All scheduling for Operation School Bell is  done through school counselors.  To register your child, contact the counselor at your child’s school.

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

El Paso County students in Elementary School, Middle School and High School are provided with vouchers that they can use at Kohl’s Department Store to buy new school clothes, including shoes.  These students have been recommended by their school counselors.  They leave Kohl’s with a big bag of clothes and a hygiene kit.

Operation Can You Hear Me?

Preschoolers are screened for hearing problems.  If any are found, the children are referred to a local audiologist to determine the extent of their hearing loss, and hearing aids are provided if needed.

Assault Survivor Kits®

Emergency clothing and hygiene items are supplied to a local hospital who provides them to survivors of assault.

Buddy Bear

Teddy bears are provided to local institutions who give them to individuals in traumatic situations.

Sweet Dreams

A new mattress/box springs sets are provided to teens being emancipated from foster care.

Halloween Wishes

Halloween costumes provided to children in need.

2019-20 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to El Paso County


thousand people served in El Paso County


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

Chef's Demo 2021

Annual Meeting 2021

Fun Fair 2019

School Bell

Assistance League of Colorado Springs

Bargain Box is open every Tuesday, Thursday,  and Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Donations are only taken during the hours of 10:00 to 12:00 noon.

Officers 2021-22

Inside the Bargain Box

Josi Castaneda and Roz Padgett receive Ada Edward Laughlin Award

School Bell 2020 Bagging Event

Working at the Bargain Box

Bargain Box Window Display