Assistance League ACTION! Week

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Feb

Diablo Valley – Listen for ACTION! Week

Students seeing other students receive one-on-one support makes for a comfortable learning environment. As ACTION! Week for Assistance League of Diablo Valley arrives on February 23, the name Anne Banning echoes not only on a local level, it resonates throughout all 120 Assistance League chapters nationwide. In 1919, just over 100 years ago, she and […]

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May

Hemacinto – Campaign to Collect 1,000 Books

Putting a book in the hands of every young child in the San Jacinto Valley who doesn’t have one in their home is the motivation behind the Assistance League of Hemacinto’s month-long book drive. “It might be they can’t afford books or don’t have anyone that can read to them,” President Linda Morriss said. The […]

May

Palm Springs Desert Area – Assistance League ACTION! Week – The Little Chapter That Could

In the middle of the warm summer months in the desert, Assistance League Palm Springs Desert Area received a call from the Molina Foundation asking a surprising question.  Would we be interested in receiving thousands of books from the Foundation?  The Foundation was emptying a warehouse and looking for ways to give away the contents. […]

May

Minneapolis/St Paul – Brings Author to Celebrate Assistance League ACTION! Week

As part of Assistance League’s ACTION! Week, our local chapter worked with Elizabeth Hall Elementary in Minneapolis, to bring in a local author to come talk to their third graders. Lehman Riley, the author of the ‘Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers’ book series, which are historical fiction children’s books about his grandparents, spoke about his family […]

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Mar

the Bay Area – Partnerships Key to Chapter’s Success with Assistance League ACTION! Week

In the fall of 2018, Assistance League issued a call to action to all chapters to participate in a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the importance of promoting childhood literacy and putting books in the hands of children who might not have access to them. Assistance League ACTION! Week was officially celebrated February 25 […]