News & Events

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May

Santa Barbara – Helps Students Suit Up for Summer

Starting June 18, local students will be outfitted for a summer of learning and fun with the help of Assistance League of Santa Barbara in partnership with United Way’s Fun in the Sun program. Fun in the Sun, a six-week summer learning curriculum for at-risk children, addresses summer learning loss through hands-on, project-based lessons, using […]

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May

Southwest Washington – Hosts Spring Tea as Fundraiser

A spring tea hosted by Assistance League Southwest Washington brought in more than $2,500 to help children living in poverty. The funds will be used for philanthropic programs such as scholarships, clothing children in foster care and clothes and supplies as requested by schools for specific students. About 100 people attended the May 5 event […]

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May

Northern Virginia – Hosts Annual Fundraising Luncheon

Assistance League of Northern Virginia, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, held its annual Spring Fundraiser on April 26 at the Country Club of Fairfax to raise funds for its programs that serve the needs of low-income children in 11 Title I elementary schools in Fairfax and Prince William Counties and the City of Alexandria. During the […]

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May

Klamath Basin – Expands Operation School Bell Program

Assistance League of Klamath Basin has added another segment to its Operation School Bell® Program involving Stearns Elementary School’s program titled “Active Shoes = Active Bodies.” It was established by Brandon Powell, physical education teacher, to provide quality athletic shoes for its students with the goal of improving participation during the physical education class and […]

May

Colorado Springs – Hosts Wacky Cuppa Tea Fundraiser

The women of  Assistance League of Colorado Springs are busy with seven community programs but paused on April 27 for an afternoon of fundraising fun, a Wacky Tea. The brainchild of Melinda Klinger four years ago has grown to sell out and fill the Shrine Club with cleverly themed tables and delicate china place settings. There was, […]

May

Greater Cincinnati – News Interview on Foster Child Assistance Program

Emergency foster placement leaves little to no time to pack. Due to the opioid crisis, family members who step up to care for the child are left with few resources. One local group of volunteers ensures these children have essential items. Assistance League of Greater Cincinnati supplies socks, t-shirts, underwear and diapers. Rosanna Nelson and Phyllis Dix […]