We are the Junior League of Buffalo

Above all else, our goal is to promote and perpetuate social change in the Western New York communities that will benefit most from it. By empowering women and providing valuable leadership training, we are giving local women the tools to get involved, put their talents to work, and positively impact the communities of Western New York. 

Strength in Numbers

As one of hundreds of Junior League chapters across the world, we are a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI). Founded in 1919, the Junior League of Buffalo plays an integral part in the development, improvement, and support of the communities of Western New York. It is one of 296 Junior Leagues in four countries comprising the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. Junior League of Buffalo members will observe the 90th anniversary in the 2008 – 2009 League year by celebrating the remarkable impact the organization has made in Western New York through the development of women as leaders and support to the community.


While you’re here, we welcome you to learn how to join us, support our work, or get involved.


Our Local Impact

Right now, our primary focus of Communities at Risk require immediate action, and our multi-faceted approach is making an impact. In five years we plan to Target the impact we make in our community through developing the potential of our members by increasing strategic community partnerships and cultivating member engagement. If you’re interested in learning more about our current focus or developing your own civic leadership skills, we welcome you to learn more or connect with us.

Our Focus

The membership of the Junior League of Buffalo has elected to target its community efforts on projects that focus on “Female Heads of Households Living in Poverty.”

Vision Statement

The Junior League: Women Around the World as Catalysts for Lasting Community Change.

“Reaching Out” Statement

The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. reaches out to women of all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism.

Help Us Lead Change

There is always more work to be done, more help needed, and more opportunities to make an impact in Western New York. The empowered women of The Junior League of Buffalo are working to improve our local communities through leadership and effective action. Will you join them?