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

2018-2019 Statistics

$413K

dollars returned to Deschutes County

6.0K

people served in Deschutes County

20.7K

hours volunteered

News & Events

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  • Cinderella's Closet
  • Grants
  • News
  • Operation School Bell
  • Programs
  • These Kids Are Cookin'
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PPE for Health Care Workers

In support of our community during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Assistance League® of Bend members have been sewing masks and emergency room trauma hats for local front line health care workers.  Together we are making a difference by sewing items that help to supplement the tight supply of personal protective equipment for our brave medical workers […]

These Kids Are Cookin’

Due to school closures in the Bend-LaPine and Redmond School Districts in response to the COVID-19 virus, the spring session of These Kids are Cookin’ has been canceled.  Assistance League of Bend volunteers hope to offer the after-school cooking class this fall when school resumes.   This exciting program teaches young chefs how to prepare simple […]

Cinderella’s Closet

Cinderella’s Closet ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO CINDERELLA’S CLOSET ARE SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.    As we receive new information from the Bend-La Pine and Redmond school districts, we will update this page. Thank you, and stay well! Normally, high school girls can borrow prom and homecoming dresses, shoes and accessories […]

Kitchen Kaleidoscope Event Cancelled

In light of the increasing concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19), Assistance League® of Bend has made the difficult decision to cancel Kitchen Kaleidoscope being planned for June 27, 2020. The health and safety of our community is our first priority. We would like to thank the homeowners and local businesses for their support and look forward […]

Grant Award

On February 13, Joan Craig (center), Grant Chairman, accepted a $3,150 grant from WaFd Bank (Washington Federal) for Assistance League of Bend.

Operation School Bell

Thanks for Making Operation School Bell a Success With the help of hundreds of volunteers, Assistance League of Bend provided new school clothes to over 2100 students in need from Bend-La Pine, Redmond and Sisters school districts. This effort would not be possible without the generous donation of time and money from our members, community […]

News & Events

  • All
  • Cinderella's Closet
  • Grants
  • News
  • Operation School Bell
  • Programs
  • These Kids Are Cookin'
  • Uncategorized

PPE for Health Care Workers

In support of our community during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Assistance League® of Bend members have been sewing masks and emergency room trauma hats for local front line health care workers.  Together we are making a difference by sewing items that help to supplement the tight supply of personal protective equipment for our brave medical workers […]

These Kids Are Cookin’

Due to school closures in the Bend-LaPine and Redmond School Districts in response to the COVID-19 virus, the spring session of These Kids are Cookin’ has been canceled.  Assistance League of Bend volunteers hope to offer the after-school cooking class this fall when school resumes.   This exciting program teaches young chefs how to prepare simple […]

Cinderella’s Closet

Cinderella’s Closet ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO CINDERELLA’S CLOSET ARE SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.    As we receive new information from the Bend-La Pine and Redmond school districts, we will update this page. Thank you, and stay well! Normally, high school girls can borrow prom and homecoming dresses, shoes and accessories […]

Kitchen Kaleidoscope Event Cancelled

In light of the increasing concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19), Assistance League® of Bend has made the difficult decision to cancel Kitchen Kaleidoscope being planned for June 27, 2020. The health and safety of our community is our first priority. We would like to thank the homeowners and local businesses for their support and look forward […]

Grant Award

On February 13, Joan Craig (center), Grant Chairman, accepted a $3,150 grant from WaFd Bank (Washington Federal) for Assistance League of Bend.

Operation School Bell

Thanks for Making Operation School Bell a Success With the help of hundreds of volunteers, Assistance League of Bend provided new school clothes to over 2100 students in need from Bend-La Pine, Redmond and Sisters school districts. This effort would not be possible without the generous donation of time and money from our members, community […]

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Every dollar funds the programs which serve the community!