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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Nominated for Award

Our chapter has been nominated for the 2019 Excellence in Education Business Partner of the Year. Sixteen local businesses, agencies and organizations have been nominated by schools and offices to be honored for their contributions to Anne Arundel County Public Schools students, programs and schools. The award will be presented, and the two winners announced, […]

950 Uniforms Packed for Operation School Bell

On January 11, thirty-five AL Chesapeake members packed 950 uniforms for our Operation School Bell, Kids in Need program. They were assisted by four Old Navy employees who volunteered their time to help out. The uniform package consists of a navy blue shirt, khaki pants, navy blue crew neck sweatshirt, socks and underwear. In addition, […]

AL Chesapeake Raffle

Win a Stay at the Breathtaking Greenbrier Resort The grand prize for this year’s Assistance League of the Chesapeake® raffle is a four-night stay for two at the breathtaking Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV. The Greenbrier is located in the Allegheny Mountains, and has been welcoming guests to its world-class resort since 1778. […]

News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Nominated for Award

Our chapter has been nominated for the 2019 Excellence in Education Business Partner of the Year. Sixteen local businesses, agencies and organizations have been nominated by schools and offices to be honored for their contributions to Anne Arundel County Public Schools students, programs and schools. The award will be presented, and the two winners announced, […]

950 Uniforms Packed for Operation School Bell

On January 11, thirty-five AL Chesapeake members packed 950 uniforms for our Operation School Bell, Kids in Need program. They were assisted by four Old Navy employees who volunteered their time to help out. The uniform package consists of a navy blue shirt, khaki pants, navy blue crew neck sweatshirt, socks and underwear. In addition, […]

AL Chesapeake Raffle

Win a Stay at the Breathtaking Greenbrier Resort The grand prize for this year’s Assistance League of the Chesapeake® raffle is a four-night stay for two at the breathtaking Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV. The Greenbrier is located in the Allegheny Mountains, and has been welcoming guests to its world-class resort since 1778. […]