News & Announcements

Assistance League members have recently participated in two nonprofit, volunteer events.  On August 19, 3M Health Information Systems, a generous Assistance League donor, held an event to introduce their employees to the nonprofits supported by the company.  Representing Assistance League were Chapter President, Kathie Greeno, Joni Dahle, and Barbara Engen. Westminster College held a Volunteer Fair to inform their students about volunteer opportunities in the community.  Joni Dahle, Consociates Chair Cynthia Sulprizio and Past President Susan Erickson represented Assistance League at this...
Being the victim of theft is a terrible and unsettling experience, but in the case of the Assault Survivor Kits that were stolen out of a member's locked car, it can also be a heartwarming time when the community steps in with its support.  During the night of August 27 - 28, a thief or thieves took 30 Assault Survivor Kits destined for the Rape Recovery Center.  These kits contain underwear, clothing and toiletries for victims, both men and women, of sexual assault who have to leave their own clothes at the hospital as evidence.  Assistance League provides between 300 - 400 of the kits to...
Every year, Assistance League of Salt Lake City is audited by Tanner, LLC who reviews all of our financial records for the past year. This statement about our 2014 - 2015 audit, just completed in August, shows how financially responsible we are at Assistance League and how much our volunteers contribute to our community. Click here to see the complete audit. "As a full service accounting firm, Tanner serves over 80 Non-profit Organizations.  We appreciate the opportunity to work with Assistance League.  During our audit, we noted that the Assistance League directs over 86% of total expenses...
On May 18, Mr. Michael Harman, M.ED, Homeless Liasion for the Salt Lake City School District, was honored by receiving the 2015 Operation School Bell Award.  Each year, Mike ensures that students at the Road Home Shelter are able to shop for new school clothes during our Old Navy Junior High event.  Mike assists the students with their shopping and the adoration and respect the students have for him is heartwarming to see.  He is a true advocate for the students he serves.  Assistance League is honored to work with Mike and his colleagues to provide new clothing to these deserving students...
If you are a parent looking for help with clothing for your child, please know that our Assistance League volunteers wish we could help each one of you who contacts us.  However, we work only through school counselors in the following districts: Canyons, Granite, Jordan, Murray and Salt Lake City. We do not provide clothing to individual students.  If your elementary or middle school child is in need of new clothing, please contact your school counselor and explain your situtation to him or her. Thank you!! 
Julie Wissler, founder of Helping Kids With Cancer, was honored on May 2 as Consociates Auxiliary's 2015 Woman of Distinction at a well- attended luncheon at the Cottonwood Country Club. For over 16 years, the volunteers of Helping Kids With Cancer have provided assistance and support to children in treatment and their familes.  Julie was presented the award by Consociates Chair, Cynthia Sulprizio, then spoke to the audience about her organization and the difference it makes to children battling cancer. Also in attendance was the family of the late Karen Johnson: Charles and Grace Schmitt,...
Assistance League of Salt Lake City has found itself in the enviable position of possessing funds which could provide resources to emerging needs in the community. After identifying a group that we believed was underserved, high school students, we chose to assist college bound students from a local alternative high school. Laptop computers were provided by Assistance League as an incentive for successfully participating in a bridge class which prepares students for the transition from high school to college. Read how students will be selected to receive the 26 computers and the impact having...
The Consociates Auxiliary of Assistance League will honor Julie Wissler as their Woman of Distinction at their annual luncheon on Saturday, May 2.  Julie is the founder of Helping Kids With Cancer, a nonprofit charity whose mission is to assist with critical needs for child cancer patients and their families.  In 1998, she sponsored a charitable event that provided Christmas stockings for children in the oncology clinic at Primary Children's Hospital.  Since that time, Helping Kids With Cancer has provided over 2,500 Christmas stockings to children in the Intermountain Region who are in...
You're never too young...or too old...to find a special treasure at Assistance League Thrift Shop.  Our inventory is constantly updated with quality, low-priced clothing, decorative pieces and household goods.  Spring cleaning? Donate your gently used "extras" to our shop and support those in need in the community.  Come visit us and leave with a smile as wide as this adorable young shopper.  
The Consociates Auxiliary was honored in October by the Catholic Women's League at their fall fundraiser and presented with a check for $2,000 on January 27.  Many thanks to the Catholic Women's League fortheir much appreciated support!   Linda Itami presents check to Consociates Chair, Cynthia Sulprizio

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