New Clothing for 1,756 Students

Assistance League of Bend provided new school clothing to 1,756 students in Deschutes County through Operation School Bell this fall. New clothes elevate self-esteem, promote peer acceptance, improve attendance, foster learning, boost graduation rates and inspire hope. The total cost to provide these clothes, coats and shoes was approximately $194,000. Assistance League of Bend is immensely grateful for the generosity of the donors, grantors and members who helped change the lives of of so many neighbors in need.

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