Philanthropic Programs

Assault Survivor Kits®

…are provided to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners at Dell Children’s Medical Center. These kits are made up of clothing, toiletries, and a book on surviving sexual assault to help restore the dignity of child and adolescent survivors.  ASK additionally now provides physical and emotional services to them.

Assistance League Scholarships

…are provided to qualifying students attending Austin Community College to help them achieve their dreams. These scholarships cover tuition, books, and fees.

Taking a scenic boat ride on Lake Austin

Bus With Us

…provides seniors from area assisted living and nursing facilities, along with Austin recreational facilities, a scenic, restful and relaxing day out.

Fresh Start

…serves foster youth in the Greater Austin area who exiting the foster care system and moving into independent living.

Operation School Bell®

…is the flagship program of Assistance League chapters across the United States. Austin’s Operation School Bell provides school-age children in need with a wardrobe of new school clothing, shoes and toiletries. The goal is to boost students’ self-esteem so they will excel in school.

Operation Wish List

…provides an opportunity each year for the faculty and staff of a carefully selected Austin ISD elementary school to submit a Wish List of items for us to fulfill that will enhance the educational experience for their students.


…is designed to address one-time or short-term needs in the community. Often times this means teaming with a business.

Toy Cart

…at Dell Children’s Medical Center brings joy to young patients by giving them a toy and a book 4 times a week for as long as they are in the hospital. This program also covers the emergency room and children needing a CAT scan.

Waste Not

…allows Assistance League to re-purpose goods that cannot be sold in THRIFT HOUSE or used by our programs.

2016-17 Statistics


clients served in the Austin community


volunteer hours


patients served at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

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