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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.

2017-18 Statistics

$250

thousand dollars returned to Anne Arundel County

200

thousand children and seniors served in Anne Arundel County

100

thousand service hours

News

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 […]

AL Chesapeake Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Kids In Need

Assistance League of the Chesapeake launched a crowdfunding campaign today to support its Kids In Need program. Watch our video below, and visit our campaign page here. Almost 8% of the students at Title I schools in Anne Arundel County are homeless. Students at the schools we serve all wear uniforms, which has been shown […]

Stork’s Nest Baby Shower

Members of Assistance League of the Chesapeake met on Thursday, December 14, for their annual Stork’s Nest Baby Shower to benefit the Stork’s Nest at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Members donated over $4,000 of items to Stork’s Nest, which provides educational classes ranging from prenatal to infant care, utilizing a points-based incentive system for women […]

Here We Go Again!

It may be summer, but September and the start of the next school year are on Marie Bossie’s mind as she drives to the warehouse where school uniforms and clothing are stored. Anne Arundel County Public Schools very generously allows us at Assistance League of the Chesapeake to share their storage space not far from […]

News

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 […]

AL Chesapeake Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Kids In Need

Assistance League of the Chesapeake launched a crowdfunding campaign today to support its Kids In Need program. Watch our video below, and visit our campaign page here. Almost 8% of the students at Title I schools in Anne Arundel County are homeless. Students at the schools we serve all wear uniforms, which has been shown […]

Stork’s Nest Baby Shower

Members of Assistance League of the Chesapeake met on Thursday, December 14, for their annual Stork’s Nest Baby Shower to benefit the Stork’s Nest at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Members donated over $4,000 of items to Stork’s Nest, which provides educational classes ranging from prenatal to infant care, utilizing a points-based incentive system for women […]

Here We Go Again!

It may be summer, but September and the start of the next school year are on Marie Bossie’s mind as she drives to the warehouse where school uniforms and clothing are stored. Anne Arundel County Public Schools very generously allows us at Assistance League of the Chesapeake to share their storage space not far from […]