TEENS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Assisteens Auxiliary is a nonprofit, volunteer organization comprised of 60 teenagers in grades 7 through 12 who are interested in learning the value of volunteering, as well as developing leadership and organizational skills. Under the guidelines of the national organization and Assistance League Diablo Valley chapter, members select their own philanthropic programs and raise the funds necessary to implement them, while supporting many of the chapter’s programs and thrift shop. Assisteens Auxiliary has been part of the chapter since 1977 and puts caring and commitment into action.
Caring and Commitment in Action
- Hosted two holiday parties for 100 elementary schoolchildren
- Assembled 381 snack packs for Receiving Center backpacks
- Sent 126 cards to homebound seniors
- Labeled 480 books for the chapter’s R.E.A.D. program
- Hosted four events at a local senior care facility
- Donated $3,800 to the chapter’s Foster Youth Scholarship and Community College Scholarship programs
- Donated 100 new books to elementary schoolchildren
- Shopped for clothing for 20 homeless youth
Assisteens Annual Fashion Show and Tea supports our philanthropic programs in Contra Costa County.