Assistance League in the Community

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Aug

Back to School Shopping

August always brings to mind the fun and the stress of the back to school season.  Whether it is memories of when we were younger and getting to shop for a new backpack or when our children were younger and having to brave the crowds to shop for school supplies.  Whatever comes to mind, there […]

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Jul

Summertime and the Living is Easy

Summertime and the living is easy, or so goes the Gershwin song. Although the kids are out of school and families are planning vacations, Assistance League member volunteers are just gearing up for a new year of service. Works of philanthropy have always been important throughout the history of our country and the philanthropic programs of […]

01

Jun

Assistance League Scholarships – Transforming Lives Through Higher Education

Commencement ceremonies will soon take place in high schools throughout our communities as graduates celebrate past accomplishments and anticipate a future bright with possibilities.  What an exciting time for the graduates. But, even in the land of opportunity, higher education and youth enrichment programs are beyond the reach of many children and young adults. The […]

02

May

Assistance League Believes in the Power of Teachers

“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” – Ever Garrison Do you remember your favorite teacher; the one who activated your magnets of curiosity, knowledge and wisdom thereby changing your life forever? Assistance League chapters across the country support the efforts of effective and devoted […]

02

Apr

It’s Raining Books

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Imagine what our Legacy of Literacy event will bring with the shower of books on children. Perhaps they will bloom into enthusiastic readers! Recently, Assistance League® chapters held special events centered around literacy during our Legacy of Literacy event. With over 80% of our chapters participating […]

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Mar

The Whole House Edit…AKA Spring Cleaning

Rarely do we see the people who purchase our donations at the thrift store, but this experience can have a mind-altering effect on what you may decide to keep vs. donate.  It may also inspire some serious springtime editing of a whole house. Picture a midnight blue knit jacket, well-known designer, figure-flattering peplum hem and […]