Christmas in July

Join us on July 30th and 31st from 10am – 3pm in our Garden Room for our Christmas in July SALE! All proceeds from our Shops support our philanthropic programs! ADDRESS: 2220 Fairview Road Costa Mesa, CA 92627

2021 Medallion Ball

Class of 2021 Senior Assisteens were recently honored at the Medallion Ball for their years of dedicated service. Thank you for transforming lives and strengthening our community.

Flower Power

Flower Power is a very special tradition that occurs the day after the Medallion Recognition Ball, where Assisteens take leftover Ball flowers to a senior care home and help residents create their own bouquets. This year, many facilities are still not allowing these types of activities, so we had to adapt. We built the bouquets […]

Fun at the Thrift Shop!

My experiences in Thrift have really exceeded my expectations. As a mom of a 7th grade Assisteen, we were new to everything this year and we weren’t sure what it would be like to volunteer in thrift. I have to say that I’m actually glad I accompanied my daughter, Sadie, to do her hours whether […]

Most Inspirational New Member & The Presidents Award winners: Becky Janda & Erin Kim

A huge congratulations for Becky Janda being “Most Inspirational New Member” and Erin Kim being “The President’s Award” winner! President’s Award is given to a resourceful, positive individual who has enthusiastically taken on a leadership role and demonstrated a commitment to Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. Most Inspirational New Member is an award given to a […]

Ada Edwards Laughlin Award Winner: Karen Treaccar

The Ada Edwards Laughlin Award is named after the co-founder of The Assistance League® who was less visible and filled the role of hardworking “behind the scenes” assistant to Anne Banning. It is in that spirit that we presented the award this year to Karen Treaccar.  Karen has been an active member of Assistance League […]

Thank You to our Health Care Professionals

On National Doctors’ Day (March 30) 10th grade Assisteen Gia Ancone delivered to Hoag Hospital over 100 “thank you” notes handmade by our 7th-12th grade Assisteens. Thank you health care professionals for everything you have done and continue to do!

Book Drive for Operation School Bell

Assisteens held neighborhood book drives for Operation School Bell and donated those books at our All Assisteens Meeting. 7th grade Assisteen, Keira Fiore, collected 91 books! In addition, she labeled them with Assistance League stickers and wrote the reading level of each book on the inside cover. All books will be given to at-risk NMUSD […]

The Kids on the Block “COVID-19 Superheroes”

11th grade PAL, Nick Kim, will play the puppet part of J.J. in The Kids on the Block Video “COVID-19 Superheroes” alongside Assisteens Willa Rath and Gia Ancone.

Spyglass Hill Spring event

The 9th grade Assisteens handed out information about Assistance League and volunteered with activities for the children at the Spyglass Hill Spring event on Saturday, March 20.