News & Events

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Mar

Yuma – Operation School Bell Equips Students for Success – Yuma Sun Article

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF YUMA CHAPTER grant writer Betty Borland explains to members of the national Assistance League committee how the Yuma chapter runs its Operation School Bell®. The Yuma chapter was recently awarded a grant from the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma. The front room of the Assistance League of Yuma’s Operation School Bell building is […]

02

Mar

Palm Springs Desert Area – Part of One-Stop Kindergarten Prep

A youth considers multiple options during a distribution of backpacks.  Students enrolling for kindergarten receive a complimentary backpack filled with basic school supplies and a book courtesy of Assistance League of Palm Springs Desert Area. Read the rest of article.

Mar

Charlotte – Teen Court Program Trains Students

Senior Jake Sheridan have been named a semi-finalist for the prestigious Robertson Scholars Leadership Program at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. Sheridan was elected to the Honor Council during his freshman year, and has served on the council each year since then. He is a successful participant on the Debate and Speech Team, and played […]

Mar

Newport-Mesa – Member shares her Story as a WWII Veteran

The “Greatest Generation” is rapidly becoming the “disappearing generation.” Of the 16 million men and women who served in uniform during World War II, their numbers are expected to dwindle to less than a half-million by the end of this year, according to the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Of these remaining veterans, whose ages […]

24

Feb

San Antonio – President’s Response Published in mySA

Re: “Home environment often impacts education,” Gloria Padilla, Other Views, Feb. 11: The topic of this commentary is one that my organization has been addressing for 26 years. Assistance League of San Antonio is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit all-volunteer organization that has impacted the lives of Bexar County residents, mostly children, for more than 30 years. […]

Feb

Northern Virgina – Benefits from Tee Off for Tots Tournament

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is honored to be one of six local charities selected to benefit from funds raised at Tee Off for Tots Tournament for Children’s Charities, which is an event run by a group of Morgan Stanley employees that takes place in the fall.  The 2016 Tee Off for Tots event raised $11,000 […]