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Donor Appreciation Speaks Volumes: The Power of Gratitude

November is traditionally the month for giving thanks and few do it any better than our member volunteers. Assistance League chapters from the east coast to the west, from the northern pines to the southern climes, express appreciation to donors in countless ways throughout the year with sincerity and gratitude.

Assistance League of Las Vegas pulled out all the stops this spring and hosted a Donor Recognition and Member Appreciation Gala for the first time in years. Eighteen donors and their guests joined members for an evening of entertainment and light fare. President Dana Wiesner and immediate past President Carroll Mueller honored attendees for their annual or cumulative contributions. According to Mueller, all donors, whether they attended or not, received the message that they are valued by Assistance League and the community. More...

Assistance League Aiming for a Make A Difference Day Three-Peat

Make A Difference Day results are in from Assistance League chapters across the country, as member volunteers seek to surpass the previous two years' accomplishments. 110 chapters collected 94,127 children's books through the efforts of 7,957 members and community volunteers.

Recognized as a 2012 Honoree and 2013 All-Star Award winner by USA WEEKEND magazine and Points of Light, a record 110 chapters collected and distributed children's books this year to selected sites with short supplies of literary materials.

In the Midwest, Assistance League of Indianapolis delivered books to Teachers' Treasures, Indianapolis Boys and Girls Club, and Nora Elementary School for use by Burmese refugee students. More...

Thrift Shop Road Trip In Washington

The Road Trip is in the state of Washington. Our first stop is Bellingham to visit Assistance League of Bellingham Thrift & Gift. Their slogan is "When you shop at our Thrift & Gift, you get a good deal and do a good deed!" Their Yule Boutique will be held Saturday November 8 featuring fabulous gift items, holiday decorations and more with free refreshments and live music to accompany the shopping experience. More...

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National Impact

In 2012-2013 $38+ million returned to local communities; 1.5 million people assisted; 26,000 member volunteers in 120 chapters who contributed 3.2+ million service hours; Operation School Bell assisted 330,815 children last year and nearly 4 million since 1958.

Impact Video

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Make A Difference Day

Click HERE for results, impact stories and photos. THANK YOU to all who organized, donated, delivered and read the childrens' books.


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Thrift Shop Road Trip

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