Over 15 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, Assistance League of the Chesapeake Project Literacytherefore 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
  • Sing-Alongs
  • Kids in Need and Project Literacy
  • Stork’s Nest Baby Shower

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

The 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.

Mission and Vision


The Mission of Assistance League of the Chesapeake is to give children in need the tools for success.


To be the leader in the community for philanthropic services.


2020 Form 990

Learn more about Assistance League of the Chesapeake!

Listen to the radio interview on WNAV Annapolis with 1430 Connection host Donna Cole and our past president, Maryann Gosnell, and our KIN chair, Marie Bossie.

Watch our past president, Maryann Gosnell, on Anne Arundel County Public School TV

Maryann was interviewed via Zoom for AACPS’s “Parent’s Corner” tv show and spoke about providing uniforms for schools and the other assistance we give in the community. Her portion of the show starts at minute 36. This edition of the show highlights just a few of the many AACPS partners that provide school clothing to students.

Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

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