Chapter News



Sierra Foothills – Successful Operation School Bell; Vera Doettling Receives Awards

Each Saturday, starting September 29th through the middle of November, 2019,  Assistance League of Sierra Foothills held Operation School Bell® shopping events.  This year the chapter supplied its highest numbers of elementary and middle school children with new school clothes – 1,064 children from 14 El Dorado County School Districts including South Lake Tahoe.  The […]



Los Altos – Gives Back to Sunnyvale District Schools

This school year, Assistance League of Los Altos provided over $33,000 worth of goods and services to five schools in the Sunnyvale School District. The nonprofit worked with the schools to find out what they needed and provided a variety of school supplies including 350 Spanish books for the San Miguel School library; 1,400 classroom […]



Norman – Provides Food Resources over Holiday Break

While the holiday season can be a time of food-centered celebration, for some Norman students, winter break can be a reminder of the chronic hunger they face at home. With nearly 50% of Norman Public Schools students on free or reduced lunch, and a smaller group facing daily hunger that may affect their lives and learning, […]


Hemacinto – Receives $1400 Grant from San Jacinto Teachers’ Associationn

The San Jacinto Teachers’ Association recently raised $1,400 for the Assistance League of Hemacinto. The funds were raised at a social event featuring a poker tournament and a silent auction of gift baskets prepared by each school site in the San Jacinto Unified School District. “We greatly appreciate the Assistance League’s Operation School Bell project […]



Kansas City – Delivers Uniforms to 2019 Missouri Charter School of the Year

On December 18, Jolene Newkirk, Operation School Bell® Uniform Coordinator and Penny Merrill, Operation School Bell Chair delivered uniforms to Scuola Vita Nuova Charter School, “School of New Life”. Thankful and excited to receive the uniforms is Principal, Jessica DiGiovanni.  Scuola Vita Nuova (SVN) was named 2019 Missouri Charter School of the year!  In 1999 […]


Albuquerque – Blue Portal Featured in Washington Post Blog

In a recent Washington Post travel blog about Albuquerque, Assitance League of Albuquerque’s Blue Portal Gift Shop was featured.  Read the article.