Jack and Jill of America
Jack and Jill of America is a membership organization dedicated to nurturing future leaders by supporting children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.
March of Dimes and Jack and Jill of America, Inc. have worked together since the 1960’s leading to a formal partnership in 2011 that is focus on March of Dimes mission engagement and programs that raise awareness and funds to prevent prematurity, especially around health disparities. Together we are ensuring that all babies get a chance for healthy lives.
Partnering together over the years, Jack and Jill of America through their 220 chapters nationwide that represent over 30,000 family members, has been involved with efforts from helping to end polio to volunteering for events in local March of Dimes Chapters. Most recently, each Jack and Jill chapter plans annual March of Dimes programming activities that include March for Babies and Prematurity Awareness Month. Through these March of Dimes service projects, Jack and Jill of America creates a medium of contact for children to stimulate their growth and development.
Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated is an African American organization formed during the Great Depression was founded by the Late Marion Stubbs in 1938. It consisted of Twenty mothers who came together to discuss creating an organization to provide social, cultural and educational opportunities for youth between the ages of two and nineteen. To learn more about the Jack and Jill of America, Inc. or their partnership with the March of Dimes, visit the Jack and Jill of America, Inc. website at jackandjillinc.org.
Most common questions
How do I become a partner?
Contact your local March of Dimes chapter or the March of Dimes national office.
I am a member of one of these groups. How do I get more involved?
Visit the In depth page for your organization, visit their website or contact the March of Dimes national office.
What does it mean to be a partner?
March of Dimes national service partners are clubs, organizations, fraternities, sororities and labor groups who have chosen the March of Dimes as a community partner to implement mission programs, participate in fundraising campaigns and recruit additional volunteers to help.