Assistance League in the Community



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 […]



Operation School Bell® – More Than Just Clothing Kids

Yes, Assistance League is known for clothing children so they can go to school dressed liked their classmates. It is said that being dressed like their peers helps children build self-esteem and feel “part of the group.” They can stop worrying about what they’re wearing and concentrate on learning. But there are also other ways […]



Helping At Risk Moms Succeed so Families Flourish

During the month of May, we honor and celebrate mothers and all women who nurture the special people in their lives with maternal love and support.  For many families, Mother’s Day is a joyful spring tradition. For others, it’s just another day, but one that is full of promise for families on the receiving end […]


Building Bridges to a Better Tomorrow…One Program at a Time

Preparations are underway for the Assistance League National Conference in September, a much-anticipated event that unites members from across the country in San Francisco for four days of networking, education and sharing information. Appropriately themed Building bridges to a brighter tomorrow…one program at a time, this year’s conference takes place near the iconic Golden Gate […]



Sowing Seeds of Growth: Kids Become Gardeners

Three great goals—help young children learn about plants, work together in nature, and eat fresh vegetables—are combined in a program of Assistance League of Southwest Washington. The chapter works with kindergarteners and preschoolers at a local agency, Innovative Services Northwest, to increase literacy and help children, many of whom have developmental or social challenges, reach […]



Our Member Volunteers…The Heart of Assistance League…The Heart of Their Community

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 […]