Our focus is on local community needs and helping our volunteers realize their vision for the community. Survey results measure 100% of the principals surveyed, believe the Operation School Bell® program improved the self-esteem of the students who received the new clothing.
“What a wonderful partnership and help to our students! Thank you!”- Jane Johnson, Paragon Mills Elementary School
“This program is much needed and appreciated by the school staff and the families it helps. Thank you, thank you for being a part of our support team.”- Barbara J Frazier, Gower Elementary School
“Thank you very much. You have helped our school a great deal.”- Steve Perkins, Taylor Stratton Elementary School
Assistance League of Nashville
Organized in 2005
All volunteer 501(c)(3) corporation
Logged more than 115,000 volunteer hours to date
Touched the lives of more than 54,700 children and their families
All funds raised stay in the Nashville community
Follows the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charitable Accountability
Partner of Metro Nashville Public Schools system-wide PENCIL
Assistance League of Nashville volunteers are transforming the lives of children through community programs.
We believe in:
Assistance League, with a rich history of supporting the vision and talents of volunteers engaged in personal service to their communities, embraces the following values:
Commitment — Compassionate and caring service
Integrity — Honesty in communication and action
Leadership — Professionalism that is visionary, ethical and sensitive
Accountability — Fiscal responsibility
Respect — Appreciation and consideration for others
The Motto of Assistance League of Nashville is “Transforming Lives-Strengthening Community”. That Motto means serving our community to meet the clothing, literacy and education needs of children in the Nashville community. We believe and stand with our community and business partners to end the silence for racism and inequality which WILL strengthen our community and those we support in our community
2021-2024 Strategic Plan
Fact Sheet 2023-2024
WATCH OUR 2023-24 VIDEO
2023-24: 2 Minute Video
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean awarded Assistance League of Nashville with a proclamation on February 3, 2015 during our celebration of 10 years of service.
Click here to view Proclamation.