Operation School Bell® Programs



San Jose – Members Honored at Junior League Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

At its annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon the Junior League of San Jose honored 80 deserving candidates.  Two Assistance League of San Jose members, Sylvain Roberts and Judy Keniston were among those selected by the Junior League judges to receive one of ten Crystal Bowl Awards.  They both received a Certificate of Appreciation and were invited […]



Ventura County – Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Operation School Bell

Assistance League of Ventura County is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its signature philanthropic program, Operation School Bell®. The program provides clothing to school-aged children who have been referred to the program through their schools. This year, students were bussed to Junipero Serra Elementary school in Ventura where 40 volunteers assisted in picking out appropriately sized […]



Montgomery County – Benefits from The Woodlands Charities

With their annual Chef Showdown and Halloween Party events, The Woodlands Charities, Inc. raised more than $20,000 last year to benefit Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands’ family fund, which is set up to help the families of children fighting cancer. This year, officials with the group selected a new charity to donate to. Directors Amy […]


San Luis Obispo County – Receives Grant for Operation School Bell

Assistance League of San Luis Obispo County has received a $1,000 grant award from Central Coast Funds for Children. This grant will be used to support the Assistance League’s Operation School Bell® philanthropic program. The funds will be used to purchase new school-appropriate clothing for disadvantaged students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, living and attending school […]



San Mateo County – Peninsula program dresses disadvantaged students

Dressing 1,136 children in San Mateo County this school year to date, Operation School Bell® helps disadvantaged youth get ready for school. The program provides free and new clothing to needy students in grades K-7 in a total of 21 schools from Daly City to East Palo Alto. The aim is to improve the health, […]



Temecula Valley – Works to Make a Difference One Child at a Time

TEMECULA – For thousands of local children, back-to-school shopping just doesn’t happen. For families struggling to put food on the table, buying new clothes is a luxury they can’t afford. That’s when Assistance League of Temecula Valley comes in. During the 18 Operation School Bell® “shopping events” from August to October, 2,629 identified low-income students […]