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AL of San Jose Summertime “Antsy to See You” Picnic

AL of San Jose’s Social Committee set up a fabulously fun picnic for our membership to celebrate our first ‘live’ get-together after COVID restrictions relaxed. What a nice way to reunite, share a meal, play bingo while looking forward to a new year of giving back to our wonderful San Jose community. The theme of […]

Sweet Deliveries to Family Supportive Housing

Assistance League of San Jose’s Assist-a-Shelter volunteers continue to bake and deliver cookie snacks for the children living at Family Supportive Housing. We are looking forward to the day when we can once again enter the shelter and serve meals in person.

Gift Bags for Stonebrook

Our Senior Bingo volunteers are eagerly awaiting the reopening of Stonebrook Health and Rehabilitation nursing facility. Bingo games were suspended over a year ago, but that hasn’t deterred these creative ladies who are now busy making special bookmarks and gift bags for the residents.

End of Year AL of San Jose Leaders Luncheon

Hurray! Finally, we were able to meet with our new and returning Board members and Committee Chairs outside at our Transition Luncheon.  It was nice to be out in the sunshine, share a meal and connect with friends. Thank you Pat, for sharing your beautiful backyard!

Thank You from Family Supportive Housing

AL of San Jose received this special thank you HEART from Family Supportive Housing, thanking our Assist-a-Shelter volunteers for monthly dinner and bimonthly cookie deliveries, enrichment activities, treat bags, holiday decorations and two Little Explorer’s Petting Zoos.  Assistance League of San Jose is proud to support this local family shelter.

Petting Zoom – Family Supportive Housing

After nearly a year, AL of San Jose’s Assist-a-Shelter volunteers were excited to bring a petting zoo event to the children living at Family Supportive Housing. Seventeen children and a parent were able to reserve a time to get up close and pet these special animals. Hopefully, this will be the first of many activities […]

Learning with the League – Making Challah Bread

AL of San Jose found many ways to keep our volunteers very active during COVID. One of the ways was to create Learning with the League using our own experts to provide virtual classes to our membership. Thanks to Zoom, we instructed classes in technology, travel, gardening and cooking. Our latest class guided interested members […]

AL of San Jose Post-It Notes

“Stickies, we’ve got stickies, we’ve got lots and lots of stickie notes!!”  When you come to Jack Holders on June 1 for our fundraiser, look for the table with Assistance League members sitting and enjoying food and drink and note the basket full of stickie note pads.  Please take as many as needed for yourself […]

Dining for Dollars at Jack Holder’s – A Great Success

Thank you Jack Holder’s Restaurant & Bar for hosting our June Dining for Dollars fundraiser. This was our most successful Dining for Dollars fundraiser with many members and friends finally able to dine at a restaurant after so many months at home. What a treat!

A Winner – Celebrity Lunch with Larry Gerston!

ALSJ member Charmein is with Larry Gerston at a celebrity lunch she won at our Close Encounters with the Authors fundraiser. Congratulations Charmein!

More Cookies for Family Supportive Housing

Our Assist a Shelter volunteers continue to bake dozens of cookies for the families currently residing at Family Supportive Housing. Giving needed support to this essential family shelter is always a priority of Assistance League of San Jose’s membership. 

Happy Mother’s Day from AL of San Jose

Assistance League of San Jose would like to wish all our moms a fantastic day!

Family Supportive Housing Thanks AL of San Jose

“To the wonderful volunteers from Assistance League San Jose: This week, you are in the spotlight for your commitment to serve. With the deepest gratitude for your boundless generosity, I thank you on behalf of Family Supportive Housing and the families we serve. We are sincerely grateful for the immeasurably valuable work you have done […]

AL of San Jose Donates Books to 12 Schools

With help from Barnes & Noble, our Readers are Leaders program was able to donate books to twelve schools across the San Jose Unified School District. Thank you, Barnes & Noble for your generosity!

National Volunteer Week – Thank You, Volunteers!

During this National Volunteer Week, Assistance League of San Jose would like to thank our volunteers for their dedication and hard work. This year has been challenging, but our volunteers have continued to find creative ways to get involved and support our community programs.

Dinner and Cookies Delivered to FSH

Our Assist-a-Shelter program volunteers continue to support this local shelter through our Friday Night Dinner and cookie distribution. Family Supportive Housing is the only San Jose family shelter.

Gift Bags for Stonebrook Residents

Assistance League of San Jose volunteers gathered at a park to assemble 35 gift bags containing a book, a stuffed bunny, a pretty handmade box holding 2 lip balms and a handwritten Easter/spring card. These surprises will be delivered to Stonebrook Skilled Nursing Facility where our Senior Bingo program has been suspended due to COVID protocols. We miss all those smiling […]

Dinner and Cookies for Family Supportive Housing

Wow, look at those cookies! AL of San Jose volunteers continue to find creative ways to support Family Supportive Housing, a local shelter, by providing homemade dinners and deliciously crafted cookies.