For families with young children, shopping for school supplies is a bittersweet ritual that states clearly that summer vacation is almost over.
For too many families with young children, however, it’s often an exercise in balancing expenses that, even for … Read more
Three months after the devastating tornado that hit Joplin, MO in May, survivors are still picking up the pieces and putting them back together. But life goes on, and one important facet of life in any town is the first … Read more
While back-to-school backpack programs remain one of the most popular Junior League programs, the Junior League of Bryan-College Station’s Stuff the Bus initiative creates a new wrinkle: fund-raising by flash mob.
JLBCS’ signature project – which aims to … Read more
As families begin to think about back-to-school shopping, some naturally have anxiety – economic anxiety. It’s no secret that the economy is still in a rough patch. But for families already living on the edge, shopping for school supplies can … Read more
Back-to-school inevitably brings a bit of anxiety for both parent and child. For the kid, summer’s almost over. For the parents (let’s face it, usually the mom) there’s the stress of shopping for back-to-school supplies.
So in a perfect world, Junior Leagues wouldn’t have back-to-school programs because every kid would have parents who can buy a backpack’s worth of school supplies.
But this isn’t a perfect world. … Read more »