News & Events

05

Jan

Yuma – Auxiliary Making a Difference

Once a month during the school year, this group of mothers, teachers, and community members support the Assistance League of Yuma. They are “Las Dedicadas” and chairman Roxanne Dehl tells us what they are doing to help the children of Yuma county. She says, “Las Dedicadas is an auxiliary of the ‘assistance league of Yuma’, we […]

03

Jan

Greater Placer – Fashions on a Budget

Written by Fran Sukut Members of Assistance League of Greater Placer have been highlighting women’s clothing, available in their thrift shop in Auburn, by providing fashion shows, since 2006. As an Assistance League member, I came up with the novel idea and set up the first fashion show. I thought, “Why not go out to […]

02

Jan

Flagstaff – Sally Veazey Named Female Citizen of the Year

Sally Veazey sat in her living room, speaking with pride about the animal trophies that adorned the walls, including bison, bighorn sheep and elk, as the 1964 movie “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” played in the background. Like Molly Brown, Veazey could also be described as “unsinkable.” In February, she will mark 34 years of surviving […]

Jan

Santa Clarita – “iCare for Kids” Donates to Local School Kids

The Assistance League Santa Clarita i care for kids program recently worked with LensCrafters to provide eye exams and glasses for eleven local students. LensCrafters employees volunteered their time for this annual event. In its first year the i care program has provided glasses for more than 100 local students. For further information or to donate to this […]

31

Dec

Santa Clarita – Included in “Top Stories of the Year”

by Martha Michael Thirteen-year-old Erica lined up with her father in front of Old Navy Tuesday night, waiting for her turn to enter the store and begin shopping with her $125 voucher. She would use all of the 45 minutes she was allowed, carefully choosing clothes for school that she otherwise would not have been […]

27

Dec

Omaha – Partners with Great Harvest Bread for Toy Donations

Great Harvest Bread will partner with the Assistance League of Omaha by offering a free loaf of bread to anyone bringing a new unwanted Christmas gift to any of their stores Dec. 29 to Jan. 16. Great Harvest will then donate the items to the Assistance League Thrift Shop. All three locations of Great Harvest […]