Operation School Bell celebrates dressing 150,000 children in 63 years by helping even more kids.

Assistance League Bakersfield volunteer Lee Denham checks to make sure Jonathon Cervantes has everything on the list.  This year the organization reached a milestone by providing 150,000 local children with new clothing, serving  more than 100 schools in 27 different school districts during its 63-year history.

Alex Horvath The Californian

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This year, Assistance League Bakersfield is proudly celebrating the 63rd Anniversary of Operation School Bell®. This Program was created by our first chapter president, Ruth Ann Montgomery and is now the signature philanthropic program for all Assistance League Chapters.

“The Beginning and Where We Are Now,” provided by Kern County Superintendent of Schools for Assistance League Bakersfield, featuring the Operation School Bell Program.