Chapter News



Santa Monica – Assistance League Collects 160 Books for Local Children

Did you know October 24 was National Make A Difference Day, a children’s book drive sponsored by USA Weekend magazine for more than 20 years.  It’s become the largest national day of community service. This year’s slogan “readers make leaders”, helping to open the world to children while promoting literacy. in 2012 Assistance League was […]



Bakersfield – Assistance League Cheered by Community Response

To celebrate Make A Difference Day, Assistance League of Bakersfield and volunteers from Aera Energy haded out over 300 books to students Saturday. The event was part of the national Assistance League’s Legacy of Literacy book drive.  This is the second time the local chapter has participated, and volunteers hope to make it a yearly […]


Wichita – Student Collects Books for Homeless Children

A Wichita high school student collected more than 1,000 books to help homeless students in Wichita. East High School sophomore Grace Duffey [and granddaughter of a member] collected 1,185 books as part of the Wichita Assistance League’s “Make A Difference Day.” The books were donated to the Assistance League in its partnership with USD 259’s […]


Greater Portland – Hillsboro School District Hot News

In a recent edition of the Hillsboro School District Hot News, Assistance League of Greater Portland’s Operation School Bell program was a feature article.  Read the full article.



Southern Utah – Makes a Difference with Books for Elementary Schoolchildren

In celebration of “Make A Difference Day” Saturday, a day designated for communities to make a difference in a single day of volunteering, Assistance League of Southern Utah provided books to Sandstone Elementary School and Red Mountain Elementary School in Washington County, both Title I Schools. Sandstone Elementary School received 720 books for special reading […]



Rancho San Dieguito – Preschool Literacy Event

While supplies lasted, preschoolers, who have a library card and attend the Preschool Literacy Event on Oct. 24 at the Encinitas County Library, received a book bag and a special T-shirt to commemorate the day.  This congratulates them for their involvement in the library’s audacious goal:  in 2015, 1,000 preschoolers will read 1,00 books before […]