Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

Celebrating over 51 years of service to the Houston community!

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

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


Become a member!

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


Give today!

Every dollar funds the programs which serve the community!


Assistance League Thrift Shop

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

2018-19 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 […]

News & Events

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 [...]

Operation School Bell

Dressing Children in Need (K-5) In Houston Public Schools Our Mission The Operation School Bell program promotes self-esteem and self-confidence in children resulting in a more successful education experience. For many children these are the first new school clothes they have ever worn. Operation School Bell beginnings... Operation School Bell is the signature philanthropic program for [...]

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.

Member Resources

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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.