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Apr

Northern Virginia – Sponsors GotSneakers Campaign

We are delighted by the success of our GotSneakers campaign, which we launched in January.  GotSneakers.com compensates nonprofit organizations for the sneakers they collect.  Athletic shoes in good condition are provided to individuals all over the world who can’t afford quality footwear.  Sneakers that are not suitable are recycled and used as paving materials. For […]

Apr

North Coast – Hosts 30th Anniversary Fundraiser

“Enduring Stories” at the Oceanside Museum of Art Last year our chapter held a virtual fundraising event, “Step Up for Kids”. It was fun to see how many people came up with creative ideas to make this happen without breaking covid restriction rules. So now, after almost two years of not being able to get […]

Apr

Northern Virginia – Prepare Toiletries and Bedtime Bundles for Distribution

Assistance League of Northern Virginia members gathered recently to pack toiletries and bedtime bundles for students at three local elementary schools.  We formed two assembly lines and one group put toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and shampoo in bags and quickly assembled 144 packages, with 48 kits to be delivered to each of the three schools.  The second […]

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Apr

Albuquerque – “Styles by Miné” at Assistance League of Albuquerque’s Shop on the Corner

Which Albuquerque, New Mexico thrift store has a personal stylist who can help you look great by choosing outfits to lift your spirits and confidence? It’s the Assistance League of Albuquerque’s Shop on the Corner.  Miné is one of the reasons this thrift store was voted by Albuquerque the Magazine as “Best in the City 2021” for best bargain duds and […]

Apr

Montgomery County – Provides Continuation Scholarships

Continuation Scholarships provide education funds and assistance to students who received Assistance League of Montgomery County High School Senior Scholarship and are enrolled in their sophomore, junior, or senior year in a Texas university/college. A critical part of the program involves assigning members as mentors to each scholarship recipient to provide a unique system of […]

Apr

Northern Virginia – National Volunteer Month and Member Recruitment

At the start of National Volunteer Month, Assistance League of Northern Virginia recognized ALL member volunteers who have had such a profound impact on students and families in their community since founding as a guild in 1999 and as a chapter in 2004.  Everyone is encouraged to choose a cause and volunteer!  Feel the empowerment […]