Who We Are

Assistance League of Bend is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization making a difference in the lives of children and adults dealing with poverty, homelessness, and cancer in Deschutes County.  We serve the community through a number of philanthropic programs which include new school clothes for students living in poverty, memory books for foster children, personal care items for low-income seniors, and handmade hats for cancer patients and the homeless.  

Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

2017-2018 Statistics

$426K

dollars returned to Deschutes County

5.5K

people served in Deschutes County

19.6K

hours volunteered

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John Voelzow of Pavé Jewelry Receives National Award

John Voelzow, proprietor of Pavé Fine Jewelry, was presented with the National Operation School Bell® Award at the Assistance League® of Bend Silver Gala. The award recognizes Mr. Voelzow’s many years of significant contributions to Assistance League of Bend and its philanthropic programs that support vulnerable children in Deschutes County. The award is intended to […]

Welcome New Members!

Fourteen dedicated volunteers completed three training sessions and jumped in to help with our philanthropic programs and fundraisers. We gratefully welcome these new members who paid their dues (literally and figuratively), signed up for committees, and are ready to serve.

Washington Federal awards $2000 Grant for Operation School Bell

Joan Craig, Grant Chairman for Assistance League of Bend accepted a check in the amount of $2,000 from Washington Federal Savings and Loan for use in the Operation School Bell Program. Lenka Moor and Rea Hrivanek of Washington Federal presented the check to Joan.

Grant from OnPoint Community Credit Union!

Assistance League of Bend is the proud and grateful recipient of a $1,000 grant from OnPoint Community Credit Union. Many thanks to OnPoint for its support. The grant will help Assistance League to continue to support those in need throughout Deschutes County!

Cinderella’s Closet

The fairy tale became a reality for many local teens who visited Assistance League of Bend’s Cinderella’s Closet in anticipation of their high school proms.  The girls were able to select a dress, shoes, and jewelry to borrow for their special night.  Thanks to a  tremendous response from the community the students had over 700 […]

25 Years as a Chapter!

Assistance League of Bend was chartered in 1993 and became the 92nd chapter of Assistance League.  Operation School Bell®, which provides new school clothes to students, has grown from serving 30 students in its inaugural year to over 2,000 students annually.  The work of our 150 volunteers touches the lives of 5,600 neighbors in need […]

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  • Events
  • News
  • Uncategorized

John Voelzow of Pavé Jewelry Receives National Award

John Voelzow, proprietor of Pavé Fine Jewelry, was presented with the National Operation School Bell® Award at the Assistance League® of Bend Silver Gala. The award recognizes Mr. Voelzow’s many years of significant contributions to Assistance League of Bend and its philanthropic programs that support vulnerable children in Deschutes County. The award is intended to […]

Welcome New Members!

Fourteen dedicated volunteers completed three training sessions and jumped in to help with our philanthropic programs and fundraisers. We gratefully welcome these new members who paid their dues (literally and figuratively), signed up for committees, and are ready to serve.

Washington Federal awards $2000 Grant for Operation School Bell

Joan Craig, Grant Chairman for Assistance League of Bend accepted a check in the amount of $2,000 from Washington Federal Savings and Loan for use in the Operation School Bell Program. Lenka Moor and Rea Hrivanek of Washington Federal presented the check to Joan.

Grant from OnPoint Community Credit Union!

Assistance League of Bend is the proud and grateful recipient of a $1,000 grant from OnPoint Community Credit Union. Many thanks to OnPoint for its support. The grant will help Assistance League to continue to support those in need throughout Deschutes County!

Cinderella’s Closet

The fairy tale became a reality for many local teens who visited Assistance League of Bend’s Cinderella’s Closet in anticipation of their high school proms.  The girls were able to select a dress, shoes, and jewelry to borrow for their special night.  Thanks to a  tremendous response from the community the students had over 700 […]

25 Years as a Chapter!

Assistance League of Bend was chartered in 1993 and became the 92nd chapter of Assistance League.  Operation School Bell®, which provides new school clothes to students, has grown from serving 30 students in its inaugural year to over 2,000 students annually.  The work of our 150 volunteers touches the lives of 5,600 neighbors in need […]

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