News & Events

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Nov

St. Louis – Helping Hands

Town & Style: Saint Louis School uniforms have been linked to improved attendance and graduation rates, reduced peer pressure and bullying, decreased gang influence, and fewer discipline issues.  Seeing these potential benefits, St. Louis Public Schools and several county districts require uniforms for students in many schools.  When parents can’t afford the approved clothing, however, […]

Nov

Amador Valley – Treats Foster Kids to Special Outing

October 22, The Independent Assistance League of Amador Valley coordinated a fun filled morning for foster kids at The Gathering Place in Pleasanton, courtesy of Stuart Smith, owner of the local Game Truck. The Gathering Place is a Pleasanton facility where foster children come with their foster parents to interact with their birth parents.  These […]

Nov

Long Beach – Clothes Jackie Robinson Academy

October 23, 2015  Gazettes, Long Beach’s Favorite Community Website This Saturday, more than 700 students from Jackie Robinson Academy will receive new backpacks filled with school uniforms and school supplies. The massive effort is organized by the Rick Rackers, an auxiliary of the Assistance League of Long Beach, in coordination with chapter members. The Rick […]

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Nov

Los Angeles – KTLA Attends Opening of Charlotte’s Web

Channel KTLA’s Chris Burrous attended the Nine O’Clock Players’ opening performance of Charlotte’s Web.  View his comments and pictures.

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Oct

Santa Monica – Assistance League Collects 160 Books for Local Children

Did you know October 24 was National Make A Difference Day, a children’s book drive sponsored by USA Weekend magazine for more than 20 years.  It’s become the largest national day of community service. This year’s slogan “readers make leaders”, helping to open the world to children while promoting literacy. in 2012 Assistance League was […]

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Oct

Bakersfield – Assistance League Cheered by Community Response

To celebrate Make A Difference Day, Assistance League of Bakersfield and volunteers from Aera Energy haded out over 300 books to students Saturday. The event was part of the national Assistance League’s Legacy of Literacy book drive.  This is the second time the local chapter has participated, and volunteers hope to make it a yearly […]