Chapter News



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 […]



the Chesapeake – Sing-along at Sunrise Assisted Living

Members of the Assistance League of the Chesapeake and residents of Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park joined voices to sing “The Grand Old Flag,” “God Bless America” and many more tunes from yesteryear. The sing-along was one of many provided by Assistance League of the Chesapeake to several assisted living and nursing homes in […]



Los Gatos-Saratoga – Helps Meets the Needs of Many in the Community

In a town where the median household income is estimated to be more than $200,000 per year and the annual income reaches $160,000, it’s difficult to consider that a portion of the population is living in poverty–so much so to where a child doesn’t own a dictionary or a warm coat for the winter, or […]



San Antonio – Camp VIBE at Assistance League

Assistance League of San Antonio is pleased to provide a venue for Camp VIBE (Vocational and Independence Building Experiences), a camp focused on providing visually impaired children and teens with opportunities that will help prepare them for the vocational world. On July 21, 2015, fourteen (14) students, aged 14-17 with varying degrees of vision loss […]