Chapter News



San Antonio – Jacket Jamborees

What better way to serve Title 1 schools in January/February but to ensure that every child enrolled has a brand-new winter jacket…and that is exactly what the San Antonio chapter has been doing.  Yes, it gets cold in San Antonio, Texas too.  Operation School Bell®️  leadership determined that we had the capability, the jackets, and […]


Pomona Valley – Vintage Valentine Tea

Assistance League® of Pomona Valley held its 24th annual Vintage Valentine Tea on February 5, 2023, at the Historic Ebell Club in Pomona, CA.  The Ebell Club is an historic Craftsman style clubhouse that was built in 1910, and is a fantastic venue for a vintage event.  The tea is the first of four primary […]



Bend – Operation School Bell® 

Through their Operation School Bell program, Assistance League of Bend is providing new clothing to 950 local students this winter. Like the fall clothing campaign, students shop for new school clothes at the Redmond and Bend Walmart stores on designated shopping days. Assistance League of Bend partners with the Family Access Network advocates at each school to […]


Northern Virginia – Hygiene Lessons

Assistance League of Northern Virginia has provided toiletry items to students at selected elementary schools for many years.  Since the pandemic, we have expanded that effort and provide toiletry kits to older students at several schools. The kits contain a hairbrush and comb, soap, shampoo, toothbrush & toothpaste, and deodorant.  In January, our members packed […]


Bellingham – Thrifting is Eco-Friendly

Thrifting is Eco-Friendly When someone enters your home and compliments you on your taste in furnishings, art, or a unique piece, it gives you much pleasure. So, too, when a customer enters Assistance League’s Thrift & Gift Shop on Meridian Street and expresses how much they appreciate the friendly, helpful volunteers —  the selection of […]


North Coast – Heroes of Vista

The Assistance League of North Coast was selected as the Outstanding Non-profit Organization during the “Heroes of Vista” 12th year Annual Celebration. Vista, a city of over 110,000 residents, is located in north San Diego County, and is one of three cities where ALNC provides shoes, school clothing, coats, blankets, books and scholarships to low-income […]