Junior League of Indian River gifts $10,000 to United Against Poverty

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The Junior League of Indian River (JLIR) is constantly striving to better serve our community especially during times of crisis. To immediately assist those in the community affected by Coronavirus, JLIR has awarded $10,000 to United Against Poverty which is on the front lines of helping local community members in crisis.

United Against Poverty is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to serve those in poverty. They do this by providing crisis care, case management, food assistance, employment training, and much more.

“As our world is being turned upside down, our commitment to bettering our community has not changed,” said Chelsea Miller, president of JLIR. “It is our hope that in this time of difficulty, we can come together to support one another and lend a helping hand with this gift.”

For more information about JLIR, please visit www.jlir.org.

About Junior League of Indian River

Founded in 1990, the Junior League of Indian River is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League of Indian River is a volunteer organization for women interested in making an impact in their community.

About Association of Junior League International

The Junior League of Indian River is a member of The Association of Junior Leagues International, an organization of transformational female leaders who set bold goals, open their circles, disrupt convention and change the conversation for the betterment of civil society. Today, there are Leagues across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

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