Operation School Bell® Programs



Northern Virginia – Literacy for Kids

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is extremely grateful for the generous donation by Dr. Kamal Jajodia that allowed us to hold another book fair recently at a local elementary school.  This Literacy for Kids event, which we call “Build-a-Child’s Library,” provided a wide selection of new books on a variety of topics from which the [...]


Montgomery County – Operations School Bell Award

At our May 16th Annual meeting we were very pleased to announce that Marcus Primer, Communities in Schools Site Coordinator for Conroe High School, had been awarded the National Assistance League Operation School Bell® Award for 2021-2022. Marcus is from Greenville, Ms. and received his Master’s degree in Education from Alcorn State University.  He has been with […]



Southeastern Michigan – Book Drive

The goal of Assistance League® of Southeastern Michigan’s annual Book Drive was twofold: to promote reading in the tri-county community and to make sure each child receives a new book – no matter what their age.  



the Bay Area – Operation Cinderella

Thank you for sharing our Snack Attack video in the latest publication. This is a great story written by Lisa Holbrook that happened during our Operation Cinderella dressing days.  Thought other chapters might like to learn more about our Cinderella program. Just Leave It to Me Operation Cinderella


Greater Wilmington – Shopping Night pilot filled with smiles and stories

More than 25 Assistance League members and 29 students, their parents and the school social workers from Williston Middle School gathered at Target on April 5, to enjoy an evening of shopping. Assistance League allotted each child $100 to spend on school clothing and supplies. Target chipped in another $5. Each student was assigned an [...]


Northern Virginia – Build a Child’s Library Book Fair

Eight members of Northern Virginia’s Assistance League chapter participated in their third book fair of the year, part of a program called “Build a Child’s Library.”  The event took place on May 20th at a local  Title I elementary school in Fairfax County.  Assistance League members planned and carried out a book giveaway in which […]