Over 20 Years of Service in Anne Arundel County!


ssistance League of the Chesapeake, Inc. is a nonprofit volunteer organization. It is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults through community-based philanthropic programs.

Members generate thousands of hours of service to the local community, therefore touching the lives of more than 12,000 children and senior citizens. Funds raised are returned to the community through five philanthropic programs:

  • Operation School Bell®
  • The Kids On The Block
  • Smiles for Seniors: Sing-Alongs and Greeting Cards
  • Kids in Need and Project Literacy
  • Nest and Nurture Baby Shower for Baltimore-Washington Medical Center

Our philanthropic programs are made possible through the support of grants, private and corporate donations, and chapter fundraising events.

New members are welcomed at all times.

Assistance League of the Chesapeake Project Literacy

Established as a guild in July 2001, Assistance League of the Chesapeake chartered in March 2006 as the 114th chapter of National Assistance League.

National Assistance League is a nonprofit organization that puts caring and commitment into action. Founded in 1935 in Southern California, National Assistance League empowers volunteers through a strong network of 120 local chapters in 26 states with over 23,000 members. Thus each chapter meets changing needs in their own communities. In the last fiscal year, Assistance League chapters:

  • served 1.5 million people
  • returned over $38 million to local communities
  • invested 3.2 million service hours across the nation

Mission and Vision


Assistance League of the Chesapeake volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.


Essential needs are met in our communities and families flourish.


Five core values inform and craft leaders’ and members’ priorities and actions:

  • Commitment
  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Accountability
  • Respect


2020 Form 990

Thank you to our 2022-23 Grantors

Parole Rotary
Annapolis Rotary Crabfeast
Anne Arundel Women Giving Together
ACDS LDC Maryland Live!
ACDS County Executive Community Support Grant
Constellation Energy