Chapter News



San Mateo County – Peninsula program dresses disadvantaged students

Dressing 1,136 children in San Mateo County this school year to date, Operation School Bell® helps disadvantaged youth get ready for school. The program provides free and new clothing to needy students in grades K-7 in a total of 21 schools from Daly City to East Palo Alto. The aim is to improve the health, […]


San Jose – City Council Recognizes Chapter for 25th Anniversary

On December 11, 2018, Assistance League of San Jose was honored before the San Jose City Council at its monthly meeting. In August, Assistance League of San Jose was celebrating its 25th anniversary in the Operation School Bell® program which provides school uniforms to students in three different school districts in the San Jose area. […]



Everett – Thanks Community for Home Tour Support

Thanks to you, over $35,000 was raised by the Assistance League of Everett’s 2018 Holiday Home Tour held on Dec. 3. Funds raised will go to support our philanthropic programs serving children, teens and adults in our community who are facing hardship, poverty and homelessness. Our largest program, Operation School Bell®, provides new school clothes […]



Montgomery County – Cheryl Hochberger Named 2018 Recipient of Ada Edwards Laughlin Award

Members of Assistance League of Montgomery County awarded the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award to Cheryl Hochberger at their annual Christmas luncheon. Cheryl has been a member since 2013, and she is known for giving outstanding “behind the scenes” service in a relatively inconspicuous way. When working at the shop, Cheryl can be seen putting the […]


Kansas City – Benefits from Sock Sales

A popular sock company is helping a local nonprofit with a huge donation. You’ve probably seen the commercials for Bombas, touting the most comfortable socks in the world and saying, “for every pair we sell, we donate a pair to someone in need.” They’re keeping that promise, and  Assistance League of Kansas City is benefiting. […]



Santa Barbara – Great Jazz and Fun for Seniors

By Bonnie Carroll It was a festive holiday gathering at the Assistance League Santa Barbara where area seniors were invited to enjoy the Friendship Luncheon to celebrate and share in the joy during a delicious luncheon prepared and served by volunteers. Guests included seniors from a variety of senior living residences in Santa Barbara and […]