Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Financial Summary


Generous contributions and grants provided $331,230 in support for Assistance League of Bend during fiscal year 2019-2020.  Members of the community also supported our efforts by attending our fundraising events which raised $119,814.  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 $465,926 in funding to support the philanthropic activities of Assistance League of Bend.


Assistance League of Bend spent $428,739 on philanthropic programs during fiscal year 2019-2020. This impressive return to the residents of Deschutes County was accomplished by our all-volunteer membership and community volunteers who donated 17,281 service hours with an estimated value of $464,168.  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 2,130 school aged children in grades K-12. We created memory books for 60 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 71 high school girls from a selection of over 900 dresses. Our total expenditure for children’s programs was $199,907.


Our members and community volunteers made and donated 2,374 hats and 267  knitted knockers to cancer patients. We also provided holiday presents to 269 seniors through our Secret Santa program. Provided hygiene items and other special requested items to 1,125 low income seniors in 15 local care facilities. Our total expenditure for adult programs was $24,460.


In coordination with a local restaurant, our Breakfast with Santa program served Breakfast with Santa to 230 members of the community including foster children and their foster families.  The funds raised provided a complimentary breakfast to the foster children and their families.  Our total revenue for this program was $840  with expenditures of $1,131.

Community Report

Community  Report 2019-2020