Health, Publicity, and Hospitality.

Members are a diverse group of women of different ages and backgrounds who all share an interest in helping others while having fun.

Interested in making a difference in a woman or child's life?

 

Our Mission

To be a visible, viable, involved organization serving the diverse needs of the Joliet community, while creating a nurturing environment in which members can develop their potential.

General Federation of Woman’s Clubs

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club is a member of The General Federation of Women’s Clubs, which was established in 1890. It is an organization with international affiliation dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Our History

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club began in 1958. We are proud of our tradition of serving the Joliet and surrounding community.

Learn more about GFWC’s rich history by visiting GFWC here or learn more about GFWC-Illinois here.

News & Announcements

Paint for a Cause Fundraiser

Paint for a cause!! Tuesday, December 11th at 7pm Join us for a unique twist on your typical paint party experience! Enjoy a lively performance that brings humor and audience interaction to detailed art instruction that is sure to get your creative ideas...

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Mae Zimmerman

11th GFWC Illinois President 1914 - 1916 Original Article Credit...

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Take Back the Night honors lives lost in Joliet

Joliet Junior Woman's Club has been a long time advocate of Will County Take Back the Night, which is an event meant to shed light on domestic violence and violence against women and children. We sponsored a table this year at the event on Thursday October...

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News & Announcements

Paint for a Cause Fundraiser

Paint for a Cause Fundraiser

Paint for a cause!! Tuesday, December 11th at 7pm Join us for a unique twist on your typical paint party experience! Enjoy a lively performance that brings humor and audience interaction to detailed art instruction that is sure to get your creative ideas...

read more
Take Back the Night honors lives lost in Joliet

Take Back the Night honors lives lost in Joliet

Joliet Junior Woman's Club has been a long time advocate of Will County Take Back the Night, which is an event meant to shed light on domestic violence and violence against women and children. We sponsored a table this year at the event on Thursday October...

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Membership Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Megan Chaffee

I learned about JJWC through my friend, Morgan. We both decided to attend the informational event over the summer and I was hooked! The opportunity to get more involved in the community was the main drive for my decision to join. I also loved the idea of meeting a...

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Member Spotlight: Karyn Charvat

I joined because my best friend from high school invited me to a meeting in 2002! I could instantly tell I had a connection not only to the ladies, but to service and to volunteering in general. I joined at my first meeting. Hard question as I’ve loved so many! Would...

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Member Spotlight: Kim Vogen

About 6 years ago a friend of mine was doing good for the community and I wanted to help. I had a daughter going off to college soon. I wanted to do something good with the community with my free time. The 1st meeting I went to all the ladies were so welcoming. I had...

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