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Did You Know?

🏆 September 1, 1998: In our 10th year as a Chapter, we received our first City of San Jose Commendation for our service to the community. Thank you to all of the Assistance League volunteers for the thousands of hours spent supporting your local communities!

New Members Orientation

🧭Joining an organization is an adventure! New members of our chapter are👉guided through their journey at New Member Orientation meetings, where they learn about the many opportunities we offer to volunteer in San Jose communities. Soon they will know their way around our schedules, programs, website, goals, events and so much more. Welcome, new members! […]

Buy a Give Back Bag at Lucky’s on Blossom Hill

During the month of December, AL of San Jose will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.99 reusable Give Back Bag at the stores located at our local #luckysupermarkets at 430 and 844 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose CA. 💖Thank you for choosing AL of San Jose for your campaign. We feel […]

Thank You, Almaden Valley Community Association

We give thanks to Almaden Valley Community Association for recognizing the service AL of San Jose members provide to the community. Since 1961, the non-profit organization, AVCA, has continued to provide information and resources to residents of Almaden Valley. Mayor Matt Mahan presented the Certificate of Appreciation Award to members of Al of San Jose. […]

Visit our Tree at Christmas in the Park

AL of San Jose volunteers decorated a tree🎄at San Jose’s annual Christmas in the Park holiday celebration. Look for it when you take in the festivities at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in downtown San Jose. Our tree is located on the southbound side of Market street across from the Montgomery theater and the Tech […]

Today’s Readers…Tomorrow’s Leaders

❣️Love to read to children? Come join our chapter and be a reader! Our Team Leads are picking up the second wave of books that will be read in the classrooms next year along with a gift book that we will deliver in December for each student. Each month we enjoy reading two books to […]

Thank You from Family Supportive Housing

Our chapter received a beautiful Thank You from Family Supportive Housing Volunteer Coordinator, Jennifer Saxton. AL of San Jose volunteers enjoy supporting the residents with once-a-month home cooked dinners, cookies for the children, donations including our Hug-a-Bears and Caring Hands lap blankets, and family activities throughout the year. Join us!

Children’s Author Krystaelynne Sanders Diggs Visited Parisi House on the Hill

A special guest was invited to November’s Story Time at Parisi House on the Hill for the moms in recovery and their little ones. Children’s author, Krystaelynne Sanders Diggs, spoke to the mothers and read to them from her book, “The A B C’s of Consent”. Each mom was gifted two autographed books, “The A […]

Readers Are Leaders at Work

🥇 Our Readers Are Leaders premier program is specifically designed and carefully orchestrated by many volunteers who carry out several important steps to achieve success in the classrooms we serve. We choose engaging stories, create activities for each book, model the best reading strategies, add to classroom libraries and gift books to the students.

Bingo at Stonebrook Health and Rehabilitation

Residents in nursing and convalescent homes often don’t have many activities to encourage integration with other patients or visitors, or to keep their minds active. Each month Assistance League of San Jose members assist residents while playing Bingo. When you hear BINGO you know there’s a winner, big smiles, and lots of excitement because everyone’s […]

Cookies for Kids at Family Supportive Housing

The first Monday of every month, AL of San Jose volunteers bake cookies for the children at Family Supportive Housing. Individual snack bags of cookies are served after school when they do their homework, sweeting the task. If you love to bake, join us!

Did You Know?

40 yrs ago, Oakridge Mall in San Jose, CA had a fundraiser for nonprofits. Part of that fundraiser was the painting of tiles that were set in a wall located in the mall. The next time you are shopping at Oakridge try to find the tile wall and search for the Assistance League of San […]

Thank You, Star One Credit Union

Our partnership with Star One Credit Union empowers us to make a difference in our community. Whether it’s books for children, food for the hungry, or clothing for babies in need, together we can make a positive change for a better tomorrow! Won’t you join us?

Get Ready to Deliver – at Our January 18, 2024 Baby Shower

Our Caring Hands Chair, 😯 surprised our members at the October Regular Meeting with a 👶🏼”Baby” presentation to get us ready for our upcoming “January Baby Shower” onesies drive. Members were roaring with laughter as she in her “baby” fashion let us know what type of onesies to purchase as donations. The Caring Hands committee […]

Caring Hands

🧶 Our Caring Hands Members get together every month to socialize, and knit or crochet blankets. The baby blankets are donated to moms and their babies. Lap blankets are donated to residents in various facilities including Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Family Supportive Housing, Parisi House on the Hill and are also gifted as Bingo […]

Vintage Vingettes FUNdraiser Luncheon and Entertainment

Come one, come all! We are excited to invite you to our upcoming Vintage Vingettes FUNdraiser luncheon, Thursday November 30th, showcasing the history and fashion of Santa Clara Valley. Bring your family and friends to enjoy lunch and be entertained while supporting our community programs. Give to those in need while having fun! Details and […]

Halloween Costume Shop at Family Supportive Housing

What do you want to be for Halloween? Our volunteers had fun helping the children at Family Supportive Housing choose costumes for the holiday. Princesses, animals, scary and not, now they are ready for Trick or Treat! Do you like to make kids happy? Our Assist-a-Shelter enrichment programs at Family Supportive Housing include petting zoos, […]

Why Join?

Why Join? You ❤️love helping 👩‍👧‍👦young children early in their development. Our chapter does vision screening in local pre-schools through our Screening Eyes Early program (S.E.E). Identifying 👀vision problems early helps a child successfully participate in learning and other school activities.