Operation School Bell® Programs



Mid-Missouri – Grant for Winter Coats from Boone Electric Community Trust

Boone Electric Community Trust, of Columbia, Missouri, provided Assistance League of Mid-Missouri with a $10,000 grant to purchase winter coats for area children through Operation School Bell ®.  “The Trust is excited to provide this funding to Assistance League of Mid-Missouri”, Trust Chair Craig Stevenson says, “Knowing that the Trust is supporting this group’s efforts […]


Northern Virginia – Prepares 1660 April Food Bags

Assistance League of Northern Virginia held another successful food packing recently and assembled 1660 bags that contained an assortment of nonperishable food to sustain elementary school students over the weekend when school-supplied meals are not available.  We first launched a food program in 2010 and since then we’ve named the program Weekend Food for Kids and expanded […]



Northern Virginia – Prepare Toiletries and Bedtime Bundles for Distribution

Assistance League of Northern Virginia members gathered recently to pack toiletries and bedtime bundles for students at three local elementary schools.  We formed two assembly lines and one group put toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and shampoo in bags and quickly assembled 144 packages, with 48 kits to be delivered to each of the three schools.  The second […]



Northern Virginia – Food Packing Event

This month’s Food Packing event was even more memorable because our two organizations joined in recognizing a Dominion employee who had been a tireless helper at our food packings.  Ron (center) not only arrived early to help open the cartons of items to be packed and place the cartons at the correct packing station on […]


Northern Virginia – Clothing for Kids

Assistance League of Northern Virginia made additional deliveries of clothing to students at five local elementary schools to fulfill each school’s request.  After determining the specific sizes the schools needed for boys and girls, they delivered 182 items, including winter jackets, sweatpants and sweatshirts, T-shirts, and underwear.  In addition, Clothing for Kids provided 72 pairs […]


Northern Virginia – Hugs and Toiletries

Assistance League of Northern Virginia recently held a combined Hugs and Toiletries packing session, with 17 members participating.  Two teams packed Hugs Pillow Bundles and the third team assembled toiletry packages.  The chapter members delivered the packages to four local elementary schools at the conclusion. The Hugs Bundles contained beautiful pillows, hand-made and donated by […]