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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 Anne Arundel County School children.

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.

Philanthropic Programs

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

What is Assistance League®?

“How long have you lived here?” asked Darla, the very nice lady at the Annapolis Boat Show. “Just one week,” I replied. “Do you know anyone?” she responded. “Not a soul,” I said. “We’ll change that,” she said, with a twinkle in her eye. And she did. I was invited to the next meeting of […]

Stork’s Nest Baby Shower

The tables were overflowing with donated baby items that ran the gamut from diapers to bottles, from onesies to hand-knitted hats. Members of Assistance League® of the Chesapeake purchased the items, coming together to do their part to help young mothers deliver healthy babies. A healthy baby starts with a healthy pregnancy. But engaging pregnant […]

Win a New York City Vacation

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 and parking, valued at $450. The drawing will be held on March 21, 5:30 p.m., at Yellowfin Restaurant, 2840 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD. […]

Homeless Resource Day

Ten enthusiastic and energetic Assistance League of the Chesapeake members volunteered at Homeless Resource Day on October 27. This marks the eleventh year that we have participated in the event, held by the Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services. “The experience is an eye-opener and a lesson in humility and gratitude,” said AL Chesapeake […]

Rooms

Multi-purpose rooms. Stages. Music classrooms. Libraries. These are some of the types of rooms we have recently used at local elementary schools. Our purpose has been to measure Kids In Need for school uniforms. Today’s “room” was a section of the Anne Arundel County Public School warehouse in Millersville, where the school system lets us […]

Communicating with our Community

Assistance League of the Chesapeake has no paid staff, and yet all the volunteers show up at the right places and at the right times. How do we make this happen? We do this through the Monday Minute. While it may actually take more than a minute to read, our weekly Monday Minute keeps everyone […]

News

What is Assistance League®?

“How long have you lived here?” asked Darla, the very nice lady at the Annapolis Boat Show. “Just one week,” I replied. “Do you know anyone?” she responded. “Not a soul,” I said. “We’ll change that,” she said, with a twinkle in her eye. And she did. I was invited to the next meeting of […]

Stork’s Nest Baby Shower

The tables were overflowing with donated baby items that ran the gamut from diapers to bottles, from onesies to hand-knitted hats. Members of Assistance League® of the Chesapeake purchased the items, coming together to do their part to help young mothers deliver healthy babies. A healthy baby starts with a healthy pregnancy. But engaging pregnant […]

Win a New York City Vacation

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 and parking, valued at $450. The drawing will be held on March 21, 5:30 p.m., at Yellowfin Restaurant, 2840 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD. […]

Homeless Resource Day

Ten enthusiastic and energetic Assistance League of the Chesapeake members volunteered at Homeless Resource Day on October 27. This marks the eleventh year that we have participated in the event, held by the Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services. “The experience is an eye-opener and a lesson in humility and gratitude,” said AL Chesapeake […]

Rooms

Multi-purpose rooms. Stages. Music classrooms. Libraries. These are some of the types of rooms we have recently used at local elementary schools. Our purpose has been to measure Kids In Need for school uniforms. Today’s “room” was a section of the Anne Arundel County Public School warehouse in Millersville, where the school system lets us […]

Communicating with our Community

Assistance League of the Chesapeake has no paid staff, and yet all the volunteers show up at the right places and at the right times. How do we make this happen? We do this through the Monday Minute. While it may actually take more than a minute to read, our weekly Monday Minute keeps everyone […]