Chapter News

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Feb

Montgomery County – Raises Over $5,000 for Literacy during Assistance League ACTION! Week

In Montgomery County, Assistance League in ACTION! Week is all about putting more books into the hands of children in order to improve literacy.  Assistance League Montgomery County kicked off the week with a Literacy Luncheon that raised over $5,000. for school children in Montgomery County. The audience at the luncheon was treated to a […]

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Feb

Albuquerque – Assistance League’s Adventure in Reading

Assistance League of Albuquerque is celebrating the birthday of its founder Anne Banning by doing what it does best, giving back to the community. This year, community members are invited to set out on an adventure in reading with the entire family. This year their focus is “literacy.” Their chapter has also decided to have two event […]

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Feb

Oklahoma City – Children and Education Focus of Newest Assistance League

Most people are familiar with all the good things the Assistance League® (founded in 1919) does for communities nationwide. Things like Operation School Bell, which provides clothing for students, some of whom have never owned an article of new clothing, while also building self-esteem, improving school attendance and raising grades. Things like establishing thrift shops […]

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Feb

Santa Clarita – Brownies Visit Resale Shop

Excited and enthusiastic Brownie Girl Scouts from Troop No. 2592 recently visited the Assistance League Resale store to work toward earning their badge in philanthropy. We welcomed nine 7-year-olds who all came ready to learn. Philanthropy is a difficult word to say, but they learned what it means. We discussed the difference between a “want” […]

Feb

Pasadena – Donates School Supplies to Blair Middle School

Assistance League of Pasadena continues its partnership with the Pasadena Unified School District with the School Supplies for Success Program.  The goal of the program is to provide school supplies to financially underserved students during the second semester when support from many agencies has waned. To that end, Assistance League of Pasadena recently delivered Middle School supply kits […]