Our Philanthropic Focus

Operation School Bell® Clothing

Children within Contra Costa County are referred by local school districts to receive new clothing, underwear and shoes, improving their self esteem and school attendance.

Operation School Bell: R.E.A.D.

Volunteers read and provide books monthly to second graders in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

Operation School Bell: Listen

Volunteers listen to second and third grade readers in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District, allowing the students to practice and improve their reading skills.

Operation School Bell: Elementary Arts Discovery

This program is designed to encourage creative artistic expression in elementary students.   Volunteers present projects and materials to classes each  month.

Operation School Bell: The Kids on the Block

Educational puppet shows are performed, providing a nonthreatening environment to learn about disabilities, safety issues and social problems.

Community Needs: Community Programs

Seven different programs that meet the range of community needs.   Assault Survivor Kits® , Baby Bags, Food Boxes, On My Way Bags, Receiving Center Backpacks, Senior Year Sponsorships, and Outreach.

Community Needs: Show on the Road

Volunteers visit assisted living facilities, bringing fun and enthusiastic entertainment to brighten up the residents’ day.

Community Needs: TeleCare

Volunteers provide a daily reassurance call to housebound clients, providing a cheery hello and a sympathetic ear.

Scholarships

Assistance League awards a variety of scholarships to graduating high school seniors, community college students, foster youth.  Support is also awarded to teachers for classroom enrichment.

2017-2018

$670

thousand dollars returned to
Contra Costa County community

14

thousand people served in
Contra Costa County

74

thousand hours volunteered

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Where’s Your Grandma Today?

This children’s book promotes literacy through an engaging story about the joy of volunteering.  Copies are available for $9.95 each plus tax at the Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn in Lafayette.  Drop in to the shop and pick up a copy while supplies last!

Wells Fargo Manager Remembers Operation School Bell

When Hugo, a manager with Wells Fargo volunteered to help prepare school uniforms for local children through Assistance League’s Operation School Bell program, things seemed strangely familiar.  He soon remembered that as a child he had received clothing from the program!  Our programs reach into so many areas of our community and have a LASTING IMPACT.

News & Events

  • All
  • News
  • Uncategorized

Where’s Your Grandma Today?

This children’s book promotes literacy through an engaging story about the joy of volunteering.  Copies are available for $9.95 each plus tax at the Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn in Lafayette.  Drop in to the shop and pick up a copy while supplies last!

Wells Fargo Manager Remembers Operation School Bell

When Hugo, a manager with Wells Fargo volunteered to help prepare school uniforms for local children through Assistance League’s Operation School Bell program, things seemed strangely familiar.  He soon remembered that as a child he had received clothing from the program!  Our programs reach into so many areas of our community and have a LASTING IMPACT.

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