Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Financial Summary


Generous contributions and grants provided $399,135 in support for Assistance League of Bend during fiscal year 2018-2019.  Members of the community also supported our efforts by attending our fundraising events which raised $123,739.  Additional funds were provided by program services, membership and investment income. Thank you to our loyal donors, members and volunteers for providing total revenues of $537,338 in funding to support the philanthropic activities of Assistance League of Bend.


Assistance League of Bend spent $412,772 on philanthropic programs during fiscal year 2018-2019. This impressive return to the residents of Deschutes County was accomplished by our all-volunteer membership and community volunteers who donated 20,690 service hours with an estimated value of $533,388.  Assistance League of Bend is committed to using the funds entrusted to us to fulfill its mission to transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.


Our signature program Operation School Bell provided new clothing and shoes to 2,044 school aged children in grades K-12. We created memory books for 54 foster children and taught cooking classes to 20 school aged children in grades 4-5. Cinderella’s Closet loaned new or gently used prom dresses to 83 high school girls from a selection of over 900 dresses. Legacy for Learning provided 320 new and gently used books to children. Our total expenditure for children’s programs was $194,620.


Our members and community volunteers made and donated 1,940 hats and 155 knitted knockers to cancer patients. We also provided holiday presents to 269 seniors through our Secret Santa program and made 5 deliveries of hygiene items and other special requested items to 269 low income senior residents in 14 local care facilities. Our total expenditure for adult programs was $25,659.


In coordination with a local restaurant, our Breakfast with Santa program served Breakfast with Santa to 90 foster children and their foster families.  The funds raised from the community ticket sales provide a complimentary breakfast to the foster children and their families.  Our total revenue for this program was $741.00 with expenditures of $746.00.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2018-2019