WHAT WE HAVE DONE
Assistance League of Conejo Valley is one of 120 chapters of Assistance League, a national nonprofit 501(c) (3) corporation.
- 173 dedicated chapter members and Assisteens® auxiliary members, volunteered
- 33,828 hours, and touched the lives of more than
- 18,000 people in Agoura, Agoura Hills, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, and Westlake Village through our philanthropic programs.
- $280,324 was returned directly to the community through the following philanthropic programs:
- $578,881* total revenue raised.
UNDER OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®
Clothing Nights: 2431 elementary through high school children were provided with new school clothes and shoes.
Emergency Clothing Kits: 2815 children in 35 schools were helped with a change of clothing while at school.
Reading for Life: 600 students received brand new books (1,000 books in total) to help promote literacy and a love of reading.
Tutoring: 50 children received weekly help from our volunteers to improve their reading and comprehension skills.
Vision for the Future: 114 children, whose families could not afford vision care, were provided with free eye exams and eyeglasses.
IN OTHER PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS
Assault Survivor Kits®: 64 victims of assault, whose clothing was retained as evidence in crime investigations, were given essential items of clothing and grooming aids.
Eye Can See: 65 adults in need were provided with free eye exams and eyeglasses.
Fresh Start: 3 adults, getting ready to enter the work force, were provided with interview and work appropriate attire.
Hats of Hope: 1,273 individuals received soft, comforting hand-made hats. Recipients included infants, cancer survivors and the homeless.
Hospital Emergency Necessities: 356 Emergency Room patients in need received essential items of clothing and grooming aids at local hospitals.
I’m in Charge: 346 students were taught skills to deal with issues of home and personal safety by our volunteers in an interactive and empowering program.
Share-A-Bear: 1,776 soft comforting CASEY Bears were provided to children and adults in crisis situations.
Spotlight on Seniors: over 150 seniors at local senior facilities entertained with a musical program provided by our volunteers.
In addition, Community Outreach, a project to serve emergent needs in our community, provided school supplies and winter clothing to 47 students in the Safe Passage Youth Foundation program; 25 Chromebooks to aid students with distance learning during school closures from the pandemic, and provided 8,000 meals to families in need through partnership with Manna (a local food bank).
2019 – 2020 marked our eighth successful year operating a Thrift Shop, which provides consistent funds to keep our philanthropic programs viable and growing.
*Due to the pandemic our shop generated no revenue from March 17, 2020 through the end of our fiscal year, May 31, 2020.