Join Us and Make A Difference

Assistance League of Sacramento is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization comprised of multi-talented members working together to fulfill its mission of enhancing lives in the Sacramento region through community-based programs.

Membership is open to those who wish to be of service to our community and have the time, creativity and passion to volunteer. Our programs are tailored to meet the needs of our community and provide an ideal venue for those seeking fulfillment from helping others.

Join the 280+ community members who volunteer with Assistance League of Sacramento. Choose from the philanthropic programs and committees that interest you and would benefit from your special skills. Make a difference in your community while making friendships that will last a lifetime.

Become one of us! Join an incredible group of volunteers who put caring and commitment into action.

Membership Levels and Requirements

  • Attend regular and special meetings of the membership
  • Commit to participate in one or more of the following:
    philanthropic programs, resale shop, committees or other fundraising activities.
  • New members come in as voting members their first year
  • Pay annual dues of $75
  • May attend chapter meetings, participate in philanthropic programs and serve on committees
  • Pay annual dues of $80

Membership Applications

New members are accepted each spring and fall. Prospective member events are held in March and September, and training begins the following month.

Anne Banning Award

Nancy Baker is this years recipient of Assistance League of Sacramento’s Anne Banning Award. This award, named for the founder of National Assistance League, demonstrates the importance and value of leadership to the chapter and honors the accomplishments and dedication of the recipient. It is recognition for a member that has served in major leadership roles, led in the development of new chapter programs or initiatives and continuously represents the chapter’s mission and values in the community.

Ada Edwards Laughlin Award

We are pleased to honor Ann Hokom, the 17th recipient of the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award. This prestigious recognition by Assistance League goes to individuals who embody the spirit of the National Assistance League co-founder. It represents outstanding continuous service and “behind the scenes” leadership.

Ada Edwards Laughlin Award Rccipients

  • 2018-19    Di Nelson
  • 2013-14    Marinelle Thompson
  • 2010-11    Mary Farrell
  • 2006-07    Pat Gorton
  • 2004-05    Barbara Keil
  • 2003-04    Terri Cherwin
  • 2002-03    Marilyn Schiveley
  • 2001-02    Nancy Tooley
  • 1998-99    Sharlene Hodges
  • 1995-96    Jean Johnson
  • 1993-94    Jo Means
  • 1991-92    Marilyn Gray
  • 1990-91    Marilyn McPhee
  • 1989-90    Mary Auble
  • 1988-89    Jane Smith

Hero Hall of Fame

Community Heroes:

  • 2016 – Mark Bonney, Co-Founder of Bonney Plumbing, Heating & Air
  • 2015 – Eric Bost
  • 2014 – Greg Thomas, Colliers International
  • 2011 – Christeen Reeg, Pacific Financial Consultants
  • 2010 – American River Bankshares Foundation
  • 2009 – Yocha-De-He Community Fund
  • 2008 – Teichert Foundation

Member Heroes:

  • 2017 – Charlotte Stott
  • 2015 – Nancy Baker & Sue Bost
  • 2009 – Mary Kelly & Ruthie Langstaff
  • 2009 – Kristin Markos
  • 2008 – Lynn Duffel
Enjoying Member Social Time
Working in the Resale Shop
Celebrating Together
Taking Our Chapter Story to Public Events
Charter Members Celebrating Building Purchase
Supporting Make A Difference Day

Contact Us

(916) 488-0828