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

High school girls are invited to borrow a prom dress from Cinderella’s Closet. Over 750 new and gently used formal dresses, shoes, jewelry and other accessories are available. Cinderella’s Closet will be open every other Saturday beginning March 30th through May 11th, and every Wednesday beginning April 3rd through May 15th. No appointment necessary!

Saturday Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday Hours: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cinderella’s Closet is located at the Assistance League of Bend Chapter House at 210 SE Urania Lane.

Volunteers will also be on campus at Bend High School and Summit High School with over 150 formal dresses to try on and borrow. Students may browse the collection during lunch break, as well as after school on the following dates:

· Bend High School: Thursday, April 4th & Tuesday, April 9th· Summit High School: Thursday, April 25th & Tuesday, April 30th

A completed permission slip signed by the student’s parent or guardian is required when visiting the Assistance League of Bend Chapter House and at the temporary mobile site at Bend and Summit high schools. Cinderella’s Closet Permission Slip

Contact cinderellascloset@assistanceleaguebend.com for more information or if interested in donating dresses, shoes, jewelry and other accessories. For more information on Cinderella’s Closet Click Here

2017-2018 Statistics

$426K

dollars returned to Deschutes County

5.5K

people served in Deschutes County

19.6K

hours volunteered

News & Events

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100+ WOMEN WHO CARE AWARDS DONATION

Representatives from 100+ Women Who Care of Central Oregon selected Assistance League® of Bend as the recipient of their first quarter donation of 2019. A check for $20,000 was presented Tuesday, April 9. The donation from 100+ Women  of Central Oregon will benefit Operation School Bell®, the signature philanthropic program of Assistance League. Through Operation School Bell, […]

Auto Clinic of Bend Chooses Operation School Bell!

Thank you to Auto Clinic of Bend for choosing our Operation School Bell® program to be the recipient of proceeds raised from their upcoming car raffle. The owner, Mr. Julius Wilson, shared his appreciation of OSB and the fond memories that he and his siblings have from when they were young children in California who […]

Dream Trip Raffle Winning Ticket Drawn

Congratulations to Ms. Martha Meeker of Sisters, Oregon! Her winning ticket was drawn at the Dream Trip Raffle on Thursday, February 28. Ms. Meeker’s Dream Trip of Choice will be the seven-night Alaskan Cruise. The winning ticket was drawn by last year’s winners, Jay and Chris Fain, who enjoyed a Dream Trip to Tuscany. Proceeds […]

Operation School Bell® Fall Session!

During Assistance League of Bend’s Operation School Bell® fall session a total of 1,846 students in the Bend-La Pine, Redmond and Sisters School Districts were able to shop for new school clothing.  More students will be able to shop during a second Operation School Bell session to be held in February.

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.

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 […]

News & Events

  • All
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  • Uncategorized

100+ WOMEN WHO CARE AWARDS DONATION

Representatives from 100+ Women Who Care of Central Oregon selected Assistance League® of Bend as the recipient of their first quarter donation of 2019. A check for $20,000 was presented Tuesday, April 9. The donation from 100+ Women  of Central Oregon will benefit Operation School Bell®, the signature philanthropic program of Assistance League. Through Operation School Bell, […]

Auto Clinic of Bend Chooses Operation School Bell!

Thank you to Auto Clinic of Bend for choosing our Operation School Bell® program to be the recipient of proceeds raised from their upcoming car raffle. The owner, Mr. Julius Wilson, shared his appreciation of OSB and the fond memories that he and his siblings have from when they were young children in California who […]

Dream Trip Raffle Winning Ticket Drawn

Congratulations to Ms. Martha Meeker of Sisters, Oregon! Her winning ticket was drawn at the Dream Trip Raffle on Thursday, February 28. Ms. Meeker’s Dream Trip of Choice will be the seven-night Alaskan Cruise. The winning ticket was drawn by last year’s winners, Jay and Chris Fain, who enjoyed a Dream Trip to Tuscany. Proceeds […]

Operation School Bell® Fall Session!

During Assistance League of Bend’s Operation School Bell® fall session a total of 1,846 students in the Bend-La Pine, Redmond and Sisters School Districts were able to shop for new school clothing.  More students will be able to shop during a second Operation School Bell session to be held in February.

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.

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 […]

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