Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Students, grades pre-K – 12, can shop at designated JCPenney stores.  They select their clothing based on individual needs and circumstances.  All receive a personal hygiene kit.  Their smiles as they leave the store are as big as their bags!

Operation Cinderella

Provides high school seniors in need with everything necessary, from formal dresses to tux rental gift certificates, for a positive prom experience.

Operation Support Our Schools

Provides various support services to at-risk students on nineteen campuses and two school clusters in the Clear Creek and Dickinson Independent School Districts.

Assembles and delivers Snack Attack Packs to Deer Park, La Porte, and Texas City ISDs to distribute to students faced with food insufficiencies.

Assault Survivor Kit 2020-2021 Success

Assault Survivor Kits®

Provides clothing and hygiene kits for victims of domestic and sexual assaults whose clothing has been retained by law enforcement as evidence.

Ready for Work

Provides men and women identified by the Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Family Houston Bay Area, Family Promise of Clear Creek, and Workforce Solutions – Clear Lake with interview and job-appropriate clothing.

Community Outreach Tornado Victims

Community Outreach

Provides opportunities to meet one-time or emergency needs in the service area.

2022-2023 Statistics

$1,187

million dollars returned to our community

$455.0

thousand dollars accrued from resource development initiatives

37,316

thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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Weegatta Served as Alternate Fundraiser in the Chapter’s Early Years

During the membership meeting held on March 27, 1989, Sharon Dillard presented the board’s recommendation to alternate the Ball of the Wild annual event with a Weegatta. The Weegatta would be similar to a Regatta but with tiny boats that could be purchased for a small fee. The motion was unanimously passed, and the fundraising […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Celebrates Women’s History Month

Assistance League® of the Bay Area celebrates Women’s History Month by acknowledging the contributions of two women to significant events in history and contemporary society. Anne Banning left, and Ada Edwards Laughlin, right, our organization’s founders, believed in the power of the individual to be a difference-maker.

Assistance League of the Bay Area Recognizes National Nutrition Month

When it comes to proper nutrition, every bite counts. National Nutrition Month focuses on making the right food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. Assistance League® of the Bay Area continues to support students who may face food insecurity by providing nonperishable items to students through the chapter’s philanthropic programs, Operation Support […]

City of Dickinson Issues Proclamation Declaring February 27, 2024 as Assistance League of the Bay Area Day

The chapter thanks the City of Dickinson for issuing a proclamation declaring February 27, 2024, as Assistance League® of the Bay Area Day in celebration of our 30th anniversary, May 19, 2024. Mayor Sean Skipworth presents the proclamation to President Rebecca Saavedra (left) and President-Elect Linda Byrd (right).

Operation Cinderella 2024 Season is Underway

Our chapter’s Cinderella season is underway at the Clear Creek ISD Learner Support Center, which has temporarily been transformed into a stylish boutique with ballgowns, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and corsages for our young women to select for that all-important rite of passage. Twin sisters found the perfect combination of complementary style and color to attend […]

Bay Area Houston Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta Emphasize Service to Area Nonprofits

Assistance League® of the Bay Area is grateful to have established a connection with the Bay Area Houston Alumnae Chapter-Delta Sigma Theta Sorority a few years ago. They have generously supported two of our philanthropic initiatives – Assault Survivor Kits® and Operation Cinderella. Moreover, every year, they volunteer en masse at our renowned Resale Shop […]

News & Events

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  • News

Weegatta Served as Alternate Fundraiser in the Chapter’s Early Years

During the membership meeting held on March 27, 1989, Sharon Dillard presented the board’s recommendation to alternate the Ball of the Wild annual event with a Weegatta. The Weegatta would be similar to a Regatta but with tiny boats that could be purchased for a small fee. The motion was unanimously passed, and the fundraising […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Celebrates Women’s History Month

Assistance League® of the Bay Area celebrates Women’s History Month by acknowledging the contributions of two women to significant events in history and contemporary society. Anne Banning left, and Ada Edwards Laughlin, right, our organization’s founders, believed in the power of the individual to be a difference-maker.

Assistance League of the Bay Area Recognizes National Nutrition Month

When it comes to proper nutrition, every bite counts. National Nutrition Month focuses on making the right food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. Assistance League® of the Bay Area continues to support students who may face food insecurity by providing nonperishable items to students through the chapter’s philanthropic programs, Operation Support […]

City of Dickinson Issues Proclamation Declaring February 27, 2024 as Assistance League of the Bay Area Day

The chapter thanks the City of Dickinson for issuing a proclamation declaring February 27, 2024, as Assistance League® of the Bay Area Day in celebration of our 30th anniversary, May 19, 2024. Mayor Sean Skipworth presents the proclamation to President Rebecca Saavedra (left) and President-Elect Linda Byrd (right).

Operation Cinderella 2024 Season is Underway

Our chapter’s Cinderella season is underway at the Clear Creek ISD Learner Support Center, which has temporarily been transformed into a stylish boutique with ballgowns, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and corsages for our young women to select for that all-important rite of passage. Twin sisters found the perfect combination of complementary style and color to attend […]

Bay Area Houston Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta Emphasize Service to Area Nonprofits

Assistance League® of the Bay Area is grateful to have established a connection with the Bay Area Houston Alumnae Chapter-Delta Sigma Theta Sorority a few years ago. They have generously supported two of our philanthropic initiatives – Assault Survivor Kits® and Operation Cinderella. Moreover, every year, they volunteer en masse at our renowned Resale Shop […]

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