Who We Are

We are 260 member volunteers in Atlanta focused on making our community a better place to live.

Assistance League of Atlanta is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization helping children and adults in need rebuild their lives and become more self-sufficient.  Through our programs, we assist a network of 250 community partners to provide new clothing, food, household goods, hygiene kits, comfort items and educational aid to those affected by homelessness, abuse and poverty.

Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community 

2019-20 Statistics

494,000

dollars returned to the Atlanta community

50,500

people served in the Atlanta community

53,500

hours volunteered

Assistance League - Still Helping, Always Caring

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Attic Treasures Thrift Shop

Please follow our weekly Shopper News emails for updates and online bargains. Safety is still our #1 concern for our shoppers and our member volunteers, so we will continue to limit the number of customers in the store at one time, and we will require masks. Thank you for your support and understanding.  In addition […]

Our Bears For Children Program

Each year, our chapter provides thousands of new, child-safe, cuddly bears to comfort frightened children during crisis situations. Hospitals, law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and other emergency agencies distribute the bears to children in need of comfort during traumatic and stressful circumstances. It’s very rewarding when we receive feedback from those whose lives we’ve touched […]

National Assistance League ACTION! Week

ACTION! Week is a National Assistance League annual event held the last week in February with chapters across the U.S. choosing their own unique project to help less fortunate children in their respective communities. This year, our Atlanta Chapter’s Action! Week theme was about helping children less fortunate to blossom and grow and experience the transformation […]

Layettes are delivered to Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center

Amid the pandemic, babies are being born, and there are mothers in need who do not have proper clothing for their newborns. Through our Wee Help Program, Assistance League provides new baby items such as diapers, blankets, gowns, towels, wipes, socks and a hand-knitted cap. Recently our members gathered to assemble and package the layettes […]

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Attic Treasures Thrift Shop

Please follow our weekly Shopper News emails for updates and online bargains. Safety is still our #1 concern for our shoppers and our member volunteers, so we will continue to limit the number of customers in the store at one time, and we will require masks. Thank you for your support and understanding.  In addition […]

Our Bears For Children Program

Each year, our chapter provides thousands of new, child-safe, cuddly bears to comfort frightened children during crisis situations. Hospitals, law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and other emergency agencies distribute the bears to children in need of comfort during traumatic and stressful circumstances. It’s very rewarding when we receive feedback from those whose lives we’ve touched […]

National Assistance League ACTION! Week

ACTION! Week is a National Assistance League annual event held the last week in February with chapters across the U.S. choosing their own unique project to help less fortunate children in their respective communities. This year, our Atlanta Chapter’s Action! Week theme was about helping children less fortunate to blossom and grow and experience the transformation […]

Layettes are delivered to Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center

Amid the pandemic, babies are being born, and there are mothers in need who do not have proper clothing for their newborns. Through our Wee Help Program, Assistance League provides new baby items such as diapers, blankets, gowns, towels, wipes, socks and a hand-knitted cap. Recently our members gathered to assemble and package the layettes […]

Chapter Year in Review

How can over 260 Assistance League member volunteers help more than 50,000 children and adults in need in our community? Through hard work, a generous spirit, a desire to help others and a large network of community partners, that’s how. Our partner network includes 235 elementary and middle schools in DeKalb County, Fulton County and the […]

Assistance League Provides Scholarships

Our chapter provides scholarships to 30-40 college students each year who are active in community service while attending one of seven Georgia institutions of higher learning. The recipients and the amounts they are awarded are at the discretion of each university. Since the inception of our “Links to Education” in 2003, we have donated over […]

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