Operation School Bell® Programs



Bend – Operation School Bell to give students new clothes

Remember shopping for new school shoes, or bringing home a new winter coat? Deciding on your outfit for the first day of school? Thousands of students in Deschutes County have never had this traditional back-to-school experience. In fact, many of them have never shopped for new clothes or shoes, or owned clothes that fit. They […]


Boise – Operation School Bell provides clothes to kids in need

Thousands of children received new clothes to start the new school year. It was a big day for 3,700 elementary school children who received new sets of warm, well-fitting clothes this fall thanks to our generous community. Students who school staff have identified as having a need visited the Assistance League of Boise Tuesday morning […]


Wichita – Operation School Bell puts new clothes on the backs of 3,000 students

School has been back in session for about a month now, but some kids never got a chance to go back-to-school clothes shopping. That’s why the Assistance League of Wichita teamed up with JCPenney to clothe 3,000 students. It’s the fourth year in a row the two have partnered for this program. A total of […]



Tucson – Operation School Bell Underway

Assistance League of Tucson opened the doors of Operation School Bell® and welcomed the first busload of children to pick out their new school clothes. The event was held at Rivera Elementary School and volunteers expected to dress about 36 children. Operation School Bell is the signature philanthropic program of Assistance League of Tucson. The program gives new […]



Seven Chapters Partner with Camp Pendleton to Provide School Clothes – Temecula Valley, Capistrano Valley, Laguna Beach, Saddleback Valley, North Coast, Inland North County and Rancho San Dieguito

What makes a great weekend? If any of the seven Assistance League of Temecula Valley chapters for children’s philanthropic program volunteers were asked, they would say smiling children, happy families and enthusiastic volunteers, which is exactly what they experienced Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11, at the 13th annual U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Back […]



Phoenix – Thunderbirds Donate $20,000 to Operation School Bell to Help Valley Students in Need

When you hear the name Thunderbirds, you may think of those dapper men dressed in colorful slacks who host the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but what you may not realize is how much philanthropy they do in and around like Valley. By way of Operation School Bell®, Assistance League of East Valley provides school clothes, shoes, […]