Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Financial Summary
SUPPORT AND REVENUE
Generous contributions and grants provided $580,705 in support for Assistance League of Bend during fiscal year 2021-2022. We held one fundraising event, Dream trip Raffle, which raised $28,519. 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 $616,145 in funding to support the philanthropic activities of Assistance League of Bend.
Assistance League of Bend spent $555,880 on philanthropic programs during fiscal year 2021-2022. This impressive return to the residents of Deschutes County was accomplished by our all-volunteer membership and community volunteers who donated 15,801 service hours with an estimated value of $469,606. 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.
CHILDREN PROGRAM SERVICES
Our signature program Operation School Bell provided new clothing and shoes to 2,241 school aged children in grades K-12. We provided clothing bundles to the foster care system. The bundles contained two changes of clothing, underwear, socks and pajamas. We distributed 1,600 new books to children in grades K-8. Cinderella’s Closet loaned new or gently used prom dresses to 86 girls. Girls were also able to borrow accessories like purses and shoes for prom as well. Our total expenditure for children’s programs was $517,385.
ADULT PROGRAM SERVICES
Our members and community volunteers made and donated 1,545 knitted and sewn hats which were distributed to cancer patients, preemies/newborns and the homeless. We also donated 42 knitted knockers to cancer patients and 189 comfort shawls to patients undergoing chemotherapy. We provided holiday presents to 346 seniors through our Secret Santa program, and provided hygiene items and other special requested items to 1,049 low-income seniors in 17 local care facilities. Over the course of the year volunteers sent 908 handwritten greeting cards to long-term care residents. Our total expenditure for adult programs was $38,495.