Chapter News

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Apr

Bend – Loss of Funding Impacts Programs

Two nonprofits whose public service projects weren’t selected to split more than $30,000 in federal grant money earlier this month are now looking for a way forward without the financial assistance. NeighborImpact and the Assistance League of Bend, the two groups whose proposals weren’t recommended for the $34,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding by […]

Apr

St Louis – Described as Guardians of the Community

In the middle of the night, a woman flees her home, children in tow, to escape the abusive environment she has found her family in. Their escape requires a fast getaway – clothes are left behind, and only essentials come with. It’s a familiar story, heard all too often. Assistance League strives to make the […]

Apr

Flintridge – Assisteen Receives Community Service Award

Five individuals, including two La Cañada High School students, have been selected winners of this year’s distinguished Les Tupper Community Service Awards and will be celebrated in an April 11 ceremony at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s von Karman Auditorium. Recipients include La Cañada Flintridge City Councilwoman Terry Walker; former City Councilman and Mayor Don Voss; […]

Apr

Laguna Beach – Provides Educational Tools for Even Start Readiness Program

The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach offers an Even Start Program that prepares youngsters for kindergarten. The Assistance League of Laguna Beach has supported Even Start for many years through their Preschool Readiness Program. In the past the Assistance League has provided items including desks, chairs, and school supplies. Every year the students […]

Apr

Greeley – Collaborates with Houston Gardens

Visitors of the Houston Gardens will see some new changes this year as the West Greeley Conservation District takes ownership of the botanic garden. The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County, which previously owned the Gardens, leased the Gardens’ operations to the West Greeley Conservation District two years ago. When the deed was transferred […]

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Mar

Kansas City – Assists Assault Survivors

The Assistance League of Kansas City (ALKC) has provided more than 1,550 Assault Survivor Kits to sexual assault or domestic abuse victims in the last two years. The kits include new clothing and underwear, hygiene items and the book “Recovering from Rape,” written by Linda E. Ledray. “The kits help those whose garments are retained […]