The Junior League of Yakima’s JLY EMPOWERS is back and will be held on April 21, 2018 from 9am-1pm. 

Join us as we and community volunteers and sponsors come together to complete service projects benefiting local non-profit organizations across the Yakima Valley.  

Current volunteer opportunities for JLY EMPOWERS include projects at the following locations: 

  • The Salvation Army – Thrift store organizing and sorting 

  • *Children’s Village – Landscaping  

  • *La Casa Hogar – Landscaping, underground sprinkler installation project

  • *Yakima Union Gospel Mission – Painting, landscaping, cleaning, housekeeping of family shelter facilities

  • *YWCA – Painting, cleaning, sorting donations

  • Pegasus Project – Horse ranch clean-up

  • People for People’s Meals-on-Wheels – Food storage clean-up

  • *Transforming Yakima Together – City-wide neighborhood clean-up

  • *Yakima Area Arboretum – Assist with Arbor Day Community event

  • *Yakima Greenway Foundation – Assist with Fish-In Community event

  • *Voices for Children Identity Store – Sorting clothing donations

  • *Yakima Parks & Recreation – Assist with Harman Senior Center Spring Bazaar

  • Habitat for Humanity – Cleaning, organizing, and landscaping at Habitat Re-Store and Main Office

  • Rod’s House – To be announced

*Sites accepting participants aged 13+ 

Registration is $20.00 and includes a participant T-shirt if you register by April 15, 2018.  

Participants are welcome to join us at a Celebration Lunch at Bale Breaker Brewing Co. immediately following the event from 1-3pm. Lunch will be generously provided by McDonald’s.  

In addition to being an opportunity to give back to the community, JLY EMPOWERS serves as a fundraising event for the Junior League of Yakima. Proceeds will go towards furthering the League's mission, including leadership training for women, funding the Junior League of Yakima's community projects, and providing assistance grants to other organizations.  

Participants are encouraged to obtain pledges of financial support for their time worked. Ask your friends and family to get involved to support you and this great cause!  

Want your Registration fee WAIVED? 

  • Recruit two registered volunteers 


  • Get three financial pledges in your name 

(*See registration site for additional details on waived fee) 

Register at https://go.rallyup.com/jlyempowers-2018. 

For more information, please contact jlyempowerscp@gmail.com. 

Special thanks to our sponsors, including premier sponsor Stewart Subaru, for supporting the Junior League of Yakima and JLY EMPOWERS. We appreciate your support and commitment to helping us improve the Yakima community.

D & M Chemical, Inc.

Leonard Rickey Investment Advisors, PLLC 


Evergreen Home Loans 

Kershaw Companies, DomexSuperfresh Growers, DSG-Logistics 

Northwest Farm Credit Services 

Office Solutions NW 

Peak Performance Sports & Spine 

Shields, a Novolex Brand 

Tieton Drive Animal Clinic 

Yakima Federal Savings

Hub International

Astria Regional Medical Center

Chalet Dental

McKinney Glass

Elite Homes of Yakima by Palazzo Properties

The Cellular Connection

Linda Roth State Farm Insurance

 Junior League of Yakima

32 N 3rd Street, Ste. 430

Yakima, WA  98901




The Junior League of Yakima is a non profit organization of women dedicated to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers for over 80 years.

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