2020-2021 OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS ...

$331K

Over $331,000 returned to
Contra Costa County community

10K

Over 10,000 people
served in
Contra Costa County

33K

Over 33,000 hours
volunteered

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Thrift Shop at the Way Side is Open

Assistance League Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn is open for business!  Newly extended open hours: Tuesday -Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations gratefully accepted during open hours.  Thank you!  Join Our Mailing List

4,000 Boxes of Food

Our Sunshine Boxes Program donated 4,000 boxes of food for the weekend (valued at $52,000) to children and their families in need during fiscal year 2020-21. Our volunteers fill the boxes with cereal, tuna, soup, pasta, and other shelf stable nutritious foods.

Assistance League – Better Than Chocolate.

Thank you to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, CA for providing a former Godiva chocolate store for a display of Assistance League’s philanthropic programs.  Stop by to see samples of items we provide to those in crisis or in need. Also, see photos of Scholarships recipients who have received over $1,500,000 in the last 20 […]

Anne Banning Award Presented

Arlita Smith recently received the Anne Banning Leadership Award named after the founder of Assistance League, who promoted the growth of effective volunteerism through leadership and education. This award demonstrates the importance and value of leadership to Assistance League chapters, while also honoring the accomplishments and dedication of the recipient. Arlita has continually served in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Thrift Shop at the Way Side is Open

Assistance League Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn is open for business!  Newly extended open hours: Tuesday -Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations gratefully accepted during open hours.  Thank you!  Join Our Mailing List

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