Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Financial Summary


Generous contributions and grants provided $376,310 in support for Assistance League of Bend during fiscal year 2017-2018.  Members of the community also supported our efforts by attending our fundraising events which raised $105,911.  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 $500,368 in funding to support the philanthropic activities of Assistance League of Bend.


Assistance League of Bend spent $425,871 on philanthropic programs during fiscal year 2017-2018. This impressive return to the residents of Deschutes County was accomplished by our all-volunteer membership and community volunteers who donated 19,579 service hours with an estimated value of $488,484.  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 1,795 school aged children in grades K-12.  We rewarded 16 students for improved and outstanding attendance, created memory books for 75 foster children and taught cooking classes to 40 school aged children in grades 4-5.  Our new program this year, Cinderella’s Closet received many beautiful new and gently used prom dresses from community members which we loaned to 29 high school girls. Our total expenditure for children’s programs was $240,846.


Our members and community volunteers made and donated 1,894 hats to cancer patients undergoing treatment.  We visited and served 1,350 seniors in local care facilities and provided hygiene items and other special items requested by residents in need.  We also provided holiday presents to 250 seniors in need through our Secret Santa program.  Our total expenditure for adult programs was $25,653.


In coordination with a local restaurant, our Breakfast with Santa program served Breakfast with Santa to 247 local community members, 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 $3,358 with expenditures of $4,449.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2017-2018