About The Junior League of Gaston County


About us…

The Junior League of Gaston County, N.C., Inc. is a community volunteer organization that provides Gaston County and it’s surrounding areas hundreds of hours of service through our many trained volunteers. Members within our League share diverse backgrounds, but hold a common interest to improve our community through volunteer action. We began in 1959 as The Junior League of Gaston County and became an accredited Junior League with the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) in 1979.

our mission

The Junior League of Gaston County is a member of an International Organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism and to improving the community through effective action and leadership.

our vision

The Junior League of Gaston County, N.C., Inc. Will strive to build strong financial and volunteer support for the health and well-being of women and children through program development and community partnerships.

our values

Diversity: The Junior League welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

Collaboration: We believe lasting societal change is achieved through both
collaboration and meaningful disagreement. Living the value of collaboration inspires us to accomplish more together.

Community: We believe a strong sense of community is essential to human well-being. Living the value of community provides a foundation of inclusion, which allows us to make a greater impact on the world around us.

Empowerment: We believe that the empowerment of women is a necessary
requirement to create positive, lasting societal change. Living the value of
empowerment fosters trust and confidence in each other.

Leadership: We believe in the unique power of women’s leadership abilities to
transform communities for the better. Living the value of leadership allows us to make a collective difference.

Respect: We believe respect is a fundamental human right. Living the value of respect instills in us an unconditional positive regard for others.

Service: We believe it is through service that we build core relationships with others. Service is the lens through which we decide how we will invest our time and resources. Living the value of service empowers us as catalysts for lasting community change.