To all our Friends, Neighbors and Members!

This is to let you know that Assistance League of Houston Thrift Shop is changing the hours for donations.

We will accept donations from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays ONLY.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Community Membership
“50 for 50” Campaign

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2019

KBR Tower
601 Jefferson
8am – 6pm

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

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Check out the number of ways you can get involved.


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


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Every dollar funds the programs which serve the community!


Assistance League Thrift Shop

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

2017-18 Statistics


thousand students in Houston received uniforms.


thousand dollars were awarded as scholarships to local students.


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

News & Events

Nela Garzon wins ALH Celebrates Texas Art Show

Nela Garzon won first place in our art show.  She is in a long line of emerging artists who have participated in the event’s 49 years.  The show held at KBR Tower, from January until mid March, featured 53 entries from 346 artists who submitted 899 works.  First, second and third place awards are given […]

Participate in Shredding Day, Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As a service to the community, Assistance League(R) of Houston offers Shredding Day, Saturday, March  30,10 1 p.m. Simply bring any paper documents you would like to shred to:  Assistance League of Houston, 1902 Commonwealth.  Paper only.  Donations are welcome.  Shredding will be done on site, and you can watch the documents being shredded. Texas […]

Reading program encourages kids to have their own books

To encourage young students to read and in an early start to National Reading Month, Assistance League(R) of Houston volunteers and three OfficeDepot OfficeMax volunteers read to kids at the end of February.  Besides giving them books to take home, volunteers also played games at Tuttle Library on Houston’s east side.  Half Price Books donated […]

Laissez les Bon Temp Rouler Crawfish Boil

Hosted by Assistance League® of Houston Our 3rd Annual Crawfish Boil will have your choice of Crawfish (5lbs) or Pulled Pork Sliders, Drinks, Desserts, Music, and many more! Event: Saturday, April 27th from 4:00PM – 7:00PM Event Registration Age PRE-REGISTRATION DAY OF EVENT Adult (13 & up) $25 $35 Child (5 - 12) $10 $10 [...]

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art Show 2019

    January 17—March 15, 2019 KBR Tower 601 Jefferson Sally Reynolds, Curator Gallery Hours: Mon—Fri 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Award Presentation: 7:00 p.m. JUROR Jennie Goldstein Assistant Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, New York Artwork available for purchase A portion of […]


Dear Assistance League of Houston Supporter, In the Spirit of the Holiday Season, please consider giving back to those in your community who need help this #GivingTuesday! All donations will help local Houston children with uniforms…. Scholarships…. or just be able to have a Happy Holiday. Click here to donate Thank you, M.E. “Penny” Son […]

Scholarships #GivingTuesday

Scholarships Assistance League of Houston awards scholarships annually to students in participating schools who have financial need, including some with physical and learning disabilities, and who have demonstrated scholastic achievement. The scholarships are intended to encourage committed students to pursue their education through high school and beyond. Schools served during the 2017 school year include: […]

Celebration of Giving & Head Start Readers #Giving Tuesday

Celebration of Giving Assistance League of Houston holds a holiday party every December at Texas Children’s Hospital to present gift cards for food, clothing and other items to patients and their families. Families are sponsored by Assistance League of Houston members, local businesses and individual donors. In December 2017, 41 patients received more than $16,400 […]

Support for the Arts #GivingTuesday

Support for the Arts Assistance League of Houston sponsors a highly-respected, juried, contemporary art show of works by Texas Artists for six weeks during the calendar year. The show’s objectives are to encourage Texas public recognition of Assistance League of Houston. In 2018, cash awards totaling $7,000 were awarded to three winning artists at the opening reception in […]

News & Events

Membership Calendar

Crawfish Boil Fundraiser 2019

Hosted by  Assistance League® of Houston Our 3rd Annual Crawfish Boil will have your choice of Crawfish (5lbs) or Pulled Pork Sliders, Drinks, Desserts, Music, and many more! Event: Saturday, April 27th from 4:00PM – 7:00PM Event Registration Age PRE-REGISTRATION DAY OF EVENT Adult (13 & up) $25 $35 Child (5 - 12) $10 $10 Child (Under [...]

Ticket Purchase – Crawfish Boil

Thank you for your interest in purchasing 2019 Crawfish Boil tickets. The window to purchase tickets online has now closed. You can purchase event day tickets for $35 per adult ticket and $10 for kid tickets. In case of questions, please contact the ALH office at or (713) 526-7983.

About Us

Assistance League of Houston, a chapter of National Assistance League, is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization committed to serving children and adults in need in our communities through innovative philanthropic programs. Today, there are 120 Assistance League chapters in 26 states with over 23,000 members.  In 2017-18, Assistance League chapters served 1.6 million people, returned over $57.9 million to [...]

Member Resources

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Support for the Arts

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