JACK AND JILL of America, Inc.

The St. Louis, Missouri Chapter

What Is Jack and Jill of America?

Jack and Jill boasts 252 chapters nationwide, representing more than 40,000 family members. Each chapter plans annual programming activities guided under a general five point programmatic thrust: cultural awareness, educational development, health (education and advocacy), civic (legislative advocacy and service) and social/recreational areas. Through service projects, Jack and Jill of America creates a medium of contact for children to stimulate their growth and development. Through lobbying, educational programming, dissemination of education materials, and the organization of community and charitable events, Jack and Jill has promoted the public awareness and interests of children including child development, child growth, child quality of life, child care and the promotion of children’s rights.

Mission Statement

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a membership organization of children ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African-American Leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.