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.

Cards for Heroes Memorial Hermann Southeast

Community Outreach

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

2021-2022 Statistics

$1,042

million dollars returned to our community

$633.2

thousand dollars accrued from resource development initiatives

35,026

thousand hours volunteered

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Chapter Recognizes the Albemarle Foundation for their Continued Support

The Albemarle Foundation’s Houston Bay Area Divison designated Assistance League of the Bay Area® as an agency in 2015. Employees have contributed to the foundation, and since our designation we have received $128,647, allowing us to serve and transform the lives of children and adults in our community. Pictured left to right: Sandra Kelver, Vice […]

Operation Support Our Schools Serves Students in Five School Districts

Operation Support Our Schools is the chapter’s philanthropic program that addresses food insecurity, financial supplements, vision, and dental care, provides toiletry items for students, recognizes achievements such as perfect attendance and acts of kindness, and responds to emergency situations. Through a partnership with Communities In Schools Bay Area, students who attend campuses in Clear Creek […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Supports Those Victimized by Domestic Violence

The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are victims of physical violence by a partner every year. Did you know every 9 seconds, a woman in the U.S. is beaten or assaulted by a current or ex-significant other? And 1 in 4 men are victims of some form of […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area’s Ready for Work Serves Eighteen Clients and Establishes New Partnership

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the Greater Houston area for July was 4.8%. Recovery from the pandemic is happening, but not as quickly for those still seeking jobs. For those seeking employment, the stress can be great as financial commitments mount at an increasing rate. Through Assistance League […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Provides Shopping Opportunity for 1700 Students

In partnership with the JCPenney Baybrook, League City, and Pasadena stores, Assistance League of the Bay Area®‘s signature program, Operation School Bell®, allowed 1700 students to shop and select school-appropriate clothes, undergarments, and shoes. They also received a hygiene kit with shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, a toothbrush, and for older students, deodorant. The next phase of […]

Moody Methodist Church – Permanent Endowment Fund Recognized for Support of Operation School Bell

At the chapter’s September Kick-Off Meeting and Luncheon, Moody Methodist Church – Permanent Endowment Fund was recognized for its continued financial support of the organization’s largest philanthropic program, Operation School Bell®. Since 2018 they have donated $215,000, allowing us to clothe more students. Pictured, left to right: Sandra Kelver, Vice President Resource Development, Ann Halligan, […]

News & Events

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Chapter Recognizes the Albemarle Foundation for their Continued Support

The Albemarle Foundation’s Houston Bay Area Divison designated Assistance League of the Bay Area® as an agency in 2015. Employees have contributed to the foundation, and since our designation we have received $128,647, allowing us to serve and transform the lives of children and adults in our community. Pictured left to right: Sandra Kelver, Vice […]

Operation Support Our Schools Serves Students in Five School Districts

Operation Support Our Schools is the chapter’s philanthropic program that addresses food insecurity, financial supplements, vision, and dental care, provides toiletry items for students, recognizes achievements such as perfect attendance and acts of kindness, and responds to emergency situations. Through a partnership with Communities In Schools Bay Area, students who attend campuses in Clear Creek […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Supports Those Victimized by Domestic Violence

The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are victims of physical violence by a partner every year. Did you know every 9 seconds, a woman in the U.S. is beaten or assaulted by a current or ex-significant other? And 1 in 4 men are victims of some form of […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area’s Ready for Work Serves Eighteen Clients and Establishes New Partnership

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the Greater Houston area for July was 4.8%. Recovery from the pandemic is happening, but not as quickly for those still seeking jobs. For those seeking employment, the stress can be great as financial commitments mount at an increasing rate. Through Assistance League […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Provides Shopping Opportunity for 1700 Students

In partnership with the JCPenney Baybrook, League City, and Pasadena stores, Assistance League of the Bay Area®‘s signature program, Operation School Bell®, allowed 1700 students to shop and select school-appropriate clothes, undergarments, and shoes. They also received a hygiene kit with shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, a toothbrush, and for older students, deodorant. The next phase of […]

Moody Methodist Church – Permanent Endowment Fund Recognized for Support of Operation School Bell

At the chapter’s September Kick-Off Meeting and Luncheon, Moody Methodist Church – Permanent Endowment Fund was recognized for its continued financial support of the organization’s largest philanthropic program, Operation School Bell®. Since 2018 they have donated $215,000, allowing us to clothe more students. Pictured, left to right: Sandra Kelver, Vice President Resource Development, Ann Halligan, […]

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