Local Media Coverage

The Woodinville Weekly

October 16, 2019

REDMOND — Families in need with kids in the Northshore, Lake Washington and Bellevue school districts are getting a much needed helping hand, thanks to the efforts of the Assistance League® of the Eastside. Operation School Bell,® now in its 22nd year locally, gives qualifying students, ranging from elementary thru high school, the opportunity to shop locally for school clothing and shoes, their parents may not otherwise afford.

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The 425 Show, Nicole Mangina Podcast

May 28, 2019

Listen to Nicole Mangina of The 425 Show interview our President Elect Mahrukh Motafram and member Ellen Cressey.

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Bellevue, Kirkland, and Redmond Reporter

February 18, 2019

Offering both practical essentials and messages of support to local children in need, victims of assault, survivors of domestic abuse and the homeless, a group of Eastside volunteers quietly works to bring comfort and hope to these often unseen populations.

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Redmond Reporter

April 19, 2018

Since 1997, the Assistance League of the Eastside has helped nearly 22,000 people through their Assault Survivor Kit program. During discharge, patients are given an Assault Survivor Kit, which includes a change of clothing (sweat shirt, sweat pants, socks, underwear), hygiene products and a note of encouragement – all signed by those who put together the package.

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Redmond Reporter

April 11, 2016

Assault Survivor Kits is one of four philanthropic programs that will benefit from Assistance League of the Eastside’s Step Into Style.

In 2014-15, Assistance League of the Eastside distributed Assault Survivor Kits to 1,737 individuals at hospitals throughout Washington.

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Woodinville Weekly

March 28, 2016

Kim Peterson, Step into Style speaker, is an accomplished fashion stylist and life coach. But for much of her life she felt invisible, experiencing poverty, assault, domestic violence and homelessness.

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Redmond Reporter

March 21, 2016

Kim Peterson, founder of Uniquely Savvy, will be the inspirational speaker as Assistance League of the Eastside presents Step Into Style: An Afternoon of Friends, Fashion and Philanthropy.

Darcy Camden, resident stylist for KING-5’s “New Day Northwest” and style consultant for Q-13 Fox News, will emcee the event.

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425 Business

December 2015
Letter from the Editor

“Having extensively researched and written about homelessness in our region, I’ve long known this societal problem is buried beneath our wealthy sheen. That’s why I’m glad Assistance League of the Eastside is working to help the homeless, victims of assault and domestic violence, and kids in need, not only behind the scenes but also in public with its Operation School Bell program. I am a volunteer and plan to be one every year.”

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