Impact Stories



Phoenix – Teen Donates Quinceañera Money to Assistance League

A Valley teen decided to donate toward helping kids in underserved communities rather than spend all the money she received during her Quinceañera on herself. Jewelyssa Yanes, 15, knew of Assistance League of Phoenix through a family connection. After receiving money last October for her Quinceañera, Jewelyssa decided to donate to the non-profit, which works [...]



Amador Valley – Assistance League Continues Work During Pandemic

One might think that Assistance League of Amador Valley has not been doing much with the COVID-19 restrictions. Assistance League, however, has been busy. While some of the programs have been put on hold, others continue. In times of such great need it is vital to continue the work of helping those in need. Donations [...]



Diablo Valley – Demand for Assistance League programs way up while funding source mostly closed

Begun in 1967, the all-volunteer, nonprofit member organization has served Contra Costa County for more than 50 years. Over the last year, the need for the Diablo Valley's programs has increased while their primary funding source, the Assistance League Thrift Shop in Lafayette, has been mostly closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Volunteer Kathy Daly with [...]



Corvallis – Assistance League awarded Benton County Foundation Philanthropic Achievement Award

Assistance League Corvallis was recently awarded the Benton County Foundation Philanthropic Achievement Award for Outstanding Volunteer Organization of 2020. This is the second year the Foundation has presented the Philanthropic Achievement Awards to deserving individuals and groups in Benton County. This event showcases the hard work of our talented, generous community, and celebrates the people […]



Huntington Beach – DreamCatchers Auxiliary Makes Front Page News

This is great news. DreamCatchers auxiliary was featured on the front page of the Huntington Beach City Manager’s Report for their amazing donation to seniors in need. DreamCatchers started the philanthropic program Support our Seniors in 2003.  DreamCatchers work with Senior Center of Huntington Beach care managers to provide grocery gift cards and OCTA bus […]



Tuscon – Assistance League helps people in crisis start over

Prior to the pandemic, Assistance League of Tucson’s programs were benefiting families and individuals in such situations. Then COVID-19 struck, exacerbating financial, social and emotional stress. Our organization responded by focusing on aiding those in our community who were hit worst by the crisis. Picture your sister, homeless, with her five children living in a […]