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Welcome to NOLA Jack and Jill

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New Orleans Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

 

The late Marion Stubbs Thomas founded Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated on January 24, 1938

in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Twenty mothers came together to discuss creating an organization to

provide social, cultural and educational opportunities for youth between the ages of two and

nineteen.

 

In 1946, ten chapters were involved in the national restructuring process. Constitution and by-

laws were drawn up and the organization was incorporated under the laws of the state of

Delaware.

 

Today, Jack and Jill boasts over 220 chapters nationwide, representing over 30,000 family

members. Each chapter plans annual programming activities guided under a national

theme. Through service projects, Jack and Jill of America creates a medium of contact for

children to stimulate their growth and development.

 

“To us as mothers, it [Jack and Jill] has become a means of furthering an inherent and

natural desire …to bestow upon our children all the opportunities possible for a normal and

graceful approach to a beautiful adulthood.” Marion Stubbs Thomas