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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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 […]

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, […]

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

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  • News
  • Uncategorized

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 […]

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, […]

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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