Health Programs



Northern Virginia – Prepare Toiletries and Bedtime Bundles for Distribution

Assistance League of Northern Virginia members gathered recently to pack toiletries and bedtime bundles for students at three local elementary schools.  We formed two assembly lines and one group put toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and shampoo in bags and quickly assembled 144 packages, with 48 kits to be delivered to each of the three schools.  The second […]



Northern Virginia – Hugs and Toiletries

Assistance League of Northern Virginia recently held a combined Hugs and Toiletries packing session, with 17 members participating.  Two teams packed Hugs Pillow Bundles and the third team assembled toiletry packages.  The chapter members delivered the packages to four local elementary schools at the conclusion. The Hugs Bundles contained beautiful pillows, hand-made and donated by […]



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 [...]



Diablo Valley – Assistance League TeleCare Celebrates 50 Years

"Caring and Compassion" Abound for Telecare member volunteers, as well! What a bountiful, sometimes unexpected emotional return! Since 1971, member volunteers of TeleCare, a philanthropic program of Assistance League of Diablo Valley, have been making reassurance calls, Monday through Friday, to those in our community who are home- bound. As the chapter's longest standing philanthropic [...]



Tucson – Assistance League reacted quickly to the changing conditions brought about by the pandemic

Assistance League of Tucson, a volunteer organization whose mission is “Volunteers working in the Tucson community to help those in need,” faced some grim moments at the outset of the pandemic last year. The nonprofit saw a dramatic drop in the number of volunteers who are vital to the organization’s operations. But the organization reacted [...]



Santa Barbara – Assistance League Helps Outfit Heath House

The Peoples Self Help Housing of Santa Barbara might have remodeled Heath House, but it took Assistance League of Santa Barbara to make a house a home.