Thank You, Donors!
Our corporate donors help make it possible for us to continue to provide school uniforms and books to children, food and clothing to the under-served, as well as many other activities in our San Jose community. Thank you!
We Deliver Home Cooked Meals – and Our Families Help
We love cooking meals for Family Supportive Housing! We are all about helping the under-served population in San Jose. Providing dinners to this shelter is our way of joining the Fight Against Hunger. If you’d like to join us in this fight, please check us out.
Making a Difference
Our volunteers donated over 33,000 hours of time working in the San Jose community during the past fiscal year – work that is valued at more than $1,050,00! Members give from their hearts and are paid with smiles and thanks of appreciation. So, THANK YOU for sorting and delivering thousands of school uniforms and other […]
Little Things that Make a Difference
Soap, shampoo, conditioner, tooth brushes, dental floss, lotion, deodorant, lip balm. These are all little things we often take for granted that many people need. AL of San Jose packages hundreds of toiletry kits each year to distribute at the CityTeam facility, pop-up closets, and homeless camps. Visit our ‘How We Help’ tab to see […]
Volunteers Pack Food at CityTeam
Thousands of people in our community need assistance getting food on the table. Our volunteers pack 600-800 bags of groceries every month to help CityTeam of San Jose fill that need. Check out our website and learn more about what you can do to help the communities in San Jose.
“The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~ Dr. Seuss. Every month, AL of San Jose volunteers bring the adventure of reading to moms and children at Parisi House on the Hill. They enjoy stories, songs and even learn baby sign language, bonding their love for each other with the love of […]
Little Things Make a BIG Differences
Soap, shampoo, conditioner, tooth brushes, dental floss, lotion, deodorant, lip balm. These are all little things we often take for granted that many people need. AL of San Jose packages hundreds of toiletry kits each year to distribute at the CityTeam facility, pop-up closets, and homeless camps. Check out our “How You Can Help” tab […]
AL of San Jose volunteers bring smiles and make new friends as they play Bingo with the residents of two community rehabilitation facilities each month, A Grace Subacute & Skilled Care and Stonebrook Health and Rehabilitation. Our volunteers have been bringing “Bingo Cheer” to these centers for over 25 years.
2022-2023 Operation School Bell – Making a Difference
Operation School Bell is Assistance League’s signature program. During the school year, our chapter donated over 27,000 articles of clothing, including school uniforms, to students in San Jose elementary schools where students are asked to wear school uniforms but often can’t afford to purchase them. Students with new clothes feel more confident and perform better […]
AL of San Jose President Speaks at the Silicon Valley Capital Club
AL of San Jose participated with nine other nonprofits at the Silicon Valley Capital Club recent forum on nonprofits. Janey, our President, talked about some of the challenges facing nonprofits today. Other participating nonprofits included the YWCA, Momentum for Health, Ronald McDonald House Bay Area, San Jose Rotary Club and Planned Parenthood Mar Monte.
Did You Know?
AL of San Jose Volunteers have offered Bingo at senior residences for 26 years! We socialize and connect with residents in two rehabilitation facilities A Grace Sub Acute and Skilled Care and Stonebrook Health and Rehabilitation Los Gatos providing outside contact and entertainment through Bingo!
SEE Amazing Results!
We are excited to once again announce the fantastic success our Screening Eyes Early program has had this year. Congratulations to our volunteer screeners who have worked diligently to screen and identify a record number of preschool students!
Caring Hands Sharing Talents
On average, our Caring Hands program produces between 175 and 200 blankets per month or 2,500 annually; the majority of which are donated to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This program also donates a limited supply of blankets to Parisi House on the Hill and Stonebrook Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Cookies for FSH!
One of the many ways AL of San Jose supports Family Supportive Housing is through our Assist a Shelter program. Each month, children at the center are excited to receive home baked cookies supplied by our volunteer bakers.
Readers Are Leaders
Our Readers Are Leaders program volunteers motivate readers, encourage creativity and inspire student writers through the books and enrichments they share every month.
Teacher Appreciation Day!
We have had the privilege to work with amazing teachers during the 2022-2023 school year through our “Readers are Leaders” program. It is an honor to celebrate these teachers on May 2, 2023 Teacher Appreciation Day. Thank you Teachers…We Celebrate You!
Day of the Child
Day of the Child is a holiday that stresses the importance of literacy among children no matter where they come from. It connects kids and their families to the world of books, languages, and cultures. AL of San Jose is excited to promote this important value through our Assist-a- Shelter program at Parisi House on […]
iJava Dining for Dollars!
iJava Cafe on Curtner in San Jose generously donated 20% of everyone’s bill to Assistance League of San Jose after our April 20 Dining for Dollars fundraiser. Members enjoyed a delicious breakfast or lunch. The food was so good that some of us went for both!