Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Operation School Bell provides appropriate assistance to children in need, with the goals of promoting learning, enhancing self-esteem, and encouraging regular school attendance.

Kids on the Block— An Educational Puppet Troupe

Kids on the Block explores the issues of disability, cultural differences, bullying, and other social problems through the use of life-size puppets. By using special targeted scripts, volunteers help children understand and accept individual differences in each other, as well as learn valuable interpersonal skills.

Sing-Alongs

The Sing-Along program takes familiar music to seniors in assisted living residences and nursing homes.

Kids in Need (KIN) and Project Literacy

These two programs provide new uniforms, emergency clothing, books, guest readers, tutors, and enrichment opportunities to Anne Arundel County School children.

Stork’s Nest

Through this program, members of the Assistance League of the Chesapeake contribute items for expectant mothers to the Stork’s Nest redemption store at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. This initiative is part of the Center’s prenatal health-incentives program for underserved women.

2015-16 Statistics

$250

thousand dollars returned to Anne Arundel County

200

thousand children and seniors served in Anne Arundel County

100

thousand service hours