Operation School Bell

School based programs meeting unmet needs of children throughout the Greater Sacramento area.

What We Do

Operation School Bell provides children with tools to learn…

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Each year over 4,000 children are clothed for school from Operation School Bell.

Helping Shape The Future

Cameron Ranch Elementary Principle, Aliceon Sloss says...

…the support you have offered our learning community has helped us tremendously, from the books for our Falcon Awards, school supplies, clothing, backpacks, toiletry kits and the list goes on.

Please share our humbled gratitude to your entire Assistance League family for making a difference in the lives of our students. You are dearly appreciated.

Warmly,

Aliceon Sloss, M.Ed.
Principal, Cameron Ranch Elementary
San Juan Unified School District

Operation School Bell Programs

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LITERACY – Helping Shape the Future Through Improved Reading Skills

17,721 new and gently used books distributed the 2020-21 school year. Every child in grades K-3 in 39 schools in four districts received their own book to take home. Many of these children have no pleasure reading books in their homes and have never owned their own book.

Senior adult teacher or librarian reads a book to elementary students in school classroom or library setting.  She is helping the girls learn to read or learn English.

BOOK BUDDIES

Members serving as Book Buddies listen to individual children read aloud, giving them one-on-one attention and encouragement.

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EYES RIGHT

Preschool children in local schools are screened to detect a number of possible vision problems, particularly amblyopia. When appropriate, we recommend that the child be examined by an eyecare professional.

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KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Puppeteers perform for elementary school children with scripts that focus on bullying and playground safety. The puppets let children know what to do in threatening situations.

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HISTORY IN A TRUNK

Through History in a Trunk, members provide fourth grade California history students with a view of life in the late 19th century.