Community Partners

“The Junior League has long provided school clothes for our students in need of assistance. With the current economic climate, the number of students impacted by financial struggles continues to grow. JLPC happily rises to the challenge by clothing more and more Bay District Schools students each school year. We value tremendously the partnership that the League has forged with our school district. These volunteers are an essential part of the community support we need in order to provide our students with a quality education.”

William V. Husfelt III, Superintendent, Bay District Schools


“I talk about Girls on the Run all the time! I’ve coached our team for 3 seasons and each season I get so much from each girl who participates… It’s a mentoring opportunity that just isn’t available during the school day. I see such emotional growth in the 4th and 5th grade girls and I see them using GOTR skills in their classrooms, with friends, and at home. I get such great feedback from parents and there’s a waiting list for girls who want to be involved.
GOTR is a great opportunity for the girls who aren’t into cheerleading, singing, dancing, etc. They find a place for themselves with training and running that sets them apart in a positive way! Girls on the Run is so much fun!”

Marykate Underwood, Counselor & Girls on the Run Coach, Patronis Elementary School


“Having the Girls on the Run program at my school has given countless girls the opportunity to believe in themselves and to know the power of confidence. I have been a GOTR coach for many seasons now and I am still amazed at the impact that the program has on all of the young women that come through it. Not just the young women either, the coaches and in our case the teachers that volunteer, immerse themselves in the curriculum and value it so much that they come back again and again to give their time. Girls on the Run is truly a valuable opportunity for women young and old in any community.”

Jennifer Olson-Varshavsky, Girls on the Run Coach, Breakfast Point Academy