Dolled Up – SOLD OUT!

Assistance League® of Newport-Mesa luncheon fundraiser featuring Barclay Butera Newport Beach, CA – Assistance League of Newport-Mesa presented “Dolled Up” on April 9, 2022, at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach.  After a three-year hiatus, this annual fundraising event resumed featuring renowned interior designer Barclay Butera as guest speaker.  This sold-out event included a luncheon, […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

The Assistance League® of Newport-Mesa, a chapter of national Assistance League, has been providing dental care to low-income families in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, and surrounding communities since 1952. The Cheri Harris Dental center has been in its current location at 2220 Fairview, Costa Mesa, for almost 30 years. It shares space in the building […]

You’re Invited to our Annual Prospective New Member Event on Sunday, April 3rd!

We are welcoming new volunteers to our annual Prospective New Member Event. It will be held at Assistance League in Costa Mesa, on Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to learn about our organization.  Join us to hear from current members about their experiences of working in the community.  There […]

Assistance League of Newport Mesa’s Operation School Bell provides school clothing to local students

Each year, the Assistance League (AL) of Newport Mesa’s Operation School Bell program provides new school clothing to more than 1,000 Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) elementary students. At a clothing distribution event last week, Susan Brown, Assistance League volunteer member since 2020, welcomed a mother of three NMUSD students. Before selecting their items, the […]

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 […]

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.

Welcome Spring” Painting Event

11th & 12th grade Assisteens held a creative “spring” themed painting event at the home of Claudia Morehead on Saturday, March 20.