Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

Celebrating over 51 years of service to the Houston community!

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

The Operation School Bell Program provides school uniforms to improve children’s self-esteem and self-confidence, resulting in a more successful educational experience.

Support for the Arts

A juried art show supported by Assistance League of Houston, showcases work of today’s artists and presents opportunities for rising Texas artists to be discovered.

Celebration of Giving

Gift cards for food, clothing and gifts are provided to Texas children’s Hospital patients and their families by Assistance League members, area businesses and donors.

Scholarships Program

Scholarships are offered to students with financial need, including those with learning differences, based on their scholastic achievements.

Head Start Readers

Volunteers read once a month, October through April, providing a Literacy Enrichment Program to students at a Head Start Center.

Make An Impact

Interested in connecting with your community?
Check out the number of ways you can get involved.

JOIN / VOLUNTEER

Become a member!

Use your talents and skills to help others in the community.

DONATE

Give today!

Every dollar funds the programs which serve the community!

SHOP

Assistance League Thrift Shop

Come and shop – every dollar spent returns to the community!

Year in Review

1.2

thousand students in Houston received uniforms.

120

thousand dollars were awarded as scholarships to local students.

41

families at Texas Children’s Hospital were provided more than $14,000 in gifts.

News & Events

9 2 Supporters

SUPPORTERS Thank You for Your Generosity Grants and donations are a major source of funding for our programs. Thank you to the foundations, businesses, and individuals who believe in our mission to remove barriers to education for Houston's most vulnerable populations. Our funds are raised and spent locally, so you can rest assured knowing that [...]

9 4 Volunteer

VOLUNTEER Help Us Stretch our Limited Resources Whether you are interested in assisting families at one of our Operation School Bell® shopping events, donating a few hours in our Thrift Shop, or volunteering your expertise to help us run our organization more efficiently, we would greatly appreciate your help.   Opportunities are available for individuals, [...]

4 Membership

MEMBERSHIP Be a Part of the Solution Assistance League of Houston is transforming the lives of children and adults through our philanthropic programs.  Our members donate their time and talents to make a difference in our community. THREE REASONS TO JOIN US TODAY HELP Help us make a difference and create a better future for [...]

1 Home Page New Layout

Assistance League of Houston removes the barriers to education for at-risk, disadvantaged students, giving them hope and inspiration for a brighter tomorrow. WE BELIEVE When essential needs are met in the community, families will flourish When we clothe a child, we give them confidence to succeed in school When we inspire a young teen, we [...]

2 Crawfish Boil

4TH ANNUAL CRAWFISH BOIL Hosted by  Assistance League® of Houston Event Information All proceeds support Assistance League of Houston's Philanthropic programs! Sponsorship LevelsLagniappe Sponsor - $1,000 Acknowledgment on event promotional materials. You will also receive a lagniappe for your generous sponsorship! Vieux Carre Sponsor - $500 Acknowledgment on event promotional materials. Andouille Sponsor - $250 Acknowledgment [...]

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Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

Celebrating over 51 years of service to the Houston community!

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

The Operation School Bell Program provides school uniforms to improve children’s self-esteem and self-confidence, resulting in a more successful educational experience.

Support for the Arts

A juried art show supported by Assistance League of Houston, showcases work of today’s artists and presents opportunities for rising Texas artists to be discovered.

Celebration of Giving

Gift cards for food, clothing and gifts are provided to Texas children’s Hospital patients and their families by Assistance League members, area businesses and donors.

Scholarships Program

Scholarships are offered to students with financial need, including those with learning differences, based on their scholastic achievements.

Head Start Readers

Volunteers read once a month, October through April, providing a Literacy Enrichment Program to students at a Head Start Center.

Make An Impact

Interested in connecting with your community?
Check out the number of ways you can get involved.

JOIN / VOLUNTEER

Become a member!

Use your talents and skills to help others in the community.

DONATE

Give today!

Every dollar funds the programs which serve the community!

SHOP

Assistance League Thrift Shop

Come and shop – every dollar spent returns to the community!

Year in Review

1.2

thousand students in Houston received uniforms.

120

thousand dollars were awarded as scholarships to local students.

41

families at Texas Children’s Hospital were provided more than $14,000 in gifts.

News & Events

9 2 Supporters

SUPPORTERS Thank You for Your Generosity Grants and donations are a major source of funding for our programs. Thank you to the foundations, businesses, and individuals who believe in our mission to remove barriers to education for Houston's most vulnerable populations. Our funds are raised and spent locally, so you can rest assured knowing that [...]

9 4 Volunteer

VOLUNTEER Help Us Stretch our Limited Resources Whether you are interested in assisting families at one of our Operation School Bell® shopping events, donating a few hours in our Thrift Shop, or volunteering your expertise to help us run our organization more efficiently, we would greatly appreciate your help.   Opportunities are available for individuals, [...]

4 Membership

MEMBERSHIP Be a Part of the Solution Assistance League of Houston is transforming the lives of children and adults through our philanthropic programs.  Our members donate their time and talents to make a difference in our community. THREE REASONS TO JOIN US TODAY HELP Help us make a difference and create a better future for [...]

1 Home Page New Layout

Assistance League of Houston removes the barriers to education for at-risk, disadvantaged students, giving them hope and inspiration for a brighter tomorrow. WE BELIEVE When essential needs are met in the community, families will flourish When we clothe a child, we give them confidence to succeed in school When we inspire a young teen, we [...]

2 Crawfish Boil

4TH ANNUAL CRAWFISH BOIL Hosted by  Assistance League® of Houston Event Information All proceeds support Assistance League of Houston's Philanthropic programs! Sponsorship LevelsLagniappe Sponsor - $1,000 Acknowledgment on event promotional materials. You will also receive a lagniappe for your generous sponsorship! Vieux Carre Sponsor - $500 Acknowledgment on event promotional materials. Andouille Sponsor - $250 Acknowledgment [...]

7 Donate

DONATE Education is a Powerful Defense Against Poverty $3000Buys clothes for 40 disadvantaged school children{{ vc_btn: title=DONATE&style=custom&gradient_color_1=turquoise&gradient_color_2=blue&gradient_custom_color_1=%23dd3333&gradient_custom_color_2=%23eeee22&gradient_text_color=%23ffffff&custom_background=%23e13b2b&custom_text=%23ffffff&outline_custom_color=%23666&outline_custom_hover_background=%23666&outline_custom_hover_text=%23fff&shape=square&color=grey&size=md&align=center&i_align=left&i_type=fontawesome&i_icon_fontawesome=fa+fa-adjust&i_icon_openiconic=vc-oi+vc-oi-dial&i_icon_typicons=typcn+typcn-adjust-brightness&i_icon_entypo=entypo-icon+entypo-icon-note&i_icon_linecons=vc_li+vc_li-heart&i_icon_monosocial=vc-mono+vc-mono-fivehundredpx&i_icon_material=vc-material+vc-material-cake&i_icon_pixelicons=vc_pixel_icon+vc_pixel_icon-alert }}$1000Underwrites a scholarship for a graduating senior bound for a Texas college{{ vc_btn: title=DONATE&style=custom&gradient_color_1=turquoise&gradient_color_2=blue&gradient_custom_color_1=%23dd3333&gradient_custom_color_2=%23eeee22&gradient_text_color=%23ffffff&custom_background=%23e13b2b&custom_text=%23ffffff&outline_custom_color=%23666&outline_custom_hover_background=%23666&outline_custom_hover_text=%23fff&shape=square&color=grey&size=md&align=center&i_align=left&i_type=fontawesome&i_icon_fontawesome=fa+fa-adjust&i_icon_openiconic=vc-oi+vc-oi-dial&i_icon_typicons=typcn+typcn-adjust-brightness&i_icon_entypo=entypo-icon+entypo-icon-note&i_icon_linecons=vc_li+vc_li-heart&i_icon_monosocial=vc-mono+vc-mono-fivehundredpx&i_icon_material=vc-material+vc-material-cake&i_icon_pixelicons=vc_pixel_icon+vc_pixel_icon-alert }}$500Gives a Texas artist a start in his or her career{{ vc_btn: title=DONATE&style=custom&gradient_color_1=turquoise&gradient_color_2=blue&gradient_custom_color_1=%23dd3333&gradient_custom_color_2=%23eeee22&gradient_text_color=%23ffffff&custom_background=%23e13b2b&custom_text=%23ffffff&outline_custom_color=%23666&outline_custom_hover_background=%23666&outline_custom_hover_text=%23fff&shape=square&color=grey&size=md&align=center&i_align=left&i_type=fontawesome&i_icon_fontawesome=fa+fa-adjust&i_icon_openiconic=vc-oi+vc-oi-dial&i_icon_typicons=typcn+typcn-adjust-brightness&i_icon_entypo=entypo-icon+entypo-icon-note&i_icon_linecons=vc_li+vc_li-heart&i_icon_monosocial=vc-mono+vc-mono-fivehundredpx&i_icon_material=vc-material+vc-material-cake&i_icon_pixelicons=vc_pixel_icon+vc_pixel_icon-alert }}$250Spreads holiday cheer during the Celebration of Giving festivities{{ vc_btn: title=DONATE&style=custom&gradient_color_1=turquoise&gradient_color_2=blue&gradient_custom_color_1=%23dd3333&gradient_custom_color_2=%23eeee22&gradient_text_color=%23ffffff&custom_background=%23e13b2b&custom_text=%23ffffff&outline_custom_color=%23666&outline_custom_hover_background=%23666&outline_custom_hover_text=%23fff&shape=square&color=grey&size=md&align=center&i_align=left&i_type=fontawesome&i_icon_fontawesome=fa+fa-adjust&i_icon_openiconic=vc-oi+vc-oi-dial&i_icon_typicons=typcn+typcn-adjust-brightness&i_icon_entypo=entypo-icon+entypo-icon-note&i_icon_linecons=vc_li+vc_li-heart&i_icon_monosocial=vc-mono+vc-mono-fivehundredpx&i_icon_material=vc-material+vc-material-cake&i_icon_pixelicons=vc_pixel_icon+vc_pixel_icon-alert [...]