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.

2019-2020 OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS ...

$606

Over $606,000 returned to
Contra Costa County community

9K

Over 9,000 people
served in
Contra Costa County

54K

Over 54,000 hours
volunteered

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Share the Spirit!

Sororo Tamayo-Perez grew up fighting the sense that she was not “college material”. Her immigrant parents had struggled to support their three children with low-wage jobs.  Then Assistance League awarded her a scholarship, and she is on her way to San Jose State.  “When I received the call about the scholarship it made me want […]

Parking Lot Sale Huge Success

On October 31, shoppers lined up, socially distanced of course, to get special bargains, have lots of safe fun, and purchase from our usual wonderful collection of quality, gently-used merchandise.  All of our sales go directly to supporting those in need and at risk in our community!

Shopping For the Homeless at Old Navy

Recently, member volunteers were “personal shoppers” at Old Navy Store, in Concord, as part of Operation School Bell®’ Common Threads program to benefit homeless students identified by school counselors in the Mount Diablo and Pittsburg Unified School Districts.  Some of these students live in garages, while others double up with other families. The members consulted an […]

Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn OPEN

We are Open! Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Donations accepted: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. or until full. Join Our Mailing Lisp

Food for Families

Assistance League Diablo Valley launched Food for Families food drive to support Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County. Recently 500 flyers were distributed to neighbors by Assisteens® to the neighbors to encourage participation.

Join Us – Feed Hungry Children

Join us in making a difference to hungry school children! Donate at Assistance League Diablo Valley GoFundMe Each week, thousands of schoolchildren lack food over the weekend, and the numbers continue to rise. Assistance League is asking for your help to provide 400 Sunshine Boxes of weekend food per month.  At the cost of $13, each […]

News & Events

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  • Events
  • News

Share the Spirit!

Sororo Tamayo-Perez grew up fighting the sense that she was not “college material”. Her immigrant parents had struggled to support their three children with low-wage jobs.  Then Assistance League awarded her a scholarship, and she is on her way to San Jose State.  “When I received the call about the scholarship it made me want […]

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