BURBANK, Calif., March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — National Assistance League, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization with 120 chapters and 23,000 members nationally, announced today that its chapters collected or purchased more than 100,000 books which the organization donated to schools, libraries and other community organizations to support literacy among youth. Termed Legacy of Literacy, the program was initiated […]
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Families with children gathered to celebrate the Legacy of Literacy Day on Saturday morning in the northeast Houston neighborhood of Denver Harbor. At the Head Start literacy event, which was open to the public, children played games, won prizes, completed arts and crafts, had their faces painted and chose books to take home after listening […]
Drawing on the success of reaching their national goal of collecting and donating 500,000 books in five years, Assistance League has decided to devote a special day of their own to help combat childhood literacy. On the fourth Saturday of February 2018, chapters across the country will stage their first “Legacy of Literacy” event in […]
Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service, has served as a springboard for Assistance League’s Legacy of Literacy. The annual children’s book drive, started in 2012, has been implemented in many different ways across the country, thanks to the enthusiasm and creative efforts of our member volunteers and generous book donations […]
As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Imagine what our Legacy of Literacy event will bring with the shower of books on children. Perhaps they will bloom into enthusiastic readers! Recently, Assistance League® chapters held special events centered around literacy during our Legacy of Literacy event. With over 80% of our chapters participating […]
This past fall, Assistance League of the Bay Area entered into a partnership with Kohl’s, as the chapter shifted to an all-retail model for their largest philanthropic program, Operation School Bell®. There have been numerous ways Kohl’s has demonstrated their commitment to the partnership. On Saturday, January 12, they came through, once again. After observing the […]