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The Latest from Our Blog

  • Nov 24

    Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation Awards Grant to Assistance League

    President Annette Anderson and Clothes for Kids program chairperson Carolyn Pierce accepted a $5,000 check from the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation during a pre-game ceremony on October 30th. The grant was awarded to Assistance League based on the theme New Seasons, New Beginnings and will help fund new school uniforms  through the Clothes for Kids program to students in Minneapolis and…

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  • Nov 18

    Reading Buddies Bring Smiles to Bethune Elementary School

    It was a brilliant morning at Bethune on October 22nd! The third grade students were pleased to receive a new book CREEPY CARROTS! and a Reading Buddy from Assistance League. Because we had time before the students arrived for the first half hour, the teacher suggested Reading Buddies sit at the desk of each assigned student. When the students entered the…

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  • Oct 27

    Food for Kids Kick-Off

    It’s October and that means our warehouse rooms are filling up with food. Cases of cereal, pasta and rice as well as canned vegetables, fruits, and ready to eat items such as beef stew, chili and soup line the shelves ready to be packed into backpacks and given to families in need at both Lucy Laney and Jenny Lind Schools…

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  • Oct 22

    Early Childhood Literacy Community Program

    Our Early Childhood Literacy Program is off to a great start this fall. This program encourages preschool and early elementary age children to read. Each week volunteers read stories to the children and help them select a book to borrow for a week. The young students love listening to the stories and our volunteers love giving back to our community…

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  • Member Awarded for Dedication to Assistance League

    One of our chapter members, Susan Dolan, was recently awarded the Assistance League Circle of Honor at the National Conference in Orlando, Florida. Susan, a member for more than 14 years, was recognized for her strong commitment to Assistance League. She has served on a number of committees of our local chapter and is, also, currently serving on the Assistance…

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  • Sep 16

    Volunteers and Students Shop Together for Uniforms

    Fall is always a busy but invigorating season for Assistance League volunteers. It’s our annual Clothes for Kids time –we provide new uniforms to economically disadvantaged school children in 7 schools in Minneapolis/St. Paul. We love this one-on-one time to spend with the students as we help them get the perfect size of shirts and pants for the school year.…

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  • Aug 09

    Back to School with New Uniforms

    We are busy checking sizes and quantities to ensure ample quantity as pallet loads of clothing have begun arriving at our warehouse. The arrival of the merchandise is the next step for the busy Assistance League members who organize a clothing distribution for over 3,500 school children. And, now, after months of planning, there are boxes and bags piled high…

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