Assistance League® began in Southern California in the late 1890s. Headquartered in Burbank, California, Assistance League has grown to 120 chapters and chapters-in-formation nationwide with more than 23,000 members. Each year, Assistance League:
Provides 2.6 million volunteer hours
Funds more than 750 philanthropic programs
Returns more than $36 million dollars to their communities
Touches the lives of more than 1.2 million children and seniors
Assistance League is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to putting caring and commitment into action. When put into action, the results are astonishing. Nationwide, the member volunteers of Assistance League are dedicated to ongoing support and long-term presence in the communities they serve.
Through a commitment of hands-on action, the innovative programs of Assistance League touch the lives of more than 1.2 million children, seniors, families, and others in need.
The 120 chapters of Assistance League continue to conduct extensive community needs assessments, develop programs according to those needs, generate funding and staff each program. The extensive training, proven track record and joy of giving are expressed through extraordinary programs to meet specific needs of individual communities. Assistance League is proud to give its member volunteers the power to help ensure a positive future for their communities. Where these dollars were spent tells the true story of how Assistance League plays a vital role in the fight to provide help to those in greatest need.
Assistance League® of Georgetown Area was granted guild status in May 1998 and chapter status in July 2001.
Members volunteered over 27,000 hours in 2020-2021 administering, funding, and staffing philanthropic programs and fundraisers.