Impact Stories



Greater Wilmington – Children helping children via Assistance League

Tennessee schoolchildren held a book drive to benefit Hurricane Florence victims. Assistance League of Greater Wilmington has been contacted by two groups of children who are concerned about the children in our area after Hurricane Florence. One group is sending us gently used children’s books to replace those that may have been damaged or destroyed. […]



Sierra Foothills – Christmas Comes Early for Area’s Neediest

At its monthly meeting at Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park on Nov. 28 Assistance League of Sierra Foothills members presented staff from the El Dorado County of Education with more than 100 coats and pajamas for infants and toddlers who are homeless or facing homelessness in the county. Director of EDCOE’s Child Development program […]



St. Louis – Aids SLPS students with clothing

View the video. ST. LOUIS – It`s a ribbon cutting for an unused space in the basement of this school that`s making a difference against Mother Nature and cold temperatures. “This is the first year we`re doing the closet where they come in and check,” says Kimberly Sharp, Family & Community Specialist Adams Elementary.   “Liaison […]



Greater Wilmington – Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

The Operation School Bell® schools served by Assistance League of Greater Wilmington, North Carolina suffered significant damage from Hurricane Florence with one county school system remaining closed after 6 weeks. The three counties served by our chapter have been devastated with many families losing their homes and everything in them.  We hope to provide extra […]


Charlotte – Responds to Plea for Hurricane Assistance

Look How We Helped Thanks to Mary Lou Doyle’s quick action Sunday, we were able to join forces with the Chamblee Police Department to help the people in South Georgia who are suffering from the ravages of Hurricane Michael. We provided 2,100 personal hygiene kits including soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, and razor so those […]



Omaha – Dresses Yale Park Evacuees

                  They left the JCPenney clutching shopping bags filled with warm hoodies, stylish new sneakers and, in one, a shiny sky-blue coat featuring characters from “Frozen.” Thanks to donations from the community, roughly 80 kids who were forced out of the Yale Park Apartments last month because of almost […]