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.


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.



Over $606,000 returned to
Contra Costa County community


Over 9,000 people
served in
Contra Costa County


Over 54,000 hours

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Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn OPEN

We are Open! Tuesday Thursday, Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Donations accepted: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or until full. Join Our Mailing List

ALDV Zooms Into the Future

Over 200 members of Assistance League of Diablo Valley participated in our first ever chapter-wide Zoom webinar.  The TechSolutions committee got to work in early April to make this all possible.  We will keep connected and work on finding new ways to serve you, our community!

Partnering with Wells Fargo: “Together We’ll Go Far”

On October 3, a contingent of employee volunteers from Wells Fargo Bank’s Commercial Banking division, arrived at the Assistance League Community Resource Center in Walnut Creek.  These volunteers knew firsthand how to make a difference.  On that day:they assembled 250 reusable bags of school clothing for delivery to Meadow Homes Elementary School in Concord as part […]

Assisteens Fashion Show Postponed – Stay Tuned

The Assisteens® Fashion Show and Tea will not take place as scheduled in mid-March, but we are still hoping it can be rescheduled. Stay tuned!    

Share the Spirit – Thank You East Bay Times!

We are excited to announce that Assistance League Diablo Valley has received funding for our Common Threads Program: Clothes Shopping for Homeless Youth. Thanks to EastBayTimes and their readers for supporting Share the Spirit so we can provide help & hope to homeless youth.

R.E.A.D. For Family Literacy!

Assistance League Diablo Valley celebrates National Family Literacy Day. To encourage reading, members in the R.E.A.D. program read to 1,200 second graders last year and donated books valued at $20,000 to children, classrooms and school libraries. Listen program members also provided 2,625 hours of reading support to second graders.

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