Service History

The Junior League of Tyler, Inc. has been instrumental in founding the following organizations in Tyler/Smith County:

In its 65 years of service, the Junior League of Tyler has contributed volunteer hours and money to the following agencies:

  • ACE Children’s Theater Adolescent Sexuality Seminar
  • ADAPT
  • Adopt-a-School
  • Adults on Probation for Alcohol Related Offenses
  • Adventure with the Arts
  • Agency Home
  • Alcohol Education Program
  • Alzheimer’s Alliance
  • American Red Cross
  • Association of Retarded Citizens
  • Azleway Boys Ranch
  • Bergfeld Park Renovation
  • Bethesda Health Center
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Bone Marrow Registry
  • Boys Scouts of America
  • Brickstreet Playhouse
  • Camp Fire
  • Camp Tyler/Camp Tyler Foundation
  • Carnegie Public Library: Library Exhibits, Puppet Shows, Children’s Room
  • CASA for Kids of East Texas
  • Castle Boys and Girls Club
  • Central Index
  • Child Welfare
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Children’s Clinic
  • Children’s Exhibit
  • Children’s Theater
  • Christian Braille Recorder
  • Clear Choices
  • Clothes Distribution for Needy School Children
  • Colonial Manor
  • Community Arts Program
  • Community Chest
  • Community Partners of East Texas – Rainbow Room
  • Cooking Promotion Team
  • Coppelia Concert
  • Creative Dramatics Workshop
  • Crimestoppers
  • Cultural Arts Calendar
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • D-FY-IT
  • Dallas Theater Center Touring Play
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Diabetes Detection Drive
  • Discovery Science Place
  • Drugs/Alcohol Awareness Presentation
  • Drugs Are Like That
  • East Texas Crisis Center
  • East Texas Symphony Orchestra
  • East Texas Medical Center: Diabetes Camp, Growing Together Day Camp, Trauma & Emergency Center
  • East Texas Deaf and Hearing Association
  • Educational Theater
  • EN CASA
  • Enrichment in Education
  • Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute
  • Federated Charities
  • Festival on the Square
  • Foster Children
  • Fourth of July Theme Contest
  • Fourth Partner Foundation
  • Freedom Forum
  • Friends of the Arts
  • Girl Scouts
  • Girls, Inc.
  • Glaucoma Vision Van
  • Goodman Museum
  • H.E.L.P.
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Handicap Park
  • Hands On Please
  • Heart Campaign
  • Heart for Kids
  • Heart of Tyler
  • Hearthstone
  • HIS House
  • Hispanic Care for Children Fund
  • Historic Preservation
  • Historic Properties Survey
  • Holidays Ahead Campaign
  • Hospice Bereavement Program
  • Hospice of East Texas
  • Hospital Creative Project
  • HOSTS
  • Hudnall Planetarium
  • I’m Thumbody
  • Ideal Unlimited Workshop
  • Infant Audiology
  • Infant Stimulation Program
  • Jacksonville Library
  • JLT Singing Group
  • Junior Achievement
  • Juried Arts
  • Juvenile Attention Center
  • Juvenile Rehabilitation
  • Kids on the Block
  • Language Evaluation and Research Center
  • Leisure Lodge
  • Literacy Council
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • March of Dimes
  • Mattie Fair Home Play School
  • Mayer & Schmidt Charity Style Show
  • MDA Labor Day Telethon
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Melrose
  • Mental Health Association
  • Meology
  • MHMR Happy Center
  • Mother Connection
  • Mural Project
  • National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
  • Northeast Texas Alzheimer’s Association
  • Nursing Homes Music Lady and Picture Lady
  • Palmer Drug Abuse Program
  • Parent Services Center
  • Parenting Education Workshop
  • Parents Anonymous
  • PATH
  • Pediatric Angels
  • Pediatric Recreational Therapy (Puppet Lady)
  • Peer Pressure Reversal
  • Peete School
  • Performing Arts Repertory Theater
  • Personal Shopper
  • Pets to Nursing Homes Project
  • Phone Friends
  • Poison Control Center
  • Pre-School for the Deaf
  • Pre-School Opportunity Center
  • Pre-School Retarded Children
  • Project Lead
  • Queen’s Gown Exhibit
  • Reading Testing
  • Recorder of Talking Books
  • Regional East Texas Food Bank
  • Remedial Reading Program
  • Rose Museum Display
  • S.T.A.R.
  • SCCADA
  • School Supply Train
  • Senior Citizens Arts & Crafts Classes
  • Sheltered Workshop
  • Shopping Service for Foster Parents
  • Smith County Welfare
  • Smith County Tuberculosis Association
  • Smith County Youth Alternatives
  • Smith County Champions for Children
  • Smoking Film
  • SOS Program
  • STAR Rally (Tyler Police Department)
  • Stewart Blood Center
  • St. Paul Children’s Foundation
  • Student Aid Program
  • Summer Creative Dramatics Workshop
  • Summer Drama Workshop
  • Summer Reading Camp
  • Summer Tabloid
  • Sunset Home
  • Susan G. Komen-Race for the Cure
  • Talking Books
  • TCU Ballet Ensemble
  • Teen Depression Program
  • Teenage Parent Retreat
  • Teenage Pregnancy Awareness Seminar
  • Texas Asthma Camp
  • Texas Chest Foundation
  • Texas Shakespeare Theatre
  • Texas Society to Prevent Blindness
  • Texas Youth Council
  • Theatreworks, USA
  • TISD Foundation
  • TJC Art Award
  • TJC Children’s Theater Program
  • TJC Drama Department
  • TJC Early Childhood Lab School in collaboration with the Salvation Army
  • Tonsillectomy Project
  • Trinity Mother Frances Hospital: Doula, ICU Waiting Room, FamilyCARE Clinic, Mother Connection, Children’s Center Librarian, Juice Lady, Paddy & the Panda, Newborn Nursery, Reach Out and Read
  • Tyler Art League
  • Tyler Civic Ballet
  • Tyler Civic Chorale
  • Tyler Civic Theatre
  • Tyler Community Chest
  • Tyler Community Homes
  • Tyler Day Nursery
  • Tyler Independent School District: Picture Lady, Artsense, CPR classes, Performing Artists Series, Summer Remedial Reading Program, WHO, Youth Challenges, St. Louis School Store and Music, Schools for Exceptional Children, Unwed Mother Teaching Aide, Hogg Middle School Success Program, Peete Project
  • Tyler Museum of Art
  • Tyler Parks Department
  • Tyler Public Library
  • Tyler Rose Museum
  • Tyler Teen Court
  • Tyler Youth Council
  • Tysen House
  • United Community Fund
  • United Way
  • UT Health Center
  • Vaughn Speech & Hearing Center
  • Voices for Victims Justice
  • Volunteer Center of Tyler
  • Well Baby Clinic
  • Women and Alcohol Campaign
  • YMCA
  • You and the Law
  • Young Audiences of East Texas
  • Wallace Saddle Up
  • Whitehouse Community Library
  • Young Audiences of Northeast Texas, Inc.

*This list may not be complete.