Thank you for your support of our many philanthropies throughout the year!

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Assistance League of Orange
124 S. Orange St.
Orange, CA 92866

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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!

Scholarships

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.

HALOS

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.

Dental Health Center

Our newly remodeled Dental Health Center offers low-cost dental care and education for school-age children in our on-site facility.

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

$388

thousand dollars returned to the Orange community

22

thousand people served in the Orange community

39

thousand hours volunteered

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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 […]

Come Fly With Me – To Embrace Orange

Come Fly with Me is the theme of the annual Embrace Orange fundraiser set for Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach’s only waterfront resort. Starting at 4:00 p.m., guests will enjoy appetizers during the silent auction cocktail hour, musical entertainment celebrating the Fantastic Fifties, a three-course dinner, dancing and a […]

Margaret Greinke first to receive Community Circle Award

Assistance League of Orange will present local businesswoman and philanthropist Margaret Ann Brennan Greinke with the Community Circle Award on March 11, 2018 at its Embrace Orange Gala in Newport Beach. The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies the core values of Assistance League of Orange. Chapter President Laura Farr remarked, “Margaret is a most […]

14th Annual Chipping In for Children

Members and friends of Assistance League of Orange gathered on October 6 for the 14th annual Chipping In for Children poker tournament, raising over $4000 to benefit the Assistance League’s Dental Health Center.  The facility provides over 900 appointments per year, and recently added longer hours on Wednesdays to accommodate new and returning patients. Local […]

New Board Flying Far on Wings of Change

A new leadership team at Assistance League of Orange has begun the philanthropic year on a theme of “Fly Far on Wings of Change.” President Laura Farr feels that, “Change is essential to growth and relevancy for any organization and we must constantly evaluate and make changes as necessary to promote new membership, ideas, and […]

Boutique Noël 2017

It’s the Silver Anniversary of Boutique Noël!  To celebrate its 25th year raising awareness and support for Assistance League of Orange, this year’s show will feature special theme days and door prizes.  Approximately two dozen craft vendors from the local area will offer unique merchandise for sale as our Chapter House is transformed into a […]

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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 […]

Come Fly With Me – To Embrace Orange

Come Fly with Me is the theme of the annual Embrace Orange fundraiser set for Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach’s only waterfront resort. Starting at 4:00 p.m., guests will enjoy appetizers during the silent auction cocktail hour, musical entertainment celebrating the Fantastic Fifties, a three-course dinner, dancing and a […]

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