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 […]
Assistance League of Riverside is conducting its seventh annual children’s book drive through Feb. 25. The books will be given to children clothed in the chapter’s Operation School Bell program. People may donate new or gently used books at the chapter’s Thrift Shop, 3707 Sunnyside Drive, Riverside. The shop is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 […]
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 […]
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the Whittier (CA) City Council commended the Assistance League of Whittier for the donation of $8,500 to the Whittier Public Library. Assistance League of Whittier was recognized for longstanding dedication to promoting literacy and the love of reading through the summer reading program and bookmobile. A […]