Chapter News

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Jun

Austin – Finds New Ways to Support Programs

Assistance League of Austin is finding new ways to support their programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the temporary closing of the THRIFT HOUSE, ALA is holding a series of sidewalk sales during June and July. Furniture and small furnishings were in big demand during the first sale on June 16.

Jun

Corvallis – Expresses Appreciation for Grants

Assistance League of Corvallis is deeply grateful for the support of friends through grants. Our philanthropies provide clothing, personal hygiene supplies, oral hygiene instruction, cuddly bears in traumatic situations, and other support for school-aged children and their families throughout Benton County. Our all-volunteer organization assures our donors that all funds received directly benefit students who […]

16

Jun

Indianapolis – Looking for a New Space

Through their Operation School Bell® program,  the chapter serves more than 3,500 kids every year, giving them hygiene kits, clothes, shoes and coats to help them feel confident in school.  Now Assistance League of Indianapolis needs a new space to operate. “We provide necessary school clothing for the children so they can be at school […]

Jun

Austin – Outreach Program Receives Grant

Assistance League of Austin’s Outreach Program was recently awarded a $20,000 grant from All Together ATX. This fund was created by a coalition of philanthropic leaders across the community to provide flexible resources to organizations working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus and the economic consequences of the outbreak. This grant is […]

14

Jun

Sacramento – Connie Batterson Named 18th Ada Edwards Laughlin Awardee

Assistance League of Sacramento is pleased to announce that Connie Batterson has been named as the newest recipient of the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award. This award is presented by Assistance League to individuals who embody the spirit of co-founder Ada Edwards Laughlin, who was less visible and filled the role of a hardworking “behind the […]

13

Jun

Greater Wilmington – Making Impact on Families during COVID-19

To provide additional help during the unusual circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Assistance League of Greater Wilmington donated $10,000 each to two local organizations that help families with food needs: Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard and NourishNC. NourishNC said the donation would help provide approximately 16,800 meals for kids. Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard has fed the hungry for […]