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 located in the Clear Creek and Dickinson Independent School Districts.

Assault Surivor Kit Assembly #1

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 and The Bridge Over Troubled Waters with interview and job appropriate clothing.

Barnes and Noble #1

Community Outreach

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

2019-2020 Statistics

$779

thousand dollars returned to our community

$353

thousand dollars earned from chapter fundraisers

29

thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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Award-Winning Resale Shop Sells Jewelry Grab Bags to Customer Making Items for Texas Children’s Hospital

Recently at our award-winning Resale Shop, a customer came in and bought all thirty jewelry grab bags available for purchase at 3.00 each, almost a $100.00 sale. Curious, volunteers asked if there was a plan for the purchase. Hearts were warmed when we learned the customer goes through the contents of the bags and makes […]

Operation School Bell Launches the 2020-2021 Year

Helping provide students with new clothing and shoes and hygiene supplies so they are able to walk into a classroom with pride is the focus of our chapter members. Through August 28, the organization has fulfilled the clothing request of 203 students from Texas City ISD and Clear Creek ISD and the Odyssey Academy charter […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Announced Changes To Its Signature Program, Operation School Bell , Due To COVID-19

International recognition for Assistance League of the Bay Area and Operation School Bell came in a surprise email from Sean Whyte, founder of Gray Hearts Denim, Kelowna, BC, Canada, stating he was naming Operation School Bell as his charity of choice to receive 130 pairs of new socks. Sean had ordered socks for his employees and […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area receives a $50,000 grant from the Leslie L. Alexander Foundation, Inc.

Assistance League of the Bay Area recently opened their mail to find an unexpected $50,000 donation from the Leslie L. Alexander Foundation, Inc. The name, Les Alexander, may seem familiar to Houstonians as the former owner of the Houston Rockets. The much-needed funds were a welcomed addition to our nonprofit’s budget just as plans are […]

Operation Cinderella Receives a Fairy Tale Donation

On July 29, Assistance League members met Joshua Acevedo, Director of Sales & Customer Experience at Macy’s Baybrook, and his associates at curbside pickup.  Members were thrilled to load the $15,000 worth of donations in their vehicles and unload at CCISD Learners Support Center where Operation Cinderella donations are stored and distributed. Macy’s has partnered […]

I Can See Clearly Now

In observance of Healthy Vision Month 2020, Assistance League of the Bay Area would like to recognize and thank Dr. Thomas J. Thomas, O.D., from Nasa Vision Center for his service to the community. Assistance League has had a steadfast relationship with Nasa Vision Center, dating back to when it was owned by Dr. Melissa […]

News & Events

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Award-Winning Resale Shop Sells Jewelry Grab Bags to Customer Making Items for Texas Children’s Hospital

Recently at our award-winning Resale Shop, a customer came in and bought all thirty jewelry grab bags available for purchase at 3.00 each, almost a $100.00 sale. Curious, volunteers asked if there was a plan for the purchase. Hearts were warmed when we learned the customer goes through the contents of the bags and makes […]

Operation School Bell Launches the 2020-2021 Year

Helping provide students with new clothing and shoes and hygiene supplies so they are able to walk into a classroom with pride is the focus of our chapter members. Through August 28, the organization has fulfilled the clothing request of 203 students from Texas City ISD and Clear Creek ISD and the Odyssey Academy charter […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area Announced Changes To Its Signature Program, Operation School Bell , Due To COVID-19

International recognition for Assistance League of the Bay Area and Operation School Bell came in a surprise email from Sean Whyte, founder of Gray Hearts Denim, Kelowna, BC, Canada, stating he was naming Operation School Bell as his charity of choice to receive 130 pairs of new socks. Sean had ordered socks for his employees and […]

Assistance League of the Bay Area receives a $50,000 grant from the Leslie L. Alexander Foundation, Inc.

Assistance League of the Bay Area recently opened their mail to find an unexpected $50,000 donation from the Leslie L. Alexander Foundation, Inc. The name, Les Alexander, may seem familiar to Houstonians as the former owner of the Houston Rockets. The much-needed funds were a welcomed addition to our nonprofit’s budget just as plans are […]

Operation Cinderella Receives a Fairy Tale Donation

On July 29, Assistance League members met Joshua Acevedo, Director of Sales & Customer Experience at Macy’s Baybrook, and his associates at curbside pickup.  Members were thrilled to load the $15,000 worth of donations in their vehicles and unload at CCISD Learners Support Center where Operation Cinderella donations are stored and distributed. Macy’s has partnered […]

I Can See Clearly Now

In observance of Healthy Vision Month 2020, Assistance League of the Bay Area would like to recognize and thank Dr. Thomas J. Thomas, O.D., from Nasa Vision Center for his service to the community. Assistance League has had a steadfast relationship with Nasa Vision Center, dating back to when it was owned by Dr. Melissa […]

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