Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Students, grades pre K – 12, have the opportunity to shop at a designated Kohl’s or Target store.  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 the bags they are carrying!

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 a variety of support services to at-risk students on nineteen campuses and two school clusters located in the Clear Creek and Dickinson Independent School Districts.

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 United Way of Greater Houston THRIVE Center at Bay Area, Family Promise of Clear Creek, and The Bridge Over Troubled Waters 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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Operation School Bell Committee Plans for Upcoming Shopping Days

Our 2022-2023 philanthropic season has begun in earnest! Members of the Operation School Bell® committee are working hard to plan a seamless experience for our students and families and our volunteers. Shopping days will begin on Tuesday, August 9, with our new retail store partner, JCPenney. Izella Dornell, Operation School Bell Chairman, pictured fourth from […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Tallies $1 Million in Grants Since 2007

Assistance League® of the Bay Area is thrilled to announce the chapter has cumulatively tallied $1 million in grants since 2007, when robust recordkeeping began. Achieving this milestone required a laser-focus effort from the volunteer team and committee leaders, who sought to improve the process by effectively and efficiently sharing our stories and strengthening and […]

Chapter’s Marketing Initiatives Amplified Brand and Community Awareness

The organization’s visibility was greatly expanded through the increased use of website features for member productivity and public information, our footprint on social media, and amplified coverage in local community publications and billboards across the Houston-Galveston Bay Area. National Assistance League ACTION! Week participation resulted in a donation of books, dresses, and fleece blankets to […]

Ready for Work Philanthropic Program Serves 39 Clients

Thirty-nine clients were provided with an interview or job-appropriate clothing through the chapter’s Ready for Work philanthropic program for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Referrals came via our partnerships with Family Promise of Clear Creek, The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, and United Way of Greater Houston.

Operation Support Our Schools Serves At-Risk Students in Multiple School Districts

On significant pause during the pandemic, Operation Support Our Schools kicked into high gear during the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Serving at-risk students in Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD, Dickinson ISD, and Texas City ISD, the chapter provided vision referrals for eye examinations and prescription eyewear, arranged for donated dental care by Dr. Cindy Castille, […]

Chapter’s Largest Philanthropy, Operation School Bell, Provides Clothing & Accessories for over 2100 Students

The chapter’s largest philanthropic program, Operation School Bell®, continued to honor accommodations for its retail establishments, school districts, and students by a shopping style modification during the 2021-2022 year. Personal shoppers outfitted 2,155 students across eight school districts including Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD, Dickinson ISD, Friendswood ISD, Galveston ISD, La Porte ISD, Texas […]

News & Events

  • All
  • News

Operation School Bell Committee Plans for Upcoming Shopping Days

Our 2022-2023 philanthropic season has begun in earnest! Members of the Operation School Bell® committee are working hard to plan a seamless experience for our students and families and our volunteers. Shopping days will begin on Tuesday, August 9, with our new retail store partner, JCPenney. Izella Dornell, Operation School Bell Chairman, pictured fourth from […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Tallies $1 Million in Grants Since 2007

Assistance League® of the Bay Area is thrilled to announce the chapter has cumulatively tallied $1 million in grants since 2007, when robust recordkeeping began. Achieving this milestone required a laser-focus effort from the volunteer team and committee leaders, who sought to improve the process by effectively and efficiently sharing our stories and strengthening and […]

Chapter’s Marketing Initiatives Amplified Brand and Community Awareness

The organization’s visibility was greatly expanded through the increased use of website features for member productivity and public information, our footprint on social media, and amplified coverage in local community publications and billboards across the Houston-Galveston Bay Area. National Assistance League ACTION! Week participation resulted in a donation of books, dresses, and fleece blankets to […]

Ready for Work Philanthropic Program Serves 39 Clients

Thirty-nine clients were provided with an interview or job-appropriate clothing through the chapter’s Ready for Work philanthropic program for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Referrals came via our partnerships with Family Promise of Clear Creek, The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, and United Way of Greater Houston.

Operation Support Our Schools Serves At-Risk Students in Multiple School Districts

On significant pause during the pandemic, Operation Support Our Schools kicked into high gear during the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Serving at-risk students in Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD, Dickinson ISD, and Texas City ISD, the chapter provided vision referrals for eye examinations and prescription eyewear, arranged for donated dental care by Dr. Cindy Castille, […]

Chapter’s Largest Philanthropy, Operation School Bell, Provides Clothing & Accessories for over 2100 Students

The chapter’s largest philanthropic program, Operation School Bell®, continued to honor accommodations for its retail establishments, school districts, and students by a shopping style modification during the 2021-2022 year. Personal shoppers outfitted 2,155 students across eight school districts including Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD, Dickinson ISD, Friendswood ISD, Galveston ISD, La Porte ISD, Texas […]

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