Founded in Philadelphia by Louise Truitt Jackson Dinch and Marion Turner Stubbs Thomas in 1938,
Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated is an organization of predominately African-American mothers. The mothers nurture future leaders by strengthening children ages 2-19 through chapter programming, community service, legislative advocacy and philanthropic giving. We believe every child, with proper guidance and opportunity can be a leader.
Mothers, legal guardians, or custodial caretakers with children between the ages of two years through the nineteenth year may hold active membership. Membership in Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is by invitation only. Annual chapter dues are a requirement for active membership in the Greensboro Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
The Jack and Jill of America Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. The Foundation's purpose is to provide financial support to organizations that promote leadership development for youth and young adults.