Chapter News

19

Dec

Boise/Canyon County Branch – Receives Grant from Whittenberger Foundation in Support of Operation School Bell

The Whittenberger Foundation gave over $260,000 in grant funding to Treasure Valley nonprofits at its annual luncheon Friday at The College of Idaho. The message throughout the longtime charitable foundation’s luncheon was that none of the more than $10 million in grants given over the last 40 years would have been possible without Ethel Bales […]

16

Dec

Denver – Receives Daniels Fund Grant for Hospital Equipment Lending Program

Assistance League of Denver is pleased to announce that it has received a $30,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its Hospital Equipment Lending Program. Assistance League of Denver is a nonprofit organization that has served children and adults in Denver and surrounding areas for more than 62 years. Assistance League of Denver members believe in […]

08

Dec

Everett – Dresses More than 100,000 Children in Operation School Bell

Several young children hold white plastic bags full of clothing as they wait for their school bus outside of Assistance League of Everett thrift shop. About 160 youngsters visit the building every week to pick out new wardrobes at no cost to their families. The program, called Operation School Bell®, is one of many put on […]

07

Dec

Pueblo – Hosts Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser

Assistance League of Pueblo held their largest fundraiser of the year Saturday at the Pueblo Convention Center. The Holiday Fashion Preview and Gourment Luncheon raises money for the charity’s “Operation School Bell®,” which buys new clothes and books for kids in need when they had back to school. “Many of our members are retired teachers, […]

06

Dec

Santa Barbara – Assistance League Teens Give Back

Enhancing community spirit and learning leadership skills while having fun is part of the mission of Assisteens®, the popular and lively young auxiliary of Assistance League of Santa Barbara. Founded in 2006, this group of middle and high school boys and girls meets once a month to serve those in need. They develop their own philanthropic […]

05

Dec

Diablo Valley – Celebrates 20th Year of Scholarship Program

In terms of emotional support, each year, awarded Scholarships convey a message of “We have faith in you! You can do this! In the fall of 1999, Assistance League of Diablo Valley members approved the creation of Scholarships as a philanthropic program. During a recent interview, Scholarships Co-Chairs Lesley Salo and Cindi Segale related how […]