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On behalf of our mothers and families of the Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc., I welcome to you to our website and thank you for your interest in learning more about our chapter.


Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is membership organization of mothers with children ages 2 to 19, dedicated to nurturing future African American leaders through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving, and civic duty. This illustrious organization was founded in 1938 and now represents more than 40,000 family members.

We are the forever home of the 25th National President Joli Cooper, of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated. The Southeastern Regions Immediate Past Regional Treasurer makes her home here as well. Like the great leaders before us, our mother members lead the way by providing our children inspiring and educational activities in leadership development, cultural awareness, legislative advocacy, and community service.  The betterment of the lives of all children is our mission and we are focused and committed to nurturing future servant leaders who will positively impact our world.


I am honored to serve as the 13th President of this exceptional chapter, and will continue the tradition of dynamic women who have led previously led and cultivated this chapter to its meaningful role in the Tampa Bay community.


Our website represents the time, talent, and resources of our leadership team to ensure we are committed to setting a standard of excellence through meaningful experiences for our children, families and community. We hope you enjoy our website and learn more about how we work, play, and live together to make our community better for all children.


Up the Hill Together,

Tammie Pickett McFarland, Chapter President 2022- 2024

Southeastern Region Immediate Past Regional Treasurer



Programming is the heart of our organization. Our vision for Greater Tampa Chapter is to establish a strong and firm foundation of scholarship and service as we design, implement and deliver out of the box programming for all children in the

Greater Tampa Bay community and beyond.

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The Greater Tampa Chapter is committed to answering the call to action. We are dedicated to volunteering our time and talents to better serve our communities and setting the bar for excellence as it relates to giving back to others. 


Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, and the Greater Tampa Chapter are proud to partner with several organizations which play a critical role in helping us to realize our missions of community service and preparing children to be successful leaders.

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