Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Financial Summary



Generous contributions and grants provided $425,139 in support for Assistance League of Bend during fiscal year 2022-2023.  We held two fundraising events, ‘Tis the Season to be Giving and Dream trip Raffle, which together raised $57,536.  Additional funds were provided by program services, membership, in-kind donations, and investment income. Thank you to our loyal donors, members and volunteers for providing total revenues of $962,415 in funding to support the philanthropic activities of Assistance League of Bend.


Assistance League of Bend spent $786,295 on philanthropic programs during fiscal year 2022-2023. This impressive return to the residents of Deschutes County was accomplished by our all-volunteer membership and community volunteers who donated 14,427 service hours with an estimated value of over $467,000,  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 2,652 school aged children in grades K-12. We also provided 124 clothing bundles to children in the foster care system. The bundles contained two changes of clothing, underwear, socks and pajamas. We distributed 1,535 new books to children in grades K-8. Cinderella’s Closet loaned new or gently used prom and homecoming dresses to 104 students. Students were also able to borrow accessories like purses and shoes for the big event.


Our members and community volunteers made and donated 2,509 knitted and sewn hats, as well as “knitted knocker” prostheses and comfort shawls for patients undergoing chemotherapy. We also distributed the knitted hats to preemies/newborns and the homeless. In addition, we provided holiday presents to 379 seniors through our Secret Santa program, and provided over 8,000 hygiene items and other special requested items to low-income seniors in 18 local care facilities. Over the course of the year, our volunteers also sent 650 handwritten greeting cards to long-term care residents.