Transforming Lives. Strengthening Community.

Proud to help Yuma County for over 50 years

Assistance League of Yuma continues to carry out its mission to serve those in need through the gift of volunteer service. Assistance League of Yuma is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization serving the emotional and physical needs of children and adults of all ages regardless of race or creed. Proceeds from Assistance League of Yuma fundraising activities and projects are returned to philanthropic programs. Assistance League of Yuma is a chapter of National Assistance League. National Assistance League provides ongoing guidance, assistance, and educational opportunities to chapters to enhance member leadership and promote community service.

Our Mission

Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children through community programs.

Our Vision

Essential needs are met in our community and families flourish.

The main source of income to support our programs is derived from the sale of goods at our Assistance League Thrift Shop, located at 1054 S. 4th Avenue. Additional funding is sought each year from individual cash donations gifts, and grants.

Our Core Values

  • Commitment 
  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Accountability
  • Respect

Annual Report and Financials

Assistance League of Yuma 2020-2021 Board of Directors


Julie Crede

Vice President – Membership

Joann Babiars

Vice President – Thrift Shop

Doris Peeples

Vice President – Building

Sandy Brown

Recording Secretary

Sharon Gardner

Corresponding Secretary

Dawne Lee


Cheryl Taylor

Auxiliary Liaison

Barb Thurber


Karen Griffin

Operation School Bell

Mary Williams


Sharon McKinley

Assistance League Yuma Board Members