Legion in Action
We are proud of our projects! With over $2 million in funds distributed to various educational and cultural organizations around the world, we are busy. Check out some recent charitable activities.
What's happening? The Legion is active, involved and everywhere! See events, invitations and what this dynamic group of women has going on right now. Become a member and join the fun!
Need money for college? As an all-female organization, we support ambitious young ladies in their higher educational endeavors. Our Debutantes make their dreams a reality!
Want to know what it's like to be a Debutante? Let our young ladies tell you themselves about their unique, once in a lifetime, magical evening that's more memorable than Prom!
Past Legion Presidents
The Legion would not be where it is today without the unending spirit, enthusiasm and commitment of the 37 (and counting!) women who have been at the helm of this organization.
The Legion consists of women in a variety of careers, bound by their desire to help others. Our members assist with interviewing techniques, job advice and networking, landing you the perfect job.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any young lady of Polish decent between the ages of 16 and 24 can participate.
Anyone! The White & Red Ball is our largest fundraising event of the year and attendance is open to anyone who makes a reservation and purchases a ticket. Tickets can be purchased online or register on our mailing list and we will send you an invitation.
Simply go to our Membership page, sign up and you'll begin receiving email announcements about our meetings, activities and events.
Due to the current circumstances of Covid-19, we will be deferring our White and Red Ball until 2022. If you are a prospective debutante or family member, please contact us via our prospective debutante form under the "White and Red Ball" tab.
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In response to the needs of the people of Poland beginning with the start of the Second World War, Helen Lenard Pieklo and a group of friends founded the Legion of Young Polish Women (LYPW) on September 2, 1939. This immediate response set the tone for the work of the Legion that is in existence today.