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Greater Portland – Presents Poison Waters with National Operation School Bell Award

Promenade Portland, Assistance League of Greater Portland’s fashion show, put the spotlight on local boutiques to a crowd of 345 guests at the Multnomah Athletic Club on April 9, 2018. Walking the runway were member volunteers from the nonprofit and its Advisory Council. Dressed in a spring floral dress, local entertainer Poison Waters was the […]



Kansas City – Provides May Baskets for Seniors

What would you do with a shopping budget of $15,000? That’s what Linda Craigie and her partner in shopping, Debi Renfro, spent on their May basket project. The money helped them offer 200 seniors a bag filled with $75 worth of everything from shampoo to nutritious snacks. The two women are members of Assistance League […]



Temecula Valley – Presents Laura Boss with National Operation School Bell Award

The Assistance League of Temecula Valley recently presented the National Operation School Bell® Award to Laura Boss, public information officer of the Temecula Valley Unified School District, at the league’s annual meeting at Galway Downs in Temecula. The award is available for an Assistance League chapter to present to honor someone in the community who […]



Santa Clarita – Donates Teddy Bears to Hospital

The Teddy Bear Patrol of Assistance League Santa Clarita donated 100 teddy bears to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.  Hospital personnel will give them to their patients to bring comfort.  Teddy Bear Patrol is the oldest philanthropic program of our chapter.  Beginning in 1989, Assistance League Santa Clarita has provided teddy bears to be placed in […]


Riverside – Linda Whitlock Receives Ada Edwards Laughlin Award

Assistance League of Riverside recently honored Linda Whitlock of Riverside with the league’s Ada Edwards Laughlin Award. The award recognizes an Assistance League member’s behind-the-scenes work to support the nonprofit organization. Whitlock, who has been a member of Assistance League since 2005, works at Assistance League at least four days a week. She is a past […]



Chaves County – Awards Assisteens Scholarships

Assistance League of Chaves County honored five Assisteens® with scholarships recently at the annual May luncheon meeting. Pictured left to right, recipients of the Linda Hays Memorial Scholarships are John Anaya, Alexandria Nesselrodt, Brianna Meeks, and Laura Ann Laidley. Recipient of the Jane Garrett Scholarship is Allie French. Combined value of the five scholarships is […]