Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

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Assistance League of Long Beach
Spring 2021 Newsletter

Cherese Mari Laulhere
Philanthropic Center

The Cherese Mari Laulhere Philanthropic Center is closed at this time.  Our staff is available via email or you may leave a voicemail at (562) 627-5650.  We look forward to seeing you when we reopen.

Assistance League of Long Beach
Thrift & Vintage Shop

Shopping hours
Tuesday-Saturday, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

For more info, go to our Thrift & Vintage Shop page. For fastest updates, follow us on Facebook and Instagram or shop from home on eBay at althr_29

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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.

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


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Vickie and Jim Sullos
“Outstanding results” for “future generations”

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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