Operation School Bell®

Over 2000 eligible school children grades K-8 shop for school clothes at local Fred Meyer stores during Shopping Events each fall, starting the year with style and confidence.

Operation Hug a Bear

Assistance League of Eugene provides soft cuddly teddy bears to agencies serving individuals in crisis situations.

Welcome Basket

With the Welcome Basket program, Assistance League and St. Vincent de Paul work together to provide cleaning supplies to formerly homeless families as they move into permanent housing.

Pass It On

The Pass It On program donates items that cannot be used or sold in the Assistance League Thrift Shop or used in Assistance League’s philanthropic programs to other nonprofit social agencies.


Outreach provides flexibility to respond to specific community needs as they come up on a one time only basis. These projects or activities do not fit under any current chapter program. In 2016 Outreach provided preschool books to families served by Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).

Weekend Food Pantry

The Weekend Food Pantry Program provides weekend food assistance during the school year to nearly 2000 eligible low-income students and their families.

Oregon Heritage

Assistance League of Eugene organizes and gives tours at the Lane County Historical Museum to Lane County students, grades K-5.

Operation Bookshelf

The Operation Bookshelf program provides Eugene Public Library materials for patrons who cannot visit the library themselves.

Caring and Sharing

Members of Caring and Sharing provide regular fellowship and musically interactive  experiences  to residents of three long-term care facilities in Eugene.

Books for Kids

Our newest program, Books for Kids, collects books for children Preschool-Grade 8 for Family Coaches of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), to take to their client families. This literacy encouragement has been well received by the local community.

Books for Kids- our newest program. We collect books for children Kindergarten- Grade 8 for the Family Coaches of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) to bring to the families they serve.

Through programs like these we assist those in need in our local community all year long.

Books for Kids