Food Programs



Northern Virginia – Final School Year Food Distribution

Assistance League of Northern Virginia recently held its final Weekend Food for Kids food packing event for the current school year.  Chapter members along with Dominion Energy – Virginia employees packed 1660 bags of assorted nonperishable food that were distributed to six elementary schools in Fairfax and Prince William counties.  A seventh school was provided […]



Northern Virginia – Prepares 1660 April Food Bags

Assistance League of Northern Virginia held another successful food packing recently and assembled 1660 bags that contained an assortment of nonperishable food to sustain elementary school students over the weekend when school-supplied meals are not available.  We first launched a food program in 2010 and since then we’ve named the program Weekend Food for Kids and expanded […]



Northern Virginia – Food Packing Event

This month’s Food Packing event was even more memorable because our two organizations joined in recognizing a Dominion employee who had been a tireless helper at our food packings.  Ron (center) not only arrived early to help open the cartons of items to be packed and place the cartons at the correct packing station on […]



North Coast – Feeding Hope

Judy Stevens, Jane Valentine and Lory Sheldon, volunteers of the Assistance League of North Coast, organized their membership in supporting the North County Food Bank of San Diego’s “Food 4 Kids Backpack Program.” In a little more than one month $4,100.00 was raised which will provide food to fill 687 backpacks for the rest of […]


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 […]



Santa Barbara – Assistance League Bakes 1200 Cookies for Food From the Heart

“It’s in the bag,” said 25 members of the Assistance League of Santa Barbara as they baked, bagged and delivered 1200 cookies to the local non-profit Food From The Heart. The cookies will be added to their much-needed meals brought to those in our community who are dealing with major illnesses, surgeries, or failing health [...]