WELCOME TO ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF SAN ANTONIO’S WEBSITE. OUR CHAPTER IS A NON-PROFIT, ALL VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION MADE UP OF 480 DEDICATED MEMBERS PUTTING “CARING AND COMMITMENT” INTO ACTION IN OUR SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY. OUR CHAPTER IS ONE OF 120 CHAPTERS OF ASSISTANCE LEAGUE THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. WE INVITE YOU TO VISIT THE DIFFERENT SECTIONS ABOVE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT US.
OUR SEVEN PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS, WHICH YOU CAN READ ABOUT IN THE COMMUNITY OUTREACH SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE, ARE FUNDED THROUGH GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS FROM FOUNDATIONS AND GRANTS AS WELL AS DONATIONS FROM ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS. WE ALSO HOLD FUNDRAISERS AND RUN A BUSY AND POPULAR THRIFT HOUSE WHICH IS A RESALE SHOP LOCATED AT 2611 WEST AVENUE. HOURS OF OPERATION ARE 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND 11:00 A.M. -3:00 P.M. ON SATURDAY. SHOPPERS AND DONATIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.
IN 2011-2012 OUR MEMBERS GAVE 74,492 VOLUNTEER HOURS TO OUR COMMUNITY AND ASSISTED 61,815 MEMBERS OF THE SAN ANTONIO AREA, MOSTLY CHILDREN.
PLEASE ENJOY AND SHARE OUR STORY OF TOUCHING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN, SENIORS, AND FAMILIES IN NEED IN SAN ANTONIO. WE HOPE YOU WILL READ MORE ABOUT US HERE ON OUR WEBSITE AND VISIT US SOON AT OUR THRIFT HOUSE.
CESSIE SANCHEZ, PRESIDENT
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF SAN ANTONIO
Assistance League of San Antonio: Quick Facts
Largest active membership of Assistance League Chapters in the country
Current membership - 491
Located at 2611 West Avenue
Touched the lives of over 65,000 members of the San Antonio community last year
100% of philanthropic work done by volunteers
Last year’s volunteer hours - 66,000
Major source of funds for philanthropic work - Thrift House at 2611 West Avenue
Projects serviced through agencies, schools and organizations that verify needs of individuals
Sponsors seven Philanthropic Programs:
Adopt A Resident - gift of time and friendship to Chandler Nursing Home residents
C.A.P.S. - donation of 950 caps last year to acutely ill children and teens in local hospitals
College Scholarships - Twelve $2000 scholarships to qualifying juniors and seniors
I'm In Charge - reaches over 6,000 elementary students with a program about personal safety
Operation School Bell - provides school clothes for over 4,000 elementary children in need of clothing in order to attend school
Togs for Tots - provides clothing for more than 5,600 children from birth to age five at the request of 27 community agencies
Watch Me Grow - distributes over 20,000 booklets as a guide for parents about the developmental stages of their children