Our Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell® provides new school clothes to underprivileged children living in the Victor Valley.  Properly clothed, and with a sense of pride in their appearance, they attend school with anticipation, improved attendance and an eagerness to learn.

Operation Hug provides teddy bears for children brought to local area emergency rooms due to illness or injury.  E.R. staff distributes these cuddly bears that help provide comfort to children at a stressful time.  This past year, over 1,620 teddy bears were distributed at local area emergency rooms.

Assault Survivor Kits® is a philanthropic program that provides clothing and personal grooming items to victims of sexual assault when their clothing is retained as evidence in a criminal investigation.  Each kit contains a jacket, shirt and pants, underwear, socks or slippers and hygiene items.  Kits are distributed as needed by counselors from the Victorville office of San Bernardino Sexual Assault Services.

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Project R.E.A.D., (Read, Enjoy And Develop) was adopted by Assistance League of Victor Valley to meet identified needs of local school children.  Project R.E.A.D. funding supports the annual Young Author’s Program and Newspapers In Education.

2021-2022 Statistics

$208

thousand dollars returned to the Victor Valley community

14

thousand people served in the Victor Valley community

18

thousand hours volunteered

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Thrift Shop Sale for October 3 • 5 • 7

Assistance League of Victor Valley’s Thrift Shop is located at 22021 Outer Highway 18 South, Apple Valley, CA 92307. Shop is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 10am – 2pm. We accept donations on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am – 1pm. Please bring donations to back gate. Limit: Four medium-sized boxes/bags.   (Note: Acceptance of donations may […]

Action Week 2023

For Action Week this year The Assistance League of Victor Valley took books to 15 Kindergarten Classrooms in our High Desert School Districts. Extra books received with our order were donated to School Libraries. The books were delivered by our awesome volunteers to over 1600 Kindergarten students at the following schools: Apple Valley Unified School […]

Assisteens Receive Grant from Youth Grantmakers Committee Fund at The Inland Empire Community Foundation

Brooke Ratliff, 2021-2022 Chairman of Assisteens (pictured left), showing her appreciation for this generous grant! We are so proud of our Assisteens! Working with our Grant Committee they learned yet another new skill…how to successfully apply for their own grant to support their philanthropic program, “Teens Helping Teens”.  They have been awarded $2500 from The […]

Assistance League Outreach 2020

Victor Valley chapter of Assistance League partnered with Apple Valley Unified School District through the Outreach program to provide essentials to families of students in need. At this time we have helped 558 families. Purchases are being made at Stater Bros, Target and Costco. These items are providing many of the daily essentials to the […]

$100,000 Donation to Assistance League of Victor Valley

Thanks to the generosity of Victorville residents Dale Stoner, and his wife, Od, over 1,000 additional youth in need will have their lives touched and improved! Over the years, the Stoners have supported Assistance League of Victor Valley®.  When they recently asked for more detailed information about the programs, one of our volunteers was happy to […]

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Fuel for Life is Southwest Gas’s unique workplace giving program designed to offer their employees the ability to provide direct financial support to select non-profit organizations. This year Fuel for Life is celebrating their 10th Anniversary and they have made a commitment to support Assistance League of Victor Valley with employees donating $9,454.24 through December of 2022. Our chapter was given the opportunity to engage with Southwest employees and share our mission as well as provide information on our programs and our goals for providing for families in our community. We are incredibly grateful to all the employees who have chosen to give generously throughout the year to support our programs and we are thankful to Southwest Gas Corporation for their commitment to our community.