Over 15 Years of Service in Anne Arundel County!


ssistance League of the Chesapeake, Inc. is a nonprofit volunteer organization 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 improves the lives of children in Anne Arundel County.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, and 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 through community-based philanthropic programs. 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. 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 and 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.


Form 990 2014-15
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Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

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Assistance League of the Chesapeake 2017-18 Board of Directors


Lyn Hopkins

Vice President Membership

Pam Meehan

Vice President Philanthropic

Marty Sippel

Vice President Resource Development

Kim Hudyma


Sue Armbruster


Linda Wood


Elaine Atkinson

Strategic Planning

Marie Bossie

Marketing and Communications

Maryann Gosnell