Clothing Programs

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Sep

Reno Spars – A Special Shopping Event

A Special Shopping Event! Imagine having to start school in a strange country with a new language and only the shirt on your back as you arrived. That was the plight of almost two dozen children who recently arrived in Reno, Nevada. Assistance League was delighted to sponsor a special shopping event before school starts […]

06

Jun

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

Jun

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 [...]

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May

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 […]

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Apr

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 […]

Apr

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 [...]