WHAT WE HAVE DONE

 

 

Assistance League of Conejo Valley is one of 120 chapters of Assistance League, a national nonprofit 501(c) (3) corporation.

In 2019-2020

  • 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.