What is Assistance League® of Nashville

  • An all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) organization. Founded in 2005 to serve the needs of disadvantaged children in Nashville.
  • We are the 115th chapter of Assistance League, our national organization.
  • All funds raised to toward helping children in the Nashville area.
  • Listed on GivingMatters.com. Awarded the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency. We follow the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charitable Accountability.
  • A district-wide PENCIL Partner with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) and the recipient of the 2014 Mayor’s Award for Outstanding system-wide PENCIL Partner.

How does Assistance League impact Nashville?

  • Provided over 110,095 service hours to the community
  • Returned over $1,397,424 to the community.
  • The current rate of return is 86% of expenses to community
  • Positively impacted the lives of over 51,268 children through the following programs:

Operation School Bell®

Our signature philanthropic program provides children in need with new school clothing to enhance self-esteem and academic success. 96% of reporting elementary school counselors see an improvement in children’s self-esteem and a reduction in family stress.

  • Provided clothing for 2,548 students at 69 Metro schools during the 2020-2021 school year, and an additional distribution of 1,750 pairs of socks.
  • 433 books were provided to MNPS school children via a school drive-through book parade.
  • Since 2014, distributed over 4,250 new winter coats to MNPS elementary, middle, and high school students and community centers.
  • Provided 500 pairs of earbuds and 100 earphones to Metro schools during the 2020-2021 school year.

Hand in Hand

  • Since 2005, provided snacks, books, coats, toys and supplies for over 6,072 child survivors of sexual or severe physical abuse and their families receiving therapy through the Nashville Children’s Alliance. 

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Assistance League® of Nashville
P.O. Box 653 Brentwood, TN 37024-0653
Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community
June 2021

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