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 2016-17, Assistance League chapters served 1.5 million people, returned over $38 million to local communities and invested ~3.2 million service hours.

The Houston chapter has been serving the Houston community since 1966, with more than 140 hands-on, dedicated volunteer members. These volunteers lovingly gave over 22,443 hours in 2016-2017 to fund our 5 philanthropic programs dedicated to:

  • Clothing students in need (Operation School Bell®)
  • Funding students to continue their education (Scholarship Program)
  • Providing literary enrichment to Pre-K children (Head Start Readers)
  • Providing holiday cheer to patients and their families at Texas Children’s Hospital (Celebration of Giving)
  • Supporting local art (Support for the Arts)

MISSION

Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.

VISION

Essential needs are met in our community and families flourish.

 VALUES

Commitment Leadership Ethics Accountability Respect

Annual Report and Financials

Past Fundraisers

National Assistance League Volunteers in Action

Assistance League in Houston in Action

Assistance League of Houston 2018-19 Board of Directors

PRESIDENT

M.E. “Penny” Son

PRESIDENT-ELECT

TBD

VICE PRESIDENT MEMBERSHIP

Darlene Abdouch

VICE PRESIDENT PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS

Jacqueline Day

VICE PRESIDENT RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Virginia Warnsman

VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Josie Ochoa

VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS

Louise Nuttall

TREASURER

Betty Puryear

FINANCE CHAIRMAN

Dolores Chapman

RECORDING SECRETARY

Ellen Scippa

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY

Carol Hemphill

Assisteens Coordinator

Linda Williams Hall

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Kathi Hilterman

STRATEGIC PLANNING CHAIRMAN

Judy Spinella

Assistance League of Houston 2018-2019 Advisory Council

George Connelly
Attorney at Law
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry

Julie Joffrion Farah
Senior Trust Advisor
Northern Trust

Steve Roll
President of Process Systems, Testing and Process Segment
Schlumberger

Ray Scippa
Internal Communications Director
Conoco Phillips

Larry Wright, II
Operations Analyst
Lime Rock Resources