News & Events

09

Jul

Temecula Valley – Honored by State Senator Stone as Nonprofit of the Year.

Assistance League of Temecula Valley was honored as a Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday, June 28. Assistance League was selected by State Senator Jeff Stone as an exceptional nonprofit organization in his 28th Senate District. President Ginny Wetzel and past president and […]

Jul

Southeastern Michigan – Competent readers and ArtPrize displays show benefits of Assistance League programs

Through the One-2-One Tutoring program, Assistance League member volunteer, Donna Burnett-Albu, provides weekly literacy support to students at Walt Whitman Elementary School in Pontiac. Hazel Park art students and their teacher Nancy Sly (center with "S" shirt) are grateful for Assistance League's Link to Creative Teaching support that enabled them to create a social justice [...]

Jul

Southeastern Michigan – Rochester High School Key Club Donates to Assistance League

Student members of the Rochester High School (RHS) Key Club donated $300 to the Assault Survivor Kits® program, provided by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Jennifer O’Toole-Seyka, RHS counselor and Key Club advisor, shared information with students about Assistance League’s program that provides fresh clothes and personal items to […]

03

Jul

Greater San Diego – Saving the Planet While Treasure Hunting in Hillcrest

By Anne Haule How do you protect the climate, save money, get exercise, have fun and give back to the community all at the same time? I call it treasure hunting. Others call it “thrifting.” Treasure hunting has become a fun hobby. I thank my daughter, the minimalist, for showing me the way.  I’ll admit […]

19

Jun

Northern Virginia – Installs New Board of Directors

Pictured from left: Mary Spence, Lynn Barron, Kathy Jackson, Mary Gronlund, Karen Amster, Pat Thompson, Susan Wickman, Susan Hurt We would like to thank our new President and Board members for their willingness to serve in leadership roles in 2017-18 and thank past board members for their on-going commitment to our mission. President, Kathy Jackson [...]

08

Jun

Diablo Valley – Awards Scholarships

Since 1999, Assistance League of Diablo Valley’s Scholarships program has provided financial and emotional support to high school, community college, university students and returnees to the academic community. This year, 42 candidates aspiring clinical psychologists, mechanical engineers, physicians and political scientists have overcome challenges and are recipients of $172,500 in scholarships. Several are returning recipients. High school […]