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Boise – Teen Retail program supplies teens in need with new clothing

The Assistance League of Boise works with school districts to identify students in need of clothing. More than $140,000 was spent on clothing this year. {{ vc_btn: title=Read+the+story&align=center&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.ktvb.com%252Farticle%252Fnews%252Flocal%252Foutreach%252Fteen-retail-program-clothing-donation-outreach%252F277-114a26ab-5548-4173-a333-34526d5c40c8 }}

East Valley – Grant Helps Assistance League Continue Providing Kids School Clothes

Assistance League of East Valley has been awarded a $200,000 relief grant from Maricopa County, allowing the non-profit organization to continue its philanthropic work in the East Valley of Arizona. The grant has allowed the organization to provide new school uniforms to more than 9,000 elementary school students this year, as well as clothing and [...]

Klamath Basin – Assistance League designated February as its “Share and Spread the Love” month

Assistance League of Klamath Basin designated February as its “Share and Spread the Love” month. Its members donated new warm clothing, hoodies, socks, underwear, backpacks, and a variety of hygiene items to its Operation School Bell program which provides these much needed items to students within the Klamath Basin.

Northern Virginia – Assistance League Team hosted a very successful Hugs Pillows workshop

Last week, our Philanthropy Team hosted a very successful Hugs Pillows workshop and luncheon. In just one hour, 18 volunteers assembled 300 Hugs packages that included hand-made colorful, heart-shaped pillows packed with small stuffed animals, stickers, activity books & crayons. Some of the pillows were slated for two elementary schools and some for a pediatric [...]

Rancho San Dieguito – Assistance League donates more than 300 books

Assistance League Rancho San Dieguito recently donated more than 300 books to Solana Beach Head Start, the Ada Harris Elementary School library in the Cardiff School District and Skyline Elementary to be sent home with the students in the Solana Beach School District. The roughly $3,000 worth of books were donated by Assistance League members [...]

Las Vegas – College of Southern Nevada and Assistance League Team up to Help Students

The Partnership Supports Coyote Cupboards Food Pantries on CSN Campuses   The College of Southern Nevada and Assistance League of Las Vegas have partnered to make sure Southern Nevada’s college students don’t go hungry as the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to disrupt lives. After a successful, targeted campaign, the Assistance League is [...]

Klamath Basin – Chiropractor Donates $4,170 to Assistance League

Back to Health Chiropractic Alliance, located at 621 Klamath Avenue, just celebrated their 20 year anniversary in Klamath Falls. As part of their celebration, on February 1 the practice offered a 20th anniversary special of $20 per visit. They also held a raffle for their patients. Community partners Blue Zones Project, Leap of Taste and [...]

Phoenix – Teen Donates Quinceañera Money to Assistance League

A Valley teen decided to donate toward helping kids in underserved communities rather than spend all the money she received during her Quinceañera on herself. Jewelyssa Yanes, 15, knew of Assistance League of Phoenix through a family connection. After receiving money last October for her Quinceañera, Jewelyssa decided to donate to the non-profit, which works [...]

Sierra Foothills – Operation School Bell® helps local students with clothing needs and books

To help children with new school clothes, volunteers from Assistance League Sierra Foothills visit South Lake Tahoe each Fall to take local children shopping. On the big day, the chosen students get a shopping voucher for $70 if in grades K-5, and $100 in middle school and hit the aisles for school-related clothing including shoes, [...]

Santa Barbara – Assistance League Helps Outfit Heath House

The Peoples Self Help Housing of Santa Barbara might have remodeled Heath House, but it took Assistance League of Santa Barbara to make a house a home.

Kansas City – Assisteens® Provide Meals for Local Food Pantry

Assisteens Kansas City volunteered their time this month by purchasing food and assembling 500 lunch bags for the middle and high school food pantries of Feed Northland Kids, a local organization which addresses the food insecurities of school-age children. What a great way for our teen volunteers to impact their peers!! Feed Northland Kids praised [...]

Northern Virginia – Assistance League Serves Toiletries to Title 1 Schools

This month, Assistance League of Northern Virginia responded to a request from one of the eleven Title 1 schools we serve for much-needed toiletries for its students and families. We bought more than 1200 items, bagged them into 220 hygiene kits, and delivered them to the school. Each bag contained a full-size shampoo, bar of [...]

Greater Wilmington – Assistance League featured elementary students’ artwork

Assistance League of Greater Wilmington featured elementary students’ artwork on a colorful display in our Thrift Shop from January 21 through February 27. We asked members and customers to donate $5 to help purchase art supplies for local elementary schools, with donors signing their names on an art-supply icon that was displayed prominently (as shown). [...]

Pasadena – Assistance League Craft Fair Gift Shop Plans Reopening

Seniors philanthropy store had been closed due to the pandemic Assistance League of Pasadena is reopening its Craft Fair Gift Shop on Wednesday, March 10, for you to shop from a wide assortment of beautiful and unique handcrafted items. All items sold in this carefully curated gift shop are meticulously crafted by men and women over the [...]

Denver – Assistance League Hospital Equipment Lending Program Partners with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Assistance League of Denver Hospital Equipment Lending Program (HELP) is partnering with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide durable medical equipment to individuals with mobility needs who are working to overcome homelessness. The donated equipment includes wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, and other items, available free of charge for as long as it is needed. [...]

Bay Area – Assistance League Installs Little Free Libraries to Promote Literacy

Assistance League of the Bay Area continues its tradition of promoting literacy during ACTION! Week, a nationwide Assistance League marketing initiative. This year, the local nonprofit organization is installing two Little Free Libraries to encourage children to read. Little Free Libraries, a global phenomenon, are typically small, front‐yard book exchanges that number 60,000 around the [...]

Bend – Operation School Bell® is back in action

Operation School Bell, a program of the Assistance League of Bend, a 21 Cares for Kids partner, is providing vouchers for new clothes for 1,200 students this month, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Coachella Valley – Assistance League assisted children and families in the Palm Springs Unified School District

For many years, Assistance League Coachella Valley has assisted children and families in the Palm Springs Unified School District with clothing, books, scholarships, food and other supplies. While this year’s COVID-19 pandemic caused some changes in how and where distributions were handled, the local group of women who are part of a nationwide 120-chapter organization, [...]

Reno-Sparks – Assistance League supports students, vets, vendors

Assistance League worked with Education Alliance to donate over 430 laptops for Washoe County school students. What does a great all-volunteer organization do when hit by a pandemic? We improvise to modify our programs to continue to support the students, veterans, seniors, and victims of assault that Assistance League® (AL) has been supporting for some [...]

Reno-Sparks – Operation School Bell® Hard at Work To Purchase Clothing for Students

Noted author Vince Gowman said, "You cannot make children learn. You can only provide them the right conditions for learning to happen." Since its beginning, Operation School Bell® has diligently worked to do just that through building self-esteem in the children it serves. Although large shopping events did not take place this year, School Bell [...]

Amador Valley – Assistance League Keeps Up Programs During the Pandemic

Assistance League of Amador Valley has kept up some of its programs while putting others on hold during the pandemic. Assistance League of Amador Valley member Marti Vattuone delivers birthday goodies to a child in a shelter to help make a special celebration. One continuing effort is donations of milk, eggs, flour, sugar and oil [...]

Northern Virginia – Assistance League ACTION!Week

Every year at the end of February, the 120 chapters of the Assistance League organization participate in ACTION!Week, an initiative to celebrate the birthday of founder Anne Banning by helping children to grow and know that others care about them. Each chapter devises its own plan to help children in need. For many years, our [...]

Sacramento – Assistance League Honored by Daughters of the Revolution

The Sacramento Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution has honored Assistance League of Sacramento with the 2021 Community Service Award. President Mary McPherson accepted this recognition at the historic site of the Pony Express statue in Old Sacramento on March 3, 2021.

Fresno – Assistance League hosts a successful tri-tip dinner fundraiser

We would like to share the excitement of our tri-tip dinner fundraiser on Sunday March 7, 2021. It was a big success because of our wonderful Fresno Assistance League members, Assisteens, families and friends. We raised nearly $5,000 from the event. The proceeds will benefit our Operation School Bell®. Here’s a video of our event.