Little Black Dress Initiative


February 10-17, 2018

The Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) is a social media campaign designed to raise awareness about poverty and the challenging circumstances some in our communities face. This year, the Junior League of Colorado Springs (JLCS) is partnering with Lutheran Family Services to raise awareness about the unique challenges foster children face, especially as they age out of the system. On February 10-17, please join JLCS members in wearing a black dress, tie, or bow tie and help us educate the public about this important issue. #askmeaboutmylittleblackdress.

The Junior League of Colorado Springs will be collecting business/business casual clothing throughout the week! Click here to find our drop locations and more about the drive.

Also as part of the week, the JLCS will be hosting three community events to support the cause and raise awareness.

  1. Sunday, February 11 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.–Pure Barre Studio will be hosting us class to benefit The Junior League of Colorado Springs! Join us for a 60 min workout with instructor Lillian. There is a minimum $20 donation by credit or cash, with 100% of proceeds going directly back to the LBDI! To sign-up click here. 5262 N Nevada Ave #120
  2. Monday, February 12 from 6:00 – 9 p.m.– Enjoy a glass of wine while painting a monogrammed board at Pals and Paintbrushes! The class is $20 and includes all materials for painting the chic reclaimed wood. Beer and wine is available for purchase. 25% of all proceeds will benefit LBDI. To sign-up click here. 2 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904.
  3. Thursday, February 15 from 6:00 – 9 p.m. – Join us for drinks, food trucks, and some fun to celebrate our accomplishments over the week of our Little Black Dress Initiative! Invite your friends, family and neighbors! 50% of their signature cocktail sales and $1 from ALL DRINK purchases to include beer, wine, coffee, tea, etc. will be donated back to the league! Peak Place Suite H1, 2360 Montebello Square Dr.
Monetary contributions are welcomed and appreciated!
Help impact the Colorado Springs community today.




JLCS has posted this event on Facebook! Join us there to engage in an online forum and discussion from now through the week of LBDI! The Facebook page also has graphic images as resources for your use – change your profile picture, post a sign in your office, or create a button that lets people know why you are wearing the same outfit every day that week.