Tustin – Assisteens Member Forms Her Own Charity to Help Others

A letter of encouragement can spread sunshine to someone who needs it. Assistance League of Tustin Assisteens® member and Solely Sunshine Founder  Natalie Salvatierra is 16 years old and started her own 501(c)(3) organization. Solely Sunshine is a mental health organization making a global impact by providing the opportunity for anyone to help people with […]



Long Beach – Assisteens Step Up With Food For Long Beach’s Hungry

On May 29, a long-term community effort came to fruition as the Assisteens® Auxiliary of Assistance League of Long Beach distributed nearly 2,000 meal packets at Washington Middle School. The food was given to LBUSD students who receive to-go meal bags through the district’s free meal service program. An additional 3,150 meal packets were distributed […]



Inland North County – Assisteens help Seniors, Homeless and Those in Need

Assisteens  is a teen group that is an auxiliary of Assistance League of Inland North County in Escondido. Students in grades 7-12 volunteer to work on projects that help seniors, homeless and those in need while earning community service hours.  Assisteens run their monthly meetings with the guidance of adult coordinators while developing personal responsibility […]



Kansas City – Keeping the Next Generation Safe

Safety is something we all take for granted. We head out everyday to the grocery store, to the bank, or to go do some retail therapy. We never think about becoming a victim of violence. Every 73 seconds someone becomes a victim of sexual assault and there are nearly 300,000 robberies that happen every year. […]



Santa Barbara – Assistance League Teens Give Back

Enhancing community spirit and learning leadership skills while having fun is part of the mission of Assisteens®, the popular and lively young auxiliary of Assistance League of Santa Barbara. Founded in 2006, this group of middle and high school boys and girls meets once a month to serve those in need. They develop their own philanthropic […]



Coppell – Assistance League Coppell to Start New Volunteer Group

Coppell teens will soon have a new volunteer program to get involved in. Assistance League of Coppell is starting up Assisteens®, an auxiliary chapter of the group that will be open to teens in grades 7-12. Debbie Hinson, vice president of membership, said the philanthropic program is well established in assistance leagues across the country, […]