About Our Chapter
NCL, Inc., South Austin Wildflowers Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members shall reside in or attend school in Circle C, Sunset Valley, Bear Creek, Southside Barton Creek, Dripping Springs, and the Southwest Austin area. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, South Austin Wildflowers aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.
National Charity League, Inc. is comprised of mothers and daughters in grades 7 through 12. Their mission is to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
The activities are designed around a six-year plan which includes age-related educational, leadership, and cultural objectives. National Charity League, Inc. chapters have been making a difference for decades by providing nearly $18 million in volunteer hours annually in support of local philanthropies.
The NCL, Inc., South Austin Wildflower Chapter was organized in 2017 as the ninth NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the Austin area. The South Austin Wildflowers Chapter began with a formation meeting in March 2017. On April 9, 2019 the NCL, Inc., South Austin Wildflower Chapter became fully chartered.
Join Our Chapter
Interested in joining our chapter? A Prospective Member must be sponsored by a current member of our chapter. Membership opportunities are dependent on Chapter openings.
If you know someone in our Chapter, talk to her about getting started, membership obligations and our membership drive timeline. If you do not know someone in NCL, you are invited to complete this Membership Inquiry Form.
For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.
Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:
Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve. Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.
We work with the following philanthropies:
- American Heart Association
- Austin Diaper Bank
- B.I.G. Love Cancer Care Services
- Brush Country Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Carrying Hope
- Central Texas Food Bank
- Cheyanna’s Champions 4 Children
- Community First!
- Helping Hand Food Pantry Dripping Springs
- Honor Flight Austin
- Interfaith Action of Central Texas
- Legacy Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
- Mother’s Milk Bank
- Operation Gratitude
- Project Linus
- Scottish Rite Theater
- St. Louise House
- Texas Advocacy Project
- The Kindness Campaign
- The Pound House Historical Farmstead
Nurturing confidence through opportunities to learn and grow, while also building problem-solving skills through a supportive environment of healthy relationships.
Examples of skills developed include:
- Consensus building
- Team building
- Conflict resolution
- Event planning
- Parliamentary procedure
- President: Laura Bates
- President Elect: Megan Pound
- Secretary: Christine Scott
- Treasurer: Christina Wilson
- Parliamentarian: Jenny Holm
- Vice President Communications: Sangeeta Lerma
- Vice President Membership: Kristen Attaway
- Vice President Patroness Activities: Lori Mannion
- Vice President Philanthropy: Laura Oden
- Vice President Provisionals: Lynn Waldman
- Vice President Ticktockers: Kymberly Ledford
- Sustainer Liaison: Elizabeth Branch
Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution and parliamentary procedure.
Activities of National Charity League, Inc., South Austin Wildflowers Chapter include:
- Character Building
- College transition & Safety
- Collegiate Portfolios
- Conflict Resolution
- Goal Setting
- Healthy Attitudes
- Healthy Body Image
- Independent Living
- Internet & texting safety
- Interview Skills
- Life Skills
- Meeting Skills
- Mission Statements
- NCL Brand training
- Parliamentary Procedure
- Project management
- Public Speaking
- Stress Management
- Team Building
- Working on Committees
As future leaders, we continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives.
Mothers and daughters of each class attend a cultural experience together with a focus on different areas of art, theatre, dance and music.
Each Chapter celebrates the richness of its history through traditions that honor the past. The Mother Daughter Tea is an NCL, Inc. tradition. Today, NCL chapters around the country continue to embrace their long-standing traditions, as well as, create new ones.
As future leaders, we continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
Activities of our Chapter include:
- Mother-Daughter Tea
- Senior Recognition
- Chapter-wide Cultural Experiences focusing on Theater, Dance, Gardens & Public Lands, Music (Concert/Symphony/Opera), Visual Arts & Museums, and Community Exploration