Assisteens from schools throughout the area meet for a monthly dinner and business meeting, led by the Assisteens Chairman and the Governing Body. Birthdays are celebrated, and guest speakers may be invited. Assisteens meet on the second Monday of the month at the Assistance League of Orange Chapter House, 124 S. Orange Street, September to May.
How to Join
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
2018-2019 Governing Body
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP & HOURS
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT, PHILANTHROPIC EVENTS
THIRD VICE PRESIDENT, RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIRMAN
Eden Haymond & Phobe Drobish
THRIFT SHOP CHAIRMAN
NEW MEMBER TRAINER
Edith Noyes & Lauren McCandless
The Assisteens Governing Body sets the agenda, uses Roberts Rules of Order for business meetings, and votes on actions and budgets. There is also an opportunity to meet with Assisteens from other chapters at an annual national conference.
Throughout the year, Assisteens have the opportunity to plan, lead and execute activities that benefit the greater Orange community where they:
Help dress elementary students for Operation School Bell®
Stuff hygiene items and school supplies into backpacks for Operation School Bell students
Teach students about proper dental hygiene through America Smiles Tooth Fairy
Collect books for disadvantaged students on Make A Difference Day
Visit and engage in activities with seniors
Visit and engage in activities with children at Orangewood Children and Family Center
Visit and engage in activities with children at House of Hope
Make dinner for Ronald McDonald families
Support the community-wide Treats in the Street Halloween event
Prepare food donations for seniors at Thanksgiving
Assist foster children who are aging out of the foster care system with kitchen-related holiday gifts
Dress and provide haircuts and shoes for motel children
Assist in honoring the military by supplying packages from “home”.
Make A Difference Day
Treats in the Streets
Assisteens raise funds for their philanthropic endeavors by working in the Thrift Shop and staffing a booth at the Orange International Street Fair. An integral part of the organization, Assisteens also work directly with the Orange Blossoms at the Taste of Orange and with chapter members at Boutique Noël and Embrace Orange. fundraisers.
International Street Fair
Graduating seniors who have completed their required hours of service to the community, and successfully completed the Assisteens Program are honored at the spring Medallion event, where they are formally recognized by Assistance League of Orange, family and friends.