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“Big Heart” Unveiled!

Assistance League and John Hine Subaru have partnered to support Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta’s “Big Hearts for Little Hearts” Auxiliary.  By sharing the donation of the Big Heart a design was created emphasizing the partnership of both organizations through “Share the Love” and Operation School Bell.  The heart was painted by local artist, Jami […]

Back to School Dressing puts smiles on kids’ faces

Assistance League Chapters Partner at Camp Pendleton What makes a great weekend? If you ask any of the seven Assistance League of Temecula Valley Chapters for Children philanthropic program volunteers, they would say smiling children, happy families and enthusiastic volunteers and this is just what they experienced on August 10 &11 at the 13th annual […]

A Surprise Donation!

Members of Assistance League recently received a welcome surprise donation Verizon Wireless Solutions Manager, Laura Sowa, arrived at the thrift shop with a donation of backpacks and school supplies that were donated by the employees of the Murrieta, Temecula and Menifee Verizon Wireless corporate stores.  More than twenty backpacks and school supplies including notebooks crayons, […]

Operation Nonprofit Partnerships Donates

Operation Nonprofit Partnerships has been busy since late July preparing for the new school year. The program supplied St.Vincent DePaul and Community Mission of Hope with 229 school backpacks.! That’s 229 kids from elementary through high school that will carry brand new classroom supplies filled backpacks. Al from St. Vincent DePaul came by to pick […]

Operation School Bell in Lake Elsinore

     Our second Operation School Bell “shopping event” was August 21st. Our volunteers get as much joy supporting these events as the kids do shopping for new school clothes!      Look for us in Menifee, Murrieta and Temecula!

Assistance League Bears give comfort to twins

  Assistance League received this heartwarming testimonial from Melissa, a mother of twins, via the chapter Facebook page. Read the story of her twins, Isaiah and Isabella. “I wanted to thank you for your bears provided to us at Rancho Springs Hospital. I have twins that are 3. They were born very prematurely, at 24 […]

Teacher Grants in Action!

Assistance League Teacher Grants Enable Classroom Enrichment Projects!      Each year, Operation Scholarships philanthropic program awards classroom project grants up to $500 to district teachers to enable them to provide enrichment activities for their students. This year 20 Murrieta Valley Unified School District teachers and 11 Lake Elsinore Valley United School District teachers were […]

20 Murrieta district teachers are awarded more than $8,000 in grants for class projects.

Assistance League of Temecula Valley runs the program to help educators Twenty Murrieta Valley Unified School District teachers applied for Assistance League of Temecula Valley’s teacher grants for enrichment programs for their classrooms that could not be funded by the school district. A total of $8,405 grants were awarded. Teachers received their grant money in […]

Gingerbread Wars Fought for a Cause

The Gingerbread Wars originated as a way to have the staff of Gardner Middle School in Temecula work together, creatively and competitively as a team on staff development day. Before winter break, teachers and staff are often burnt out and trying to survive the last couple weeks of school.  Dr. Michael McTasney, Principal, and Cheryl […]

Assistance League of Temecula Valley sponsors classroom grant program

$5,260 in Teacher Grants Awarded to 11 LEUSD Teachers Eleven teachers were awarded classroom grants by Assistance League of Temecula Valley totaling $5,260. A celebration of Assistance League’s (ALTV) generous support of K-12 teachers was held on December 3 at the District Office. ALTV President Denise Lanier, Annette Sheehy, Director of Philanthropic Programs, VP of […]

Assistance League’s ‘Giving Tree’ brightens foster youths’ Christmas

With the generosity of Assistance League volunteers and community members, Operation Foster Youth, an Assistance League philanthropic program, was able to provide 153 foster kids Christmas gifts as well as new backpacks, and quilts.  Also provided were 145 activity passes for the foster kids to do over the Christmas holiday.  A total of 298 foster […]

Assistance League Reaches Out

Assistance League’s Operation Community Outreach has donated five Acer 14” Chromebooks to the Murrieta location of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County. Although the club has computers at the main Murrieta Clubhouse, due to building capacity issues, some of the kids have been moved to a modular unit at Shivela Middle School where […]

Working Together

Assistance League of Temecula Valley partnered with United Way of Inland Valleys and Abbot Industries to package and deliver 71,600 meals to food pantries in the Temecula, Murrieta and Lake Elsinore communities. On June 21st Diane Koirth delivered the Assistance League truck to the Abbott parking lot where Abbott volunteers were packaging the individual meals […]

Reaching out through Operation Community Outreach

Through Assistance League’s Operation Community Outreach program, Lakeshore Learning’s learning materials kit and flash drives (ages 5-11) has been donated to Oak Grove Center for use in their autism summer camp. Students with moderate to severe disabilities will use a variety of materials in this kit to work toward Common Core standards in literacy, math, […]

Temecula Subaru “Shares the Love” with Assistance League

The 10th Annual Subaru Share the Love Event was a tremendous success.  23.9 million dollars we donated to the four Subaru National Sponsors (ASPCA, Make-A-Wish-Foundation, Meals on wheels, National Park Foundation) and 15.2 million to local Hometown Charities During the campaign, which ran from November thru December of 2017, John Hine Temecula Subaru raised over […]

Temecula Assistance League presents National Operation School Bell® Award

It was a wonderful privilege for Assistance League® of Temecula Valley to present the National Operation School Bell Award to Laura Boss, Public Information Officer, Temecula Valley Unified School District, at their Annual Meeting at Galway Downs on May 1st. This award is available for presentation by a chapter to honor those in the community who […]

‘Legacy of Literacy’ Grants Awarded

Assistance League recently participated in the ‘Legacy of Literacy’ campaign. This national campaign encouraged Assistance League chapters across the country to help combat childhood literacy.  Two Romoland School District teachers were awarded the ‘Legacy of Literacy’ grants to fund their classroom programs. Our Operation Nonprofit Partnerships and Marketing Communications chairmen presented the awards to the teachers at […]

Preschool kids enjoy Peter Rabbit event!

On Saturday, March 24th, Assisteens Peter Rabbit event was held at Peltzer Farms.  There were 186 Head Start children and family members attending the event. The kids enjoyed train rides, bean bag toss games, refreshments such a shaved ice, cookies & cupcakes.  Sparkles the Clown entertained the kids with face painting and a show. Easter […]

Bruce’s Fairy Tale Ending

In case you were wishing for a follow up on the little boy named “Bruce” and his Assistance League bear – we have it and it’s like a fairy tale ending. Once upon a time “Bruce’s” sister had to go to Loma Linda Medical Center’s emergency room and received an Assistance League bear. When she […]

Superintendent visits Operation School Bell ‘shopping event’

Menifee Union School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Kennedy visited the Menifee Kohl’s during the Operation School Bell ‘shopping event’ recently to see first hand how students in the MUSD were shopping for their new school clothes. The main philanthropic program of Assistance League, Operation School Bell provides low-income students with new school clothing and shoes […]

2018 Scholarships Awarded

Operation Scholarships was a busy committee this year! Assistance League awarded 44 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Temecula Valley Unified (22), Murrieta Unified (14) and Lake Elsinore Unified (8) School Districts. Through its scholarship awards, Assistance League encourages every scholarship recipient to dream big, work hard and exceed expectations.

Osmo Kits Help Kindergarten Students Learn

During March, Assistance League provided the Menifee Union School District with ten “Osmo Wonder Kits” to be used in the lower grades at their elementary schools.  The Wonder Kit is used on the computer and exposes students to a variety of skills such as: creative problem solving, spatial relationships, critical thinking and many facets of math.  […]

Why does Assistance League Award Grants to Local Teachers?

Assistance League members understand that public schools have very little money to give to classroom teachers for supplies and enrichment activities. Our Operation Scholarships Committee is ready to send out teacher grant applications for classroom enrichment projects to the area school districts for the 2017/2018 school year. If their project is approved by our committee, […]

Working Together to Serve

In order to not duplicate services within the community, our Nonprofit Partnerships philanthropic program partners with other community nonprofit organizations to assist in providing needed services to the community. Partnership service needs are defined as the provision of goods and services that the chapter determines meet a need in the community and that Assistance League […]

What’s Better Than an Afternoon in Oceanside?

 What’s better than an afternoon in Oceanside? Two afternoons in Oceanside – spent at Camp Pendleton giving back to those who do so much for us.  This is exactly what eight of our Assistance League volunteers were able to experience. Each year seven local Southern California Assistance League chapters combine financial resources and the time and […]

Gift Cards for Teens Brighten Their Christmas

All teenagers like a burger. The Menifee Valley Community Cupboard provides Christmas gifts for younger children but has not been able to provide gifts for teenagers. Assistance League’s Operation Nonprofit Partnerships philanthropic program partners with other community nonprofit organizations to assist in providing needed services to the community. To help make sure the teenagers also […]

Assistance League Named Nonprofit of the Year

Assistance League® of Temecula Valley was honored as a Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday, June 28. Assistance League was selected by State Senator Jeff Stone as an exceptional nonprofit organization in his 28th Senate District. Assistance League joined nearly 100 other […]

Assistance League of Temecula Valley Says Thank You to Camp Pendleton Marines and Families

Recognizing that military families sacrifice for all of us, seven Assistance League chapters from Orange, San Diego and Riverside counties say thanks each August in a very tangible way: new clothes and school supplies. The chapters hosted a “Chapters for Children” two-day “shopping” event at Camp Pendleton on August 13th and 14th for identified Marine dependents. […]

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  • Uncategorized

“Big Heart” Unveiled!

Assistance League and John Hine Subaru have partnered to support Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta’s “Big Hearts for Little Hearts” Auxiliary.  By sharing the donation of the Big Heart a design was created emphasizing the partnership of both organizations through “Share the Love” and Operation School Bell.  The heart was painted by local artist, Jami […]

Back to School Dressing puts smiles on kids’ faces

Assistance League Chapters Partner at Camp Pendleton What makes a great weekend? If you ask any of the seven Assistance League of Temecula Valley Chapters for Children philanthropic program volunteers, they would say smiling children, happy families and enthusiastic volunteers and this is just what they experienced on August 10 &11 at the 13th annual […]

A Surprise Donation!

Members of Assistance League recently received a welcome surprise donation Verizon Wireless Solutions Manager, Laura Sowa, arrived at the thrift shop with a donation of backpacks and school supplies that were donated by the employees of the Murrieta, Temecula and Menifee Verizon Wireless corporate stores.  More than twenty backpacks and school supplies including notebooks crayons, […]

Operation Nonprofit Partnerships Donates

Operation Nonprofit Partnerships has been busy since late July preparing for the new school year. The program supplied St.Vincent DePaul and Community Mission of Hope with 229 school backpacks.! That’s 229 kids from elementary through high school that will carry brand new classroom supplies filled backpacks. Al from St. Vincent DePaul came by to pick […]

Operation School Bell in Lake Elsinore

     Our second Operation School Bell “shopping event” was August 21st. Our volunteers get as much joy supporting these events as the kids do shopping for new school clothes!      Look for us in Menifee, Murrieta and Temecula!

Assistance League Bears give comfort to twins

  Assistance League received this heartwarming testimonial from Melissa, a mother of twins, via the chapter Facebook page. Read the story of her twins, Isaiah and Isabella. “I wanted to thank you for your bears provided to us at Rancho Springs Hospital. I have twins that are 3. They were born very prematurely, at 24 […]

Teacher Grants in Action!

Assistance League Teacher Grants Enable Classroom Enrichment Projects!      Each year, Operation Scholarships philanthropic program awards classroom project grants up to $500 to district teachers to enable them to provide enrichment activities for their students. This year 20 Murrieta Valley Unified School District teachers and 11 Lake Elsinore Valley United School District teachers were […]

20 Murrieta district teachers are awarded more than $8,000 in grants for class projects.

Assistance League of Temecula Valley runs the program to help educators Twenty Murrieta Valley Unified School District teachers applied for Assistance League of Temecula Valley’s teacher grants for enrichment programs for their classrooms that could not be funded by the school district. A total of $8,405 grants were awarded. Teachers received their grant money in […]

Gingerbread Wars Fought for a Cause

The Gingerbread Wars originated as a way to have the staff of Gardner Middle School in Temecula work together, creatively and competitively as a team on staff development day. Before winter break, teachers and staff are often burnt out and trying to survive the last couple weeks of school.  Dr. Michael McTasney, Principal, and Cheryl […]

Assistance League of Temecula Valley sponsors classroom grant program

$5,260 in Teacher Grants Awarded to 11 LEUSD Teachers Eleven teachers were awarded classroom grants by Assistance League of Temecula Valley totaling $5,260. A celebration of Assistance League’s (ALTV) generous support of K-12 teachers was held on December 3 at the District Office. ALTV President Denise Lanier, Annette Sheehy, Director of Philanthropic Programs, VP of […]

Assistance League’s ‘Giving Tree’ brightens foster youths’ Christmas

With the generosity of Assistance League volunteers and community members, Operation Foster Youth, an Assistance League philanthropic program, was able to provide 153 foster kids Christmas gifts as well as new backpacks, and quilts.  Also provided were 145 activity passes for the foster kids to do over the Christmas holiday.  A total of 298 foster […]

Assistance League Reaches Out

Assistance League’s Operation Community Outreach has donated five Acer 14” Chromebooks to the Murrieta location of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County. Although the club has computers at the main Murrieta Clubhouse, due to building capacity issues, some of the kids have been moved to a modular unit at Shivela Middle School where […]

Working Together

Assistance League of Temecula Valley partnered with United Way of Inland Valleys and Abbot Industries to package and deliver 71,600 meals to food pantries in the Temecula, Murrieta and Lake Elsinore communities. On June 21st Diane Koirth delivered the Assistance League truck to the Abbott parking lot where Abbott volunteers were packaging the individual meals […]

Reaching out through Operation Community Outreach

Through Assistance League’s Operation Community Outreach program, Lakeshore Learning’s learning materials kit and flash drives (ages 5-11) has been donated to Oak Grove Center for use in their autism summer camp. Students with moderate to severe disabilities will use a variety of materials in this kit to work toward Common Core standards in literacy, math, […]

Temecula Subaru “Shares the Love” with Assistance League

The 10th Annual Subaru Share the Love Event was a tremendous success.  23.9 million dollars we donated to the four Subaru National Sponsors (ASPCA, Make-A-Wish-Foundation, Meals on wheels, National Park Foundation) and 15.2 million to local Hometown Charities During the campaign, which ran from November thru December of 2017, John Hine Temecula Subaru raised over […]

Temecula Assistance League presents National Operation School Bell® Award

It was a wonderful privilege for Assistance League® of Temecula Valley to present the National Operation School Bell Award to Laura Boss, Public Information Officer, Temecula Valley Unified School District, at their Annual Meeting at Galway Downs on May 1st. This award is available for presentation by a chapter to honor those in the community who […]

‘Legacy of Literacy’ Grants Awarded

Assistance League recently participated in the ‘Legacy of Literacy’ campaign. This national campaign encouraged Assistance League chapters across the country to help combat childhood literacy.  Two Romoland School District teachers were awarded the ‘Legacy of Literacy’ grants to fund their classroom programs. Our Operation Nonprofit Partnerships and Marketing Communications chairmen presented the awards to the teachers at […]

Preschool kids enjoy Peter Rabbit event!

On Saturday, March 24th, Assisteens Peter Rabbit event was held at Peltzer Farms.  There were 186 Head Start children and family members attending the event. The kids enjoyed train rides, bean bag toss games, refreshments such a shaved ice, cookies & cupcakes.  Sparkles the Clown entertained the kids with face painting and a show. Easter […]

Bruce’s Fairy Tale Ending

In case you were wishing for a follow up on the little boy named “Bruce” and his Assistance League bear – we have it and it’s like a fairy tale ending. Once upon a time “Bruce’s” sister had to go to Loma Linda Medical Center’s emergency room and received an Assistance League bear. When she […]

Superintendent visits Operation School Bell ‘shopping event’

Menifee Union School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Kennedy visited the Menifee Kohl’s during the Operation School Bell ‘shopping event’ recently to see first hand how students in the MUSD were shopping for their new school clothes. The main philanthropic program of Assistance League, Operation School Bell provides low-income students with new school clothing and shoes […]

2018 Scholarships Awarded

Operation Scholarships was a busy committee this year! Assistance League awarded 44 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Temecula Valley Unified (22), Murrieta Unified (14) and Lake Elsinore Unified (8) School Districts. Through its scholarship awards, Assistance League encourages every scholarship recipient to dream big, work hard and exceed expectations.

Osmo Kits Help Kindergarten Students Learn

During March, Assistance League provided the Menifee Union School District with ten “Osmo Wonder Kits” to be used in the lower grades at their elementary schools.  The Wonder Kit is used on the computer and exposes students to a variety of skills such as: creative problem solving, spatial relationships, critical thinking and many facets of math.  […]

Why does Assistance League Award Grants to Local Teachers?

Assistance League members understand that public schools have very little money to give to classroom teachers for supplies and enrichment activities. Our Operation Scholarships Committee is ready to send out teacher grant applications for classroom enrichment projects to the area school districts for the 2017/2018 school year. If their project is approved by our committee, […]

Working Together to Serve

In order to not duplicate services within the community, our Nonprofit Partnerships philanthropic program partners with other community nonprofit organizations to assist in providing needed services to the community. Partnership service needs are defined as the provision of goods and services that the chapter determines meet a need in the community and that Assistance League […]

What’s Better Than an Afternoon in Oceanside?

 What’s better than an afternoon in Oceanside? Two afternoons in Oceanside – spent at Camp Pendleton giving back to those who do so much for us.  This is exactly what eight of our Assistance League volunteers were able to experience. Each year seven local Southern California Assistance League chapters combine financial resources and the time and […]

Gift Cards for Teens Brighten Their Christmas

All teenagers like a burger. The Menifee Valley Community Cupboard provides Christmas gifts for younger children but has not been able to provide gifts for teenagers. Assistance League’s Operation Nonprofit Partnerships philanthropic program partners with other community nonprofit organizations to assist in providing needed services to the community. To help make sure the teenagers also […]

Assistance League Named Nonprofit of the Year

Assistance League® of Temecula Valley was honored as a Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday, June 28. Assistance League was selected by State Senator Jeff Stone as an exceptional nonprofit organization in his 28th Senate District. Assistance League joined nearly 100 other […]

Assistance League of Temecula Valley Says Thank You to Camp Pendleton Marines and Families

Recognizing that military families sacrifice for all of us, seven Assistance League chapters from Orange, San Diego and Riverside counties say thanks each August in a very tangible way: new clothes and school supplies. The chapters hosted a “Chapters for Children” two-day “shopping” event at Camp Pendleton on August 13th and 14th for identified Marine dependents. […]