Assistance League in the Community



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



Volunteers – The Heart of the Organization

February is known for Valentine’s Day… a celebration of love for family and friends. Assistance League member volunteers express their love year-round. They, along with our programs, are the heart of Assistance League and the communities served. With loving and giving hearts, our 23,000 member volunteers in 120 chapters across the nation participate in programs […]



Assistance League Takes on Literacy

Drawing on the success of reaching their national goal of collecting and donating 500,000 books in five years, Assistance League has decided to devote a special day of their own to help combat childhood literacy. On the fourth Saturday of February 2018, chapters across the country will stage their first “Legacy of Literacy” event in […]


The Season of Giving Is Upon Us

December is a major month for fundraising.  In fact, over 30% of annual donations occur between Thanksgiving and the new year with the majority of those gifts occurring in the final three days of the year.  And why is December such a popular month for giving?  Many would say it is because of the tax […]