Junior League of Cedar Rapids

Past Projects

Cedar Rapids Science Station

The Science Station, which has hosted over 1,000,000 visitors is a past JLCR initiative.

Since JLCR’s inception in 1929, we have had the opportunity to work with a variety of organizations in the Cedar Rapids Community. The following include a few of the opportunities JLCR has had in impacting the community:

Arc of East Central Iowa

Expand & Improve Educational & interactive Opportunities (EIEIO) at Old MacDonald’s Farm

Cornerstone Project

Taylor Elementary Mentoring Project

Child’s Celebration of the Arts

Waypoint Madge Phillips Center Shelter for Homeless Women and Children

Over $1,600,000 raised and 3000 volunteers hours were provided by JLCR for Waypoint's Madge Phillips Center Shelter for Homeless Women and Children.

Cedar Rapids Community School’s Rock and Read Program

Leap Into Literacy

First Book

Madge Phillips Center for Homeless Women & Children

Science Station

JLCR Puppet Show

Leadership for Five Seasons

Playtime Poppy

Four Oaks/Cornerstone Project

YWCA Madge Phillips Resource Center

Cedar Rapids Children's Theatre, Playtime Poppy

Playtime Poppy, now under the direction of the Children's Theatre of Cedar Rapids, was originally started in 1935 by JLCR.

Self-Employment Investment Demonstration

Children’s Hands On Gallery

YWCA Domestic Violence Advocacy Program

Woman to Woman

Home Alone

Child Protection Center

Skills for Adolescence

Oral History

Project Partnership

Civic Tours

Substance Abuse Prevention for Youth

Neighborhood Watch

Library Outreach

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