Our Projects

Character Builders

To instill virtues in children at a young age in order to aid them in developing into self-reliant adults; building self-esteem through various accomplishments.

Child Lures

To educate community children and parents about the dangers that surround children and the safety measures that can be taken to protect them. Special programs are held in the community to help children make better choices regarding safety.

Child Welfare

Junior Auxiliary is committed to providing an ongoing and committed relationship to children in our community through cultural experiences and individualized support to be successful in school and life. Food, clothing, and emotional support are also provided. Two projects will be implemented under Child Welfare.

Crown Club

The Crown Club is a way to promote community and charity to the young impressionable girls of our members. Our objective is to enforce the importance of volunteering in the community; to develop leadership skills and character that these girls will be able to carry on to high school/college; to prepare for good citizenship; and to demonstrate concern for others. The Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland Crown Club shall be an affiliate of the Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland and its policies shall be in harmony with the policies of the Cleveland Junior Auxiliary.

Cultural

To expose area children to and expand their interest in all areas of the arts.

Emergency Aid

To assist families and children in the community with needs for food, clothing, school supplies and household goods. We typically do not assist with utility bills.

Health & Wellness

To promotes physical activity and healthy choices in life. These projects embody the JA national focus which is “healthy children, healthy futures.”

Scholarship

To recognize and honor the top scholars in our county. To assist with the promotion of scholarships that are available to graduate students who are pursuing degrees in fields which address the special needs of children and who plan on working directly with children.

Exceptional Education

The purpose of our special education project is to provide meaningful activities and learning experiences for the children with disabilities being served in the Cleveland School District. This year, we hope to provide these children with many opportunities to experience the arts through a series of field trips and in the classroom celebrations.

Special Sports

To conduct programs for underprivileged children that will help develop an interest and skills in sports and special recreational programs and assist with special recreation programs in the community as needed.

Voices of Youth

“A Child’s Dream”, an adaptation of “The Nutcracker” is performed every three years. Voices of Youth encompasses the diversity of artistic expression through various means of participation. Cleveland-Bolivar county children have the opportunity to view a theatrical production, as well as, participate in the artistic interpretation on both canvas and stage. The next production will be held December 2015.