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

News & Events

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Assistance League Donates to Galveston’s Children’s Center

On December 17, Assistance League® of the Bay Area members traveled to Galveston for a heartwarming experience with The Children’s Center residents aged eighteen months to seventeen. These children and teens selected age-level books, crafts, and school supplies. Additionally, they enjoyed holiday cupcakes and salty snacks. Anything that remained after they made their selections was […]

Operation School Bell Provides Clothing for 2,205 Students from August through December

Operation School Bell®, a signature program of Assistance League® and the chapter’s largest philanthropy, returned to the retail service model when the new school year began in August. Two thousand two hundred five (2,205) children were provided new school clothing and a hygiene kit throughout the fall months. Students, referred by authorized school personnel, came […]

Target Awards $2500 Grant to Assistance League of the Bay Area

Assistance League® of the Bay Area was awarded a $2500 grant from Target this summer. The grant is designated for Operation School Bell® and will allow the chapter to continue providing students identified as economically disadvantaged with clothing and hygiene kits. Nine school districts are currently served: Clear Creek, Deer Park, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galveston, La […]

Award-Winning Resale Shop Hosts Successful Home for the Holiday Extravaganza Sneak Peek Event

The award-winning Resale Shop’s Home for the Holidays Extravaganza Sneak Peeks was a great success thanks to customers, donors, members, and business partners. One hundred sixty-one (161) shoppers purchased tickets to experience a preview of the items offered during the extravaganza season from Wednesday, November 9th through Saturday, December 17th. On Tuesday, November 8th, the […]

Snack Attack Pack Initiative Intended to Defeat Food Insecurity

Snack Attack Packs are a subset of the Assistance League® of the Bay Area philanthropy, Operation Support Our Schools. Meals are delivered to a central counselor or social worker who distributes the meals to students who suffer from food insufficiency. Deer Park Independent School District, La Porte Independent School District, and Texas City Independent School […]

Little Free Libraries Continue to Promote Love of Reading

In the spring of 2021, Assistance League® of the Bay Area decided their National Assistance League® ACTION! Week efforts would be focused on working to install Little Free Library locations in the community. One was placed by the front door of the chapter’s award-winning shop. Just recently, a member snapped a photo of a little […]

News & Events

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  • News

Assistance League Donates to Galveston’s Children’s Center

On December 17, Assistance League® of the Bay Area members traveled to Galveston for a heartwarming experience with The Children’s Center residents aged eighteen months to seventeen. These children and teens selected age-level books, crafts, and school supplies. Additionally, they enjoyed holiday cupcakes and salty snacks. Anything that remained after they made their selections was […]

Operation School Bell Provides Clothing for 2,205 Students from August through December

Operation School Bell®, a signature program of Assistance League® and the chapter’s largest philanthropy, returned to the retail service model when the new school year began in August. Two thousand two hundred five (2,205) children were provided new school clothing and a hygiene kit throughout the fall months. Students, referred by authorized school personnel, came […]

Target Awards $2500 Grant to Assistance League of the Bay Area

Assistance League® of the Bay Area was awarded a $2500 grant from Target this summer. The grant is designated for Operation School Bell® and will allow the chapter to continue providing students identified as economically disadvantaged with clothing and hygiene kits. Nine school districts are currently served: Clear Creek, Deer Park, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galveston, La […]

Award-Winning Resale Shop Hosts Successful Home for the Holiday Extravaganza Sneak Peek Event

The award-winning Resale Shop’s Home for the Holidays Extravaganza Sneak Peeks was a great success thanks to customers, donors, members, and business partners. One hundred sixty-one (161) shoppers purchased tickets to experience a preview of the items offered during the extravaganza season from Wednesday, November 9th through Saturday, December 17th. On Tuesday, November 8th, the […]

Snack Attack Pack Initiative Intended to Defeat Food Insecurity

Snack Attack Packs are a subset of the Assistance League® of the Bay Area philanthropy, Operation Support Our Schools. Meals are delivered to a central counselor or social worker who distributes the meals to students who suffer from food insufficiency. Deer Park Independent School District, La Porte Independent School District, and Texas City Independent School […]

Little Free Libraries Continue to Promote Love of Reading

In the spring of 2021, Assistance League® of the Bay Area decided their National Assistance League® ACTION! Week efforts would be focused on working to install Little Free Library locations in the community. One was placed by the front door of the chapter’s award-winning shop. Just recently, a member snapped a photo of a little […]

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