Calling all elves!

Only 16 weeks til the 27th Annual Boutique Noël, the delightful holiday craft show sponsored by Assistance League of Orange in the Old Towne Orange Historic District. Apply to be a vendor at this 4-day event, Wed, Oct. 16 – Sat., Oct. 19.

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Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary students and middle school, grades K – 8, visit our chapter and, with the help of their “personal shopper”, select new clothing, including socks and underwear.  They also receive a shoe voucher, a jacket, a personal care kit, school supplies and at least one new book.  Their smiles as they leave are as big as the bags they are carrying!


Assistance League of Orange provides financial aid to deserving high school students in the form of college scholarships. Scholarships include technical, academic and fine arts awards.

Operation 101

This program provides school supplies to over 6,000 students in the Orange Unified School District.


Helping A Little One Succeed (HALOS) is a reading tutor/mentor program. Our members work ‘one on one’ or in small groups to help students improve their reading skills.

Salute to Service

Recognizes local high school students entering the military after graduation from high school. Students and their families are invited to share this special tribute at the chapter house which includes dinner and guest speakers.

Orangewood Children & Family Services

Our volunteers visit and provide emotional support and activities for resident children of all ages.

Handle with Care

This program provides bags of personal care items for mothers with children in the neonatal care unit of UCI Hospital.

Health, Humor & Happiness

This program provides companionship and entertainment to the senior residents of Kirkwood Orange Assisted Living Facility.

2017-18 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to the Orange community


thousand people served in the Orange community


thousand hours volunteered

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Orange Blossoms Auxiliary Awards Over $10,000 To Local Elementary Schools In The Orange Unified School District

ORANGE, CA – December 5, 2018 – Today, Orange Blossoms, an auxiliary of the Assistance League of Orange, announced the awards of more than $10,000 to elementary schools throughout the Orange Unified School District. Twenty scholarships for the Links to Learning program, ranging from $150 – $1,000, were awarded to the schools. Passed through the […]

Boutique Noël Just Around the Corner

Assistance League of Orange announces the return of Boutique Noël October 17-20!  We invite you to put new meaning into your holiday shopping.  When you Shop with Purpose at Boutique Noël, a portion of each sale helps fund our philanthropic programs that benefit children and families in need in our community.  For four days, our […]

There’s No Place Like Home

“There’s No Place Like Home” was the theme for the installation of the 2018-19 Assistance League of Orange officers. Left to right: Leslie Sorrells, Treasurer; Melodee Fahy, 2nd VP Philanthropic Programs; Barbara Swartz, Chapter Center Chair; Angela Fasbender, 3rd  VP Resource Development; Carolyn Seeley, President; Cheryl Scudday, President-Elect; Karen Godwin, Liaison to Orange Blossoms Auxiliary; Sue […]

Helping Others Help Themselves

. . . is a Win-Win for All! Assistance League of Orange is thrilled to announce our sponsorship of a job rehabilitation program in association with Integrated Resources Institute. By mastering tasks behind the scenes and in our Thrift Shop, developmentally challenged adults may gain retail experience and skills they can use as a means […]

Spirit of Volunteerism Awards: Mary Beth Martin Honored

Assistance League of Orange honored past President Mary Beth Martin (2016-2017) at the 2018 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards on April 26 at the Disneyland Hotel. This was the 40th Anniversary of the Awards, which are presented by OneOC. Energy, passion, and compassion are just a few of the traits and strengths that Mary Beth has […]

Bolton Foundation awards $10,000 grant to Handle with Care Program

Assistance League of Orange has received a $10,000 grant from the Bolton Foundation — the philanthropic arm of Pasadena-based insurance broker Bolton & Company. The award will support the Chapter’s Handle with Care program, which provides fully stocked diaper bags to families in need with preterm babies being discharged from the UCI Neonatal ICU. League […]


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