Assistance League Founder Anne Banning’s Focus on Youth Serving During National Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is celebrated annually in March to honor the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. Anne Banning was a prominent member of a group of ladies in Los Angeles who did local charitable work in the 1890s. In 1906, Mrs. Banning organized a relief unit called Assistance League® in response to […]

Assisteens of the Bay Area Salute National Nutrition Month

Assisteens® of the Bay Area are proud to work with the chapter through the Snack Attack Pack initiative, assembling items to distribute to students in Deer Park ISD, La Porte ISD, and Texas City ISD dealing with food insufficiency, volunteering, and donating items to the Clear Lake Food Pantry and Interfaith Caring Ministries and helping […]

Newest Philanthropic Program, Crafted with Care, Provides Surprise Treats for Children at Local Shelters

Assisteens®, who participated in the organization’s newest philanthropic program, Crafted with Care, after the membership meeting, enjoyed creating celebratory headpieces for children to wear for St. Patrick’s Day. Children, ages 4-10, who reside at the Bay Area Turning Point shelter and The Bridge Over Troubled Waters receive these surprise treats monthly.

Birthday-in-a-Box Provides Opportunity for At-Risk Elementary-Aged Students to Celebrate

Do you remember the excitement and anticipation as your birthday neared each year? The celebration with friends, opening presents, and blowing out the candles on your cake? Can you imagine there may be children who may not get that experience? Neither can we! Each month after the membership meeting adjourns, Assisteens® of the Bay Area […]

Assisteens of the Bay Area Attend Grand Opening of The Bridge for Kids

Assisteens® of the Bay Area offers its heartiest congratulations to The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, as they continue to enhance their service to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by adding The Bridge for Kids to their campus. Assisteens feel privileged to work with them in two of the auxiliary’s philanthropic programs, Crafted with […]

Assisteens Collaborate with Chapter on Snack Attack Packs Assembly

From August through May, 900 meals are packaged for distribution to three school districts through a collaborative effort between adult members and Assisteens® through the chapter’s Snack Attack Packs philanthropic program. Recipients are students from the Deer Park ISD, La Porte ISD, and Texas City ISD, who face food insecurity. District personnel ensure these students […]