Clothing Programs



North Coast – Assistance League Footsteps program provides shoes to Elementary students

The Footsteps Program has been in high gear this Fall and as a result over one thousand students in 16 elementary schools in Carlsbad, Oceanside and Vista are walking with new tennis shoes and socks. They also received special Health Kits with items that included: Soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, floss, comb and a facecloth. Over [...]



Sierra Foothills – Assistance League Helps Caldor Fire Victims

Many of the Caldor fire victims are people known to Assistance League members. The California Fire Department had all neighborhoods and roads blocked, and everyone had to evacuate making it impossible to get life essentials in the victims' hands. When the chapter members heard firsthand how long it was going to take these victims to [...]



Northern Virginia – Assistance League assembles clothing bundles for schools

Eleven Assistance League volunteers gathered recently at a member’s home to assemble bundles of new clothing items for the schools we serve. Our members are excellent shoppers with keen eyes for bargains who had assembled a wide and colorful variety of shirts for boys and girls, as well as winter jackets. These items were paired [...]



Boise – Operation School Bell where Magic Happens

Idaho Press By IDAHO PRESS STAFF - September 19, 2021 Operation School Bell where 'magic happens' GARDEN CITY — After a year of modified operations due to the pandemic, Assistance League of Boise will again be providing new school clothes for 3,700 elementary students at 80 local schools through Operation School Bell. Since 1990, [...]



Reno-Sparks – Assistance League Clothes Almost 2,000 Deserving School Children

Reno, NV – October 18, 2021 – Assistance League of Reno-Sparks is in the middle of its annual Operation School Bell® program to clothe deserving Washoe County school children with brand new clothing. The children leave with a huge bag of new clothes, wide grins, and a renewed sense of confidence. This fall, almost 2,000 [...]



Northern Virginia – Assistance League Delivered items for Afghan Refugees

Last week, members of Assistance League of Northern Virginia delivered to Peter Lauten, Program Manager of Traveler's Aid at Dulles Airport, outside Washington, DC, an assortment of items that will be provided to Afghan evacuees. We donated toiletries, crocheted blankets, clothing, and toys that will be provided to arriving refugees. Included in the delivery was [...]