Clothing Programs



Mid-Missouri – Grant for Winter Coats from Boone Electric Community Trust

Boone Electric Community Trust, of Columbia, Missouri, provided Assistance League of Mid-Missouri with a $10,000 grant to purchase winter coats for area children through Operation School Bell ®.  “The Trust is excited to provide this funding to Assistance League of Mid-Missouri”, Trust Chair Craig Stevenson says, “Knowing that the Trust is supporting this group’s efforts […]



Northern Virginia – Clothing for Kids

Assistance League of Northern Virginia made additional deliveries of clothing to students at five local elementary schools to fulfill each school’s request.  After determining the specific sizes the schools needed for boys and girls, they delivered 182 items, including winter jackets, sweatpants and sweatshirts, T-shirts, and underwear.  In addition, Clothing for Kids provided 72 pairs […]


Montgomery County – Completes Spring High School Operation School Bell

Operation School Bell®, the signature program of Assistance League Montgomery County, has completed its spring high school dressing events having served approximately 900 deserving students.  Annually, Assistance League provides new school clothing for over 4000 students across all grade levels. For the volunteer members who help at a shopping event, the greatest reward has been [...]



Santa Barbara – Loans Prom Dresses

Assistance League of Santa Barbara will be loaning prom dresses to local high school students going to their big event. The gowns are loaned completely free of charge, all sizes are available, and the gowns can be altered to fit.  The Prom Dress Boutique is located in the back building of the Assistance League property […]



St. Louis – Steps to Success and The COVID Challenge

How do volunteers provide children with shoes, when schools are closed & learning is virtual? Mindy Hellmich, Assistance League of St. Louis member and Co-Chair of Steps to Success explains HOW: “You think outside the box. You think WAY outside the box!” The all-volunteer Steps to Success (Steps) team has adapted and refined sizing, fitting […]


Northern Virginia – Keeping Children Warm and Fed

As winter’s grip tightened in January, Assistance League of Northern Virginia delivered warm clothing to seven local elementary schools.  We provided 32 winter jackets and more than 100 hand-made hats, scarves, and headbands to five schools.  A counselor at one school reported that students were crowding the table where the hats were arranged, because they […]