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Minneapolis-St Paul – Edina resident takes over as Assistance League president

Since fall, Susan Dolan has grown accustomed to regular flights to Los Angeles and back, but that jet-set routine isn’t as glamorous as it might sound. “It’s only nice the first couple of times,” Dolan said. That’s there’s work to be done, as helping kids takes precedent over catching rays during her constant travels. Dolan […]



Norman – Receives Walmart Foundation Grant for Operation School Bell

OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 10, 2018) – New grant money will give four nonprofits extra help in their missions to support low-income Oklahomans. Walmart hosted a check presentation today to award $125,000 in grants from the Walmart Foundation to four central Oklahoma nonprofits. These grants will boost organizations focused on providing people in need with coldweather […]



Montgomery County – Marlene Keeling Receives Ada Edwards Laughlin Award

Members of Assistance League of Montgomery County awarded the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award to Marlene Keeling at their annual Christmas luncheon, Marlene has been a member since 2009, and she is known for giving outstanding “behind the scenes” service in a relatively inconspicuous way. Marlene is at the Thrift Shop several days a week sorting, […]



the Chesapeake – Hosts Annual Stork’s Nest Baby Shower

Members of Assistance League of the Chesapeake met on Thursday, December 14, for their annual Stork’s Nest Baby Shower to benefit the Stork’s Nest at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Members donated over $4,000 of items to Stork’s Nest, which provides educational classes ranging from prenatal to infant care, utilizing a points-based incentive system for women […]



Indianapolis – Hosts Annual Fundraiser

The Assistance League of Indianapolis held its holiday luncheon Dec. 7 at Ritz Charles in Carmel. The event included a meal, silent auction and raffle with items donated from local vendors, a video presentation about the organization and a Matilda Jane and The Secret Ingredient children and women’s fashion show, with both clothing stores donating […]



Everett – Fills Needs for Thousands of Students

Snohomish County Gives 2017 Assistance League fills needs for thousands of students Over the past year, 4,762 local kids sported new clothing or shoes, thanks to Assistance League. by Julie Muhlstein This is one of a collection of stories about philanthropy in Snohomish County. EVERETT — Stylish jeans, sweatshirts, winter coats, flannel tops and knit […]