Chapter News




Annually our local newspaper, the Pasadena Weekly, sponsors a contest to determine the readers’ favorite things in town.   The Best of Pasadena Awards are open to all people, places and businesses located within Pasadena Weekly’s circulation area. Readers vote either by paper or online during the month of August. Each category has one Winner and […]



Glendale – Hosts Authors and Illustrators Day

Veteran children’s authors and first-time authors practically took over Glendale’s R.D. White Elementary School on Oct. 16. They took part in Glendale Assistance League’s Authors and Illustrators Day. Starting in 1997, the event has become a premier program for teaching children about literacy and the love of books. To start the day, author/illustrator Mary Ann Fraser from […]



Albuquerque – Albuquerque group helps kids through cycle of giving

One way New Mexicans are helping to make a difference for kids across the state involves a cycle of giving that gets a lot of people involved in the process. Assistance League of Albuquerque has become a key donor for kids in custody of the Children, Youth and Families Department over the years. Over that […]


Carlsbad – Christmas Tree Fundraiser Breaks Records

Assistance League of Carlsbad hosted its annual Christmas tree auction, Oct. 19 at the Assistance League house on North Canal Street.  To see photos of the trees, click here. Christmas in Carlsbad wouldn’t be the same without Brenda Day. The 77-year-old lifelong resident started designing and building Christmas trees for the local Assistance League chapter […]



Visalia – Presents National Operation School Bell Award

Maggie Meling, President of Assistance League Visalia, presents the National Operation School Bell Award to Vanessa Alvarado, Program Manager Student Services, and the SAFE techs of Visalia Unified School District at the school board meeting on September 26, 2017.  The SAFE tech program has been helping our chapter fulfill it’s mission for the past three […]



Chicagoland West – Books and Brunch raises funds, friends for our own neighbors

I can’t even imagine how big a pile 2,300 winter coats would make, or how high the mound of matching hats and gloves would be. That many coats would probably have to make several hills instead of a mountain, but the bottom line is that is a lot of coats, hats and gloves. It is […]