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Philanthropic Programs

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Operation School Bell tutoring program

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.

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Kids On The Block Puppet Troupe

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.

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Sing-Alongs for seniors

Sing-Alongs

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

Assistance League of the Chespapeake Kids In Need uniform program

Kids in Need (KIN) and Project Literacy

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

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Stork's Nest Baby Shower

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.

2017-18 Statistics

2,506

uniforms provided to 1,829 students in need in Anne Arundel County

1,281

books distributed to students at local elementary schools.

756

students served at Kids On The Block puppet shows teaching lessons on bullying and learning differences.

News

Kids On The Block: A Unique Way to Help Kids Recognize and Prevent Bullying

What better way to get children’s rapt attention than with life-size puppets. And there is no more effective way to teach essential life skills, such as how to recognize and prevent bullying. Assistance League of the Chesapeake’s Kids On The Block puppet troupe has been entertaining second graders in Anne Arundel County for 16 years […]

Parent Connection Features Assistance League of the Chesapeake

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools Parent Connection show featured our chapter president, Lyn Hopkins, and Kids In Need chair, Marie Bossie. View the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIXEM1Bt1bc&feature=youtu.be In the video, Lyn and Marie talk about our programs in the community with host Teresa Tudor.

Saluting ALC Member Marie Bossie

What’s Up? Annapolis magazine’s Towne Salute recently featured Marie Bossie, Assistance League of the Chesapeake member who chairs our Kids In Need program. Marie has held almost every position and chair in our chapter. In addition to Kids In Need, she has assisted with grant writing and fund raising, participated in sing-alongs at nursing homes […]

A Partnership “Impossible to Quantify”

Under the headline, “A Partnership Impossible to Quantify,” Lauren Grey-Hawkins nominated Assistance League of the Chesapeake for a 2019 Anne Arundel County Public School Business Partner of the Year award. “It is a privilege to be able to share the incredible partnership your organization has with AACPS,” says Ms. Grey-Hawkins, who works for the Office […]

A Musical Journey Through Latin America from Cantaré and Assistance League

Local elementary school students took a musical journey through Latin America thanks to Assistance League of the Chesapeake. Students at Meade Heights Elementary and Georgetown East Elementary schools were treated to performances by Cantare on February 7 and  8, which were hosted by our chapter through an Art-in-Education Program grant from the Arts Council of […]

Win a New York City Vacation — New Third Prize Announced!

A new Third Prize has been announced for our raffle: a $75 gift certificate to Cafe Mezzanotte, a local favorite restaurant in Severna Park. Raffle tickets are now on sale for a New York City Vacation! The package includes accommodations, $500 cash, and other features, valued at $2,250. Second prize is four Nationals baseball tickets […]

News

Kids On The Block: A Unique Way to Help Kids Recognize and Prevent Bullying

What better way to get children’s rapt attention than with life-size puppets. And there is no more effective way to teach essential life skills, such as how to recognize and prevent bullying. Assistance League of the Chesapeake’s Kids On The Block puppet troupe has been entertaining second graders in Anne Arundel County for 16 years […]

Parent Connection Features Assistance League of the Chesapeake

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools Parent Connection show featured our chapter president, Lyn Hopkins, and Kids In Need chair, Marie Bossie. View the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIXEM1Bt1bc&feature=youtu.be In the video, Lyn and Marie talk about our programs in the community with host Teresa Tudor.

Saluting ALC Member Marie Bossie

What’s Up? Annapolis magazine’s Towne Salute recently featured Marie Bossie, Assistance League of the Chesapeake member who chairs our Kids In Need program. Marie has held almost every position and chair in our chapter. In addition to Kids In Need, she has assisted with grant writing and fund raising, participated in sing-alongs at nursing homes […]

A Partnership “Impossible to Quantify”

Under the headline, “A Partnership Impossible to Quantify,” Lauren Grey-Hawkins nominated Assistance League of the Chesapeake for a 2019 Anne Arundel County Public School Business Partner of the Year award. “It is a privilege to be able to share the incredible partnership your organization has with AACPS,” says Ms. Grey-Hawkins, who works for the Office […]

A Musical Journey Through Latin America from Cantaré and Assistance League

Local elementary school students took a musical journey through Latin America thanks to Assistance League of the Chesapeake. Students at Meade Heights Elementary and Georgetown East Elementary schools were treated to performances by Cantare on February 7 and  8, which were hosted by our chapter through an Art-in-Education Program grant from the Arts Council of […]

Win a New York City Vacation — New Third Prize Announced!

A new Third Prize has been announced for our raffle: a $75 gift certificate to Cafe Mezzanotte, a local favorite restaurant in Severna Park. Raffle tickets are now on sale for a New York City Vacation! The package includes accommodations, $500 cash, and other features, valued at $2,250. Second prize is four Nationals baseball tickets […]