Assistance League of El Paso is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through philanthropic programs in El Paso County since 1967.   We are comprised of 122 volunteer members with no paid employees.

These community-based philanthropic programs are supported by our Assistance League chapter which benefit many adults and children.

Assault Survivor Kits

When authorities report sexual assault, the victims clothing is often retained as evidence.   Each kit contains a set of new clothing and toiletries, plus showing that someone cares.   Our member volunteers purchase, assemble, and deliver ASK kits to agencies who help victims of sexual assault.  Read more  >>>

Operation School Bell

Children who attend public school without adequate clothing often suffer from low self-esteem and low performance.  These needy students in grades 1-5 are identified by El Paso County public school districts and provided with a set of new clothing.   Our goal is to increase their self-esteem and encourage regular school attendance.  Read more  >>>

PASO Bears

PASO (Put A Smile On) Bear committee purchases and distributes 500 Teddy Bears to emergency service organizations for people (usually children) in traumatic situations.   The goal is to calm and give comfort when a crisis occurs.  Read more  >>>

We Help Others

WHO (We Help Others) committee serves abused, homeless women and their children at La Posada shelter.  La Posada provides a safe environment for everyone.  We supply daily necessities to help these women and children return to a better life than the one they left.    Read more  >>>


Assisteens is an auxiliary for students in grades 7-12.  Members work during the summer to process new clothing for Operation School Bell as it arrives by truck.   During the school year, they work with children at La Posada Home and with residents at Royal Estates retirement community.  Read more  >>>

Community Volunteers

We enjoy having members of the community as our Guest Dressers in the Operation School Bell program.  Our Guest Dressers are comprised of members from the El Paso Fire and Police departments, U.S. Border Patrol, and El Paso Water Utility.   It is wonderful for the children to know that they are very important members of El Paso.    Read more  >>>