News & Announcements

Orientation classes for prospective new Assistance League members will be starting in early February. If you are looking for a way to contribute to our community and make new friends, we welcome you to join our great organization. To submit an online application, please click here.  If you have questions about membership, please go to "Contact" and send us a message.  A volunteer will send you a prompt response. 
Shop at Assistance League Thrift Shop up until 4:00 on December 20 for outstanding holiday bargains.  Thrift Shop will be closed on December 21 and will reopen after the holidays on January 2 at 10:00 a.m.  Thanks to all our loyal friends, customers, donors and members for another wonderful year.  Your support allows us to serve thousands of people, from infants to seniors, throughout the community. Happy Holidays!!
On September 24 and 25, the Holladay Chico's store hosted a special event in support of Assistance League.  Shoppers were treated to cookies, apples and water donated by the new Sprouts store on Murray-Holladay Road and learned about Assistance League from our volunteers.  Chico's donated 10% of sales made during the times of the event.  Thanks, Chico's, for your great support!                                                                           
Our new class of Assistance League members, or Novas, had their first meeting on Monday, September 8. Six new members attended this first session. The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the Chapter House, 2060 East 3300 South.  For the final class, new Novas will attend the Regular Chapter meeting on October 20, at 10;00 at the Chapter House. If you are interested in joining Assistance League, please submit an online application and you will be notified of the next orientation class dates.
The Consociates Auxiliary of Assistance League of Salt Lake City will honor two "Women of Distinction" at their annual Champagne Brunch on Saturday, May 3.  This year's outstanding honorees are Linda Simpson and Evelyn Sadler.  As an English teacher at Judge Memorial High School, Linda Simpson has gone above and beyond her teaching duties to motivate and inspire her students to utilize their skills to expand their own creative pursuits.  She is a mentor to younger teachers and collaborates with her colleagues for cross-curricular projects.  She is THE antidote for many of the things that...
Assistance League's Operation School Bell program has benefited from the efforts of two energetic nine-year-olds, Jackson Shemwell (right in photo) and Manuel Gayton.  The boys are pointing to a can containing money that they and their families collected during November to help provide clothes for children served in the OSB program. Jackson is the grandson of Assistance League member, Pat Blodgett and her husband, Roger.  Thank you, Jackson and Manuel, for your kind hearts and generous donation!                                                                  
Students at Horizonte Alternative High School are sporting new, stylish backpacks thanks to Assistance League of Salt Lake City. Because of these new backpacks, Horizonte students are now able to keep their school materials together and become better organized.  A few of the students were so thrilled with their new "cool" backpacks that they asked to take some home as Christmas gifts for their younger siblings.  Hopefully, these backpacks will keep the students organized and support their academic accomplishments. Our chapter also provided Horizonte with $4,000 worth of $5.00 gift cards from...
On October 29, volunteers from the Bonneville Kiwanis Club had a wonderful experience "shopping" for, and bagging, clothes for children at Copperview Elementary School in Canyons School District.  Both the Kiwanis members and their spouses were very impressed with the quality of the clothing Assistance League provides the children as well as the way Operation School Bell is organized and run.  Because of this great first experience, the Kiwanians are committed to helping OSB with the bagging again next year.                          
EMI Health Volunteers Help Bag Once Again for Operation School Bell! This November, around 20 volunteers from EMI Health (formerly Educators Mutual) came in one evening after work and bagged 110 bundles of new school clothing to distribute at Monroe Elementary in theGranite School District the next day. Eleven smiling volunteers brought their special smiles and good cheer to Monroe as we handed out the bags of clothing.the protocol is that we greet each child, gather their bag, and make sureeverything fits. The children are so excited to open their bags and grin from ear to ear as we bring...