Community Impact

The Junior League of El Paso, Inc. (JLEP) is a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  For more than 80 years, JLEP has led efforts to improve the El Paso community through numerous projects implemented by our dedicated volunteers and financial support.  JLEP is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., which coordinates 291 Leagues throughout four countries and has a collective membership of over 150,000 women.

Beginning in the 2017-2018 fiscal year, JLEP is pursuing a new opportunity to enrich the El Paso community by establishing an Impact Area for its projects and programs.  JLEP will focus its volunteer and funding efforts on initiatives that promote awareness of and embracing mental and physical health.  JLEP will support efforts designed to foster a greater understanding of mental and physical health in our community and will pursue opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles and adequate, accessible, and preventive health services for all individuals in the greater El Paso area.

JLEP will partner with existing nonprofits, tax-exempt and charitable organizations, government agencies, or other entities based in the El Paso area that have a strong interest within our Impact Area.  The collaboration will create a board or committee to direct the project with the understanding that responsibility will later be transferred to a new nonprofit entity, a collaborating organization, another agency, or otherwise be dissolved upon conclusion of JLEP’s involvement.  We look forward to opportunities to positively impact the health of the El Paso community through our service.