Join us for a captivating documentary movie showcasing
4 Assistance League chapters, including Long Beach.

This is a fundraising event for Assistance League of Long Beach
and a Virtual Private Showing.

Wow, Long Beach! You really showed up for Long Beach Gives on September 24!

We’re proud to announce that we raised $79,078 to continue our mission of providing for essential needs in our community. Thank you to those who made a contribution, reposted our posts, forwarded our emails and got the word out. Thank you for believing in the good work we do in our 11 philanthropic programs. A huge shout out to Wendy and Gregg Whelan for their matching $25,000 gift and to our over-the-top donor Diane Owen for her $25,000 contribution!

We love our community, our donors and everyone we serve!  Thank you, Long Beach!

Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

Assistance League of Long Beach
Thrift & Vintage Shop

Shop Hours

Temporary Hours (starting 11/10/2020):
Tuesday through Saturday 12 noon-5 p.m.


Donations are accepted by appointment only. For more info, go to our Thrift & Vintage Shop page.

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Earl B. and Loraine H. Miller Orthodontic Pavilion

2019-2020 Statistics


Assistance League
member volunteers

$1.9 million

returned to the
Greater Long Beach


people served in the
Greater Long Beach


hours volunteered

Philanthropic Programs

We have 11 philanthropic programs.  To explore three of our major programs, tap or click on the photos below.  Our other philanthropic programs include:  ALa Carte, Assault Survivor Kits®,  Assisteens® Programs, Howard and Asian Art Collection, Kids on the Block, Launching Literacy, Scholarships, Vocational Training.  To see all 11 of them, click Programs.

Operation School Bell

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Operation School Bell provides new school uniforms to in-need Long Beach Unified School district students.  Operation School Bell is the “safety net” that enables our schools to mandate uniforms.  This program annually provides approximately 10,000 backpacks filled with new uniforms, undergarments and school supplies to Long Beach students.

Orthodontic Program

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The Orthodontic Program provides low-cost orthodontic treatment for children from families with limited financial resources.  The Orthodontic Center’s administration, orthodontist, staff and Assistance League volunteers strive to provide comprehensive, quality orthodontic care in a personal and caring environment.  The staff looks forward to helping their patients develop great smiles that will last a lifetime!


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For over 30 years, CAMEO has supported underserved, academically promising students from the Long Beach Unified School District high schools and Long Beach City College.  Our member volunteers are working professionals who provide one-on-one mentoring support to enhance each student’s educational and personal development.


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 our community.

Give today!

Every dollar funds the programs
that serve our community!

Assistance League of Long Beach
Thrift & Vintage Shop

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


Rick Rackers
Woman of the Year

CAMEO Fashion Show