Chapter News



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 […]



the Bay Area – a HeARTfelt Evening

Assistance League of the Bay Area’s inaugural A HeARTfelt Evening was held at the home of Misty and Kyle Killebrew on Thursday, October 22. Approximately 150 people had the opportunity to tour this spectacular additional to the Bay Oaks neighborhood, that was enhanced by beautiful and creative works by the 24 artists who exhibited during […]


Greater Portland – Operation School Bell Serves Hillsboro School District

Operation School Bell, a program of the Assistance League of Greater Portland, will provide new clothing to 1,173 students in need in the Hillsboro School District in 2015-16, for a total investment of more than $115,000. The Assistance League of Greater Portland has been serving students in need in the Hillsboro School District* since 1998 […]



Greater Placer – A Gala to Remember!

Assistance League of Greater Placer members held their Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” fundraiser this year at the Rocklin Event Center in Rocklin.  Each year in October, this event attracts 400 ladies who, for a few hours, enjoy delicious food and wonderful company and watch a fabulous fashion show.  Guests dress trendy, with […]



San Diego – Chapter Highlighted in Women’s Museum of California Exhibit Celebrating “The Story of Assistance League in America”

In the 1890s, Anne Banning and Ada Laughlin were high-society friends in Los Angeles. Banning was married to Hancock Banning, son of Los Angeles businessman Phineas Banning, known as The Father of the Port of Los Angeles. Laughlin met and married Homer Laughlin Jr. at Stanford University. He was the son of the founder of […]