Community Needs



Montgomery County – Safety Day at the Woodlands Children’s Museum

Assistance League Montgomery County volunteers were delighted to be again participating in Safety Days at the Woodlands Children’s Museum. Volunteers with our Poison Information-Always Ask™ program and our Passport for Good Health™ program, both focusing on the health and safety of children, distributed over 100 valuable information packets to families attending the event. Passport for [...]



North Coast – Feeding Hope

Judy Stevens, Jane Valentine and Lory Sheldon, volunteers of the Assistance League of North Coast, organized their membership in supporting the North County Food Bank of San Diego’s “Food 4 Kids Backpack Program.” In a little more than one month $4,100.00 was raised which will provide food to fill 687 backpacks for the rest of […]


St. Louis – Steps to Success and The COVID Challenge

How do volunteers provide children with shoes, when schools are closed & learning is virtual? Mindy Hellmich, Assistance League of St. Louis member and Co-Chair of Steps to Success explains HOW: “You think outside the box. You think WAY outside the box!” The all-volunteer Steps to Success (Steps) team has adapted and refined sizing, fitting […]


Reno-Sparks – Clothes Afghan Refugee Families

January 24, 2022 – Assistance League of Reno-Sparks is helping clothe new Afghan refugee families who recently were relocated to Reno, Sparks and Carson City. All families were transported to the Reno Target store last Wednesday afternoon by the Northern Nevada International Center. At Target, all children from grades Pre-K through 12 were able to […]


Northern Virginia – Partners with Got Sneakers as Fundraiser

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is excited to announce that we have launched a partnership with GotSneakers to collect athletic shoes to raise funds for our philanthropic programs.  GotSneakers has developed a social enterprise that compensates charitable organizations based on the quantity and condition of the sneakers they collect.  Gently worn and new athletic shoes will be provided to people […]



Northern Virginia – Assistance League craft fair, providing relief, and delivering books

Craft Fair Assistance League is a volunteer organization that helps children in need in our community by providing food, tutoring services, books and new clothing. Assistance League of Northern Virginia was delighted to join local artists, craftsmen, and businesses on a bright sunny Saturday at the Market Place and Community Fair in Franklin Farm, Herndon. [...]