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A Very Fun, Successful Garage Sale

On Saturday, May 14th ALCP held a wonderful Garage Sale at the Grange on 101.  In addition to their hard work, Members who volunteered enjoyed lots of teamwork, smiles and laughter, something we have all been missing!  The event was well attended and we raised almost $2,500!  That is amazing considering that we did not […]

ALCP Attends the CMH Diamond Derby!

ALCP was well represented at the Columbia Memorial Hospital “Diamond Derby” Fundraiser on May 7th. Stylish attendees are (left to right) Cheri McGowan, Cindy Ireland, Julie Seppa and Linda Moreland!  Wow Ladies!  Thanks for representing us in style!

A Wonderful Spring Luncheon!

A great time was had by all who attended our Spring Luncheon and Membership Meeting on May 4th.  We celebrated with a Cinco de Quattro theme and enjoyed a yummy Mexican themed lunch.  It was so wonderful to see all of the smiling faces of our Members finally together again having fun and catching up!  […]

Books Delivered for Action Week!

In support of National Assistance League’s annual “Action Week” we are happy to report that ALCP has delivered BIG TIME for the elementary schools in our county.  For our “Action Week” we wanted to focus on literacy and more specifically on helping NEW teachers for grades K-5 in Clatsop County build libraries for their classrooms.  […]

Cinderella’s Closet Moves!

Cinderella’s Closet moves to a new home!  On Saturday, February 19th, several volunteers met to move our Cinderella’s Closet inventory of over 600 prom dresses, shoes and jewelry.  The old JC Penny building was recently sold to Becky Johnson and Paul Tuter of Vintage Hardware and they have generously agreed to allow our ALCP Cinderella’s […]

ALCP Gives Back During Action Week

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF THE COLUMBIA PACIFIC® GIVES BACK DURING ACTION WEEK FEB 21–26! Every year in February, National Assistance League® encourages all of its nationwide chapters to develop a program to benefit their community. This year the theme is literacy and we at Assistance League of the Columbia Pacific have chosen to support literacy by […]

Totem Properties Donates $4,500!

We are excited to announce that realtors from Totem Properties presented the Assistance League® of the Columbia Pacific with $4,500 on December 16th!  Each Totem realtor commits to donating a portion of their property sales throughout the year, which is given back to the local community in an impactful way.  Pictured are from left, Totem […]

Fall Luncheon a Big Success!

On November 3rd ALCP held its annual Fall Luncheon and Membership Meeting at the Astoria Golf and Country Club. This was the first time our group has held this event in 2 years and it was so wonderful to see all of our good ALCP friends again! It was a fun event organized by our […]

ALCP “Dresses for Success” at Warrenton High School

ALCP “Dresses for Success” at Warrenton High School Recently when Rod Heyen, Principal at Warrenton High School, asked ALCP to support a new program introduced at Warrenton High School this year, our members Kathleen MacDonald and Molly Hawkins took the lead in supporting this great program. Kathleen and Molly are the ALCP Operation School Bell®’s […]

Save the Date-April 9,2022!

In an effort to be mindful of the still unknowing problems of Covid 19 in our area, and for the safety of all involved in the Home and Chef Tour, we have made the, once again, very difficult and sad decision to postpone the Tour until the spring of 2022. The new date is set […]

Direct Mail Fundraiser Kicks Off!

Our Direct Mail Campaign, ALCP’s largest fundraiser, has just kicked off!  The beautiful flyer (found below) has been mailed with donation instructions to over 2,500 households.  Looking for an easy way to support children who need our help in Clatsop County?  This is it!  Donations can be made by mailing a check in the envelop […]

Thank You Mary Hadreas

ALCP recently received a check for $450 from local artist, Mary Hadreas.  Mary generously donated proceeds from sales of her beautiful greeting cards which have been on sale for $5.00 at Sea Gypsy Gifts, 1001 Commercial St. THANK YOU MARY for your support of ALCP.  You can trust that we will put your amazing donation […]

ASTORIA COOP “ROUNDS UP” IN A BIG WAY FOR ALCP

ALCP was chosen to be Astoria Co-Op’s “nonprofit of the month” for the month of May.  This great program allows for shoppers at the store to “round up” their purchase dollars as a donation to the featured charity of the month. Matt Stanley and Lynne Day, Co-op Managers presented our own Mary Davies, President and […]

THANK YOU & FAREWELLTO OUR OUTGOING 2020-21 BOARD MEMBERS

We would like to express a HUGE Thank you to our 2020-2021 Board Members who served ALCP during the very difficult year of COVID-19.  Not able to meet in person, they did not miss a beat and continued Board and Membership meetings using Zoom. Their efforts to come up with creative ways to fundraise and […]

DON AND RENAY PATTERSON WIN THE OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®AWARD

Sometimes folks just go above and beyond in our community.  We have a special award for those types of people. The National OSB Award was recently presented by President, Shelby Mogenson (left) and new President, Mary Davies (right) to Don and Renay Patterson for their generous donation of our warehouse space for six years and […]

THERESA TURNER AWARDED THE ANNE BANNING AWARD

At our Spring Luncheon “The Anne Banning Award” was presented by ALCP President, Shelby Mogenson (pictured on the right) to member Theresa Turner (pictured on the left) for her invaluable help in setting up our board with storing documents in the cloud and the most fabulous new website to be going “live” very soon with […]

JANE CARTWRIGHT AND JULIE SEPPA RECEIVE ALCP AWARDS AT SPRING LUNCHEON

Jane Cartwright  (pictured on the right) was given the Jill Graham Volunteer of the Year Award for her remarkable efforts in planning and carrying out two new Covid safe fundraisers this last year to replace the Home and Chef Tour and the Golf Ball Drop events.  The “Pandemic Porch Parade” and the “Globe Trotting with […]

ALCP SUPPORTS ASTORIA RESOURCE FAIR

On May 15th the Astoria School District held their first ever Resource Fair at the Columbia Memorial Hospital grounds.  The fair was designed to support families who have children attending one of the four district schools.  It was a safe, drive through event where children were provided with various items. Assistance League® of the Columbia […]

CINDERELLA’S CLOSET LOVES THEIR NEW SPACE-BRING ON THE DANCES!

Susan Wentworth, our Cinderella’s Closet Chairperson, has been very busy of late organizing and sprucing up our new Cinderella’s Closet location in the old J.C Pennies loft.  She and her team have gone through all of the dresses and sorted out the older, damaged dresses and we are eft with a beautiful inventory of 600+ […]

GLOBE TROTTING WITH SEAN COOKING CLASS A SUCCESS!

On Sunday, April 18th, ALCP held a brand new fundraiser “Globetrotting with Chef Sean”.  It featured Sean Whittaker, as chef, and son Briar, as his sous chef, cooking tapas from around the world.  We are happy to report that the event netted $14,000!!!  The best thing was that those of us who attended learned some […]

ASTORIA COOP SELECTS ALCP AS “CHANGE FOR COMMUNITY” RECIPIENT

We are so very happy that the ASTORIA COOP has selected Assistance League of the Columbia Pacific to be their “Change for Community” recipient for May. With each purchase shoppers can donate by rounding up their purchase total or by sharing their pocket change. We will receive 100% of these donations! Please shop at our […]

2021-22 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

We are happy to report that our members have voted in the following members for our 2021-22 Board of Directors: President – Mary Davies President-Elect – TBD Secretary – Cindy Ireland Membership – Kathy Esnard Philanthropic – Julie Seppa Resource Development – Susan Wentworth Treasurer – Sandy Ford Strategic Planning – Liz Knutsen Public Relations […]

DIRECT MAIL RAISES OVER $50,000

Just in! Our annual Direct Mail campaign has just surpassed $50,000 in income after expenses. This is $15,000 OVER what was raised last year. This year we were very concerned that businesses and individuals would not be able to give at the same levels as in past years because of the economic impact of COVID-19. […]

GARAGE SALE A BIG SUCCESS!

On April 10th Assistance League of the Columbia Pacific held a garage sale fundraiser. To draw as many people as possible we decided to have our event be part of the annual Surf Pines Garage Sale.  THIS was a great strategy.  We had 3 locations; The Grange (Julie Seppa), The Davies home (Mike and Mary […]