Impact Stories

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Jan

Santa Barbara – Assistance League Bakes 1200 Cookies for Food From the Heart

“It’s in the bag,” said 25 members of the Assistance League of Santa Barbara as they baked, bagged and delivered 1200 cookies to the local non-profit Food From The Heart. The cookies will be added to their much-needed meals brought to those in our community who are dealing with major illnesses, surgeries, or failing health [...]

27

Oct

Fresno – Assisteens® members describe their experiences

Assistance League of Fresno Assisteens made a video about which program impacted them the most. View the many programs supported by their chapter as the Assisteens members describe their experiences.

04

Sep

Albuquerque – Assistance League Members Learn More about the Tender Love Community Center

A talk from Mr. Johnson, one of our longtime Sharing Partners, was the highlight of Assistance League of Albuquerque's most recent general meeting. He told us about immigrating from Africa and spending time living on the streets of New York as a homeless man. He actually had money and a passport, but did not know [...]

Apr

Diablo Valley – Assistance League TeleCare Celebrates 50 Years

"Caring and Compassion" Abound for Telecare member volunteers, as well! What a bountiful, sometimes unexpected emotional return! Since 1971, member volunteers of TeleCare, a philanthropic program of Assistance League of Diablo Valley, have been making reassurance calls, Monday through Friday, to those in our community who are home- bound. As the chapter's longest standing philanthropic [...]

16

Apr

San Jose – Generosity Doesn’t Take a Break

The lockdown/pandemic/shelter-in-place/coronavirus shutdown, however one wants to refer to it, did seem to bring the entire nation to a standstill. But nothing, no not even a pandemic, could bring the generosity of the people to a halt. Assistance League of San Jose® (ALSJ), a chapter of a nonprofit national organization, has been a recipient of [...]