Coat & Boot Drive for Hearts & Homes for Refugees

Ready for a fall closet cleanse? This Sunday, September 26 the Junior League of Pelham will be on-hand at the Market to collect warm winter coats and waterproof boots of ALL sizes for Hearts and Homes for Refugees 4th Annual Winter Coat Drive. With hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan expected to resettle in our area…

Huge Congratulations to sustainer Allison Douglass and her daughter, Bronze medal winning Olympic Swimmer Katie Douglass! The Pride of Pelham and JLP!

Congratulations to our 2021 Annual Award Winners!

ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS At last month’s Annual Dinner, we presented our annual Scholarship and Member Recognition Awards to four deserving women. The President’s Award is awarded to CAROLINE SPANA. While there was a strong pool of women who demonstrated excellent community service, the JLP Executive Committee was particularly impressed by the depth and breadth of Caroline’s projects throughout…

Postings Volume 79 (League year 2019/20)

The Postings Magazine for the 2019/20 League year is now available. Please take a few minutes to look back and relish in all our hard work over the past year. An enormous thank you to everyone who worked on this issue of Postings. It is a tremendous undertaking and we are grateful to have a record of all…

Amazon Smile donation

Please consider supporting the Junior League of Pelham through the AmazonSmile program.  Visit and select “Junior League of Pelham Inc” from the list of charitable organizations.  Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile will result in a donation to your selected charity.

2020 Junior League of Pelham Grant Recipients

The Community Affairs Committee is very pleased and excited to announce our 2020 Grant Recipients. All organizations will direct grant proceeds towards improving the lives and health of families, promoting education and/or enriching Pelham or neighboring communities. Thank you to all of the organizations that applied and congratulations to our grant recipients!

October 2020 Community Round Table

COMMUNITY ROUND TABLE RECAP  The Community Affairs committee proudly hosted our annual Community Roundtable this past Friday night. The participants heard from Laura Caruso from Pelham Together,  Will Iannuzzi from The Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle, and Junior League member Dr. Emily Upshur and her colleague Dr Sarah Bren. Kicking off the event,…

Pelham Cares

NEIGHBORS make a NEIGHBORHOOD The Junior League of Pelham, Pelham Together, the Pelham Civic Association, and the Pelham Chamber of Commerce are thrilled to announce a collaborative CoVid relief effort: Pelham Cares: Neighbor to Neighbor Funds raised from the campaign will be used to purchase meals from Pelham businesses to be delivered directly to those working on the frontlines…

Pelham Front Stoop Project

Sign up at to participate in the Pelham Front Stoop Project. Please donate here to raise money for local families affected by the pandemic

MLK Jr. Service Event

On Monday, January 20th, the Junior League of Pelham will hold its 3rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service Event. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Daronco Town House, 20 Fifth Ave, Pelham, NY. In continuing to reinforce the vision that MLK Jr. Day is “not just a…

Professional Prep committee hosts inaugural event, “Career Conversations”

JLP’s inaugural “Career Conversations” was a huge success! Congratulations Professional Prep co-chairs Heena Jain and Diane Davis Otter! Thank you to all who attended and especially, to Lisa Hill-Ries for being a wonderful key note speaker.

Postings Volume 76 (League year 2016/17) now available

The Postings Yearbook for the 2016/17 League year is now available. Please take a few minutes to look back and relish in all your hard work from that year. An enormous thank you to Melissa Mulrooney Deighton for stepping in to complete this edition. It is a tremendous undertaking and we are grateful to have…

Community Roundtable: A Community-wide Discussion on the Julianne’s Park Revitalization

On Thursday, November 14th, the Community Roundtable drew a large crowd for a presentation and discussion on our Signature Project, the revitalization of Julianne’s Park. After hearing from Mayor Chance Mullen, Signature Project co-chairs Lisa Hill-Ries and Kristin Austin, Board of Education President (and JLP past president) Jessica DeDomenico and landscape architect Sean Jancski, attendees…


Recent News

  • A Letter from the Presidents

    posted on June 17, 2021

    Dear Members, It is hard to believe the 2020-2021 JLP year has come to an end. Despite navigating through a global pandemic, virtual schooling, working from home, and isolation from family and friends – our League continued to make a difference. You might even say that our mission was more important than ever. We are…

  • 2021 Junior League of Pelham Grant Recipients

    posted on June 17, 2021

    The Community Affairs team is proud to congratulate our 2020-2021 grant recipients!  We awarded $9,450 in grants to these community partners in recognition of their efforts to address the physical well being of families, especially under the grueling conditions of the pandemic, as well as their recognition of the disproportionate way women were impacted by…

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