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 121 elementary schoolchildren

  • Assembled 200 snack packs for children and teens in crisis

  • Sent 300 cards to homebound seniors

  • Labeled 1,039 books for the schoolchildren

  • Provided 200 snack packs for homeless youth

  • Made decorations for five events for a local senior care facility

  • Shopped for clothing for 30 homeless youth

  • Shopped for 40 hygiene kits with refill supplies for homeless youth

  • Assembled 1,200 boxes for our chapter’s weekend food program

  • Donated $600 for internet access for homeless students

Fundraising

Assisteens Annual Fashion Show and Tea supports our philanthropic programs in Contra Costa County.

We have reached the maximum of 60 members for the 2021 – 2022 year.  Please check back in April 2022 for next year’s membership information.  We accept applications beginning in mid-April each year.

To become involved:

  • The annual membership campaign begins in April, and is closed after September 30, or upon reaching a maximum membership of 60.

  • Parents are required to attend an informational meeting.

  • Members are required to dedicate 35 hours of community service on Assisteens activities annually.

  • Meetings are held the second Tuesday evening of each month, except July and August.

  • Dues are $35 per year, plus $15 T-shirt fee.