Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Financial Summary



Generous contributions and grants provided $423,915 in support for Assistance League of Bend during fiscal year 2020-2021.  Due to COVICD-19 restrictions we held no fundraising events during the year.  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 $435,584 in funding to support the philanthropic activities of Assistance League of Bend.


Assistance League of Bend spent $389,596 on philanthropic programs during fiscal year 2020-2021. This impressive return to the residents of Deschutes County was accomplished by our all-volunteer membership and community volunteers who donated 13,920 service hours with an estimated value of $390,595.  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.


Due to COVID-19 we were unable to hold shopping events, but our signature program Operation School Bell provided new clothing and shoes to 4,630 school aged children in grades K-12. We created pop-up distribution sites and handed out 1,200 pairs of socks and underwear as well as 1,000 sets of hats and gloves.  We also distributed 850 gift cards for students to purchase new shoes.  We purchased Scholastic book packs to distribute to children for summer reading.  We were unable to teach cooking classes this year due to the pandemic, and Cinderella’s Closet did not distribute any dresses as proms and social events were cancelled.  Our total expenditure for children’s programs was $365,568.


Our members and community volunteers made and donated 2,108 hats which were distributed to cancer patients, preemies and the homeless.  We also donated 99 knitted knockers to cancer patients. We provided holiday presents to 370 seniors through our Secret Santa program, and provided hygiene items and other special requested items to 923 low-income seniors in 17 local care facilities. Over the course of the year volunteers sent 1,826 handwritten greeting cards to long-term care residents.  Our total expenditure for adult programs was $23,716.

Community Report

Community  Report 2020-2021