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...
Make a Difference Day results are rolling in from Assistance League chapters across the country, as member volunteers seek to surpass the previous two year's accomplishments.
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.
Some chapters, like Assistance League of Hawaii, went above and beyond. Member volunteers gave hardback children's books to Next Step Shelter in Honolulu and then sponsored a birthday party with cake, gifts, goodie bags and a supervised art project for the 50+ children living in the shelter. More...
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...
Click on MAP to see locations and contact information for our 120 chapters and 98 thrift shops, consignment shops, program shops and gift shops.
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.
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Thrift Shop Road Trip is in Washington.
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