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The Latest from Our Blog

  • Jun 11

    Academic Achievement is Awarded

    Assistance League volunteers honored 137 students for academic achievement this month. Both Bethune Elementary School in Minneapolis and Maxfield Elementary in St. Paul had students who were honored for testing at grade level or above in both reading and math. Our Academic All Star program recognizes students each year with a special awards ceremony, including a presentation of special shirts,…

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  • Assistance League Event Airs on WCCO

    Our Assault Survivor Kits® program is getting some notice by WCCO. Please watch our women at work as they pack the kits at the MN Hospital Association. http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/05/29/volunteers-packing-survivor-kits-for-sex-assault-victims/. The importance of this Assistance League program is enormous to our chapter members because we know the kits provide some comfort and dignity to the sexual assault survivors who receive them at the…

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  • May 24

    We Have a New Board

    Our new Assistance League Board was recently installed at our May Annual Meeting. Deb Sholl is our new President for 2015-2016. We are looking forward to an exciting year celebrating the 20th Anniversary of our chapter. Special events and promotions will take place at our Thrift Shop throughout the year, as well as a Fashion Show in May 2016. We…

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  • May 20

    Shining Star Award Recipient

    Member Nancy Larson is this year’s Shining Star Award Recipient! Nancy was presented this wonderful award at our May Annual Meeting. This highly regarded award is given annually to a member who has generously and consistently devoted time and talent to the chapter and is voted upon by the members. Nancy was heavily involved with our Thrift Shop as one of…

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  • May 18

    Help for Sexual Assault Survivors

    As we celebrate our 20th Anniversary in 2015-2016, we hold our Assault Survivor Kits® program dear to our hearts. It was our chapter’s very first program! Our founders wanted to serve people in our community who weren’t being helped by other organizations. We learned 20 years ago that sexual assault survivors needed clothing and toiletries after their visits to the…

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  • Apr 13

    Student Excitement in Grants to Teachers Program

    Our GRANTS TO TEACHERS program is a wonderful provider of funds to teachers of Minneapolis schools and Maxfield and Riverview West Side in St. Paul. The grants we offer are up to $750 and are given to expand the standard curriculum. Thanks to a grant from Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul, a teacher at the Keewaydin Campus taught her students about buoyancy and displacement.…

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  • Mar 08

    Our Community Outreach Program Reaches Out

    One of our nine community programs is what our chapter calls Available Hands. We reach out to meet needs on a short-term or emergency basis. The school nurse at Lucy Laney recently made us aware of a particular health need for one of its families and we’ll help with this need along with providing personal hygiene kits for 80 5th…

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