Education Programs



Bakersfield – Receives Books from CAPK

Local nonprofits focused on children’s education and health will soon receive thousands of books. The Molina Foundation of Southern California, a national nonprofit focused on reducing disparities in access to education and health, has granted CAPK more than 11,000 new books. The books will go to United of Kern County, the Kern Literacy Council and […]



Redlands – APEAL Events Celebrate Students in Adaptive Physical Education Programs

Assistance League of Redlands recently its annual Adaptive Physical Education Awards Luncheons. The events, one for each of three age groups, celebrate the athletic achievements of approximately 275 students with disabilities from kindergarten through high school in the Redlands Unified School District, according to a press release from Assistance League. At the luncheons, the students […]



Santa Barbara – Helps Students Suit Up for Summer

Starting June 18, local students will be outfitted for a summer of learning and fun with the help of Assistance League of Santa Barbara in partnership with United Way’s Fun in the Sun program. Fun in the Sun, a six-week summer learning curriculum for at-risk children, addresses summer learning loss through hands-on, project-based lessons, using […]



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 […]


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 […]



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 […]