Junior Auxiliary is a national, non-profit organization that provides its members with the opportunity to serve and to be a vital part of the community. Chapters encourage members to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, but with particular emphasis on children. Helping children and making a difference in their lives is the principle on which Junior Auxiliary was founded.
Junior Auxiliary of Grenada was organized May 4, 1946. Organizing members included Mrs. C.H. Calhoun, Sr. (Sponsor), Mrs. H.A. Alexander, Mrs. Frank Horton, Mrs. E.L. Boteler, Mrs. Charles Liles, Mrs. Walter Garner, Mrs. J.L. Townes, Mrs. Cas Heath, and Mrs. Lynn Williams.
The emblem is in the shape of a crown signifying a mark of honor and service rendered; a reward for achievement. Five pearls on the points of the crown symbolize charity, youth, health, community service, and leadership. Junior Auxiliary service exemplifies these ideals.
junior auxiliary prayer
Send us, O God, as Thy messengers to the hearts without a home, to the lives without love, to the crowds without a guide. Send us to the children whom none have blessed, the famished whom none have visited, to the fallen whom none have lifted, to the bereaved whom none have comforted.
Kindle Thy flame on the altars of our hearts, that others may be warmed thereby; cause Thy light to shine in our souls, that others may see the way; keep our sympathies and insight ready, our wills keen, our hands quick to help others in their need.
Grant us clear vision, true judgment, with great daring as we seek to right the wrong; and so endow us with cheerful love that we may minister to the suffering and forlorn even as Thou wouldst. May the blessings of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, rest upon us and upon all our work. May He give us light to guide us, courage to support us and love to unite us now and forever more. Amen
Bebe Smith Crittenden Greenville, Mississippi