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  • 20th Anniversary Gala Sponsorship and Silent Auction Donor Forms

    Sponsorship Opportunities…Sponsorship of the Assistance League 20th Anniversary Gala has many benefits including print and web recognition premier table seating and more!  Silent Auction Donations…Please partner with us by choosing to donate to this event.  

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  • Nov 04

    Give MN and Give to the Max Day

     https://www.givemn.org/organization/Assistance-League-Of-Minneapolis-St-Paul  It’s time to get ready for GIVE MN and Give To The Max Day. Assistance League is participating in this state wide celebration of giving and we need your help. The campaign begins in earnest on November 1st and culminates on the big, GIVE TO THE MAX day, November 12, 2015. So email your friends, family, neighbors and anyone…

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  • Oct 03

    Celebrating 20 Years of Helping People in Our Community

    Our Assistance League chapter is celebrating its 20th year of assisting children and adults in Minneapolis and St. Paul! It all began in 1996 with the introduction of our Assault Survivor Kits Program, providing support for women who had been sexually assaulted. Since then we’ve added school uniform distribution, literacy programs, a food backpack program, and more. These philanthropic programs…

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  • Sep 12

    Free Uniforms Thanks To Assistance League

    KARE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA7k4aaOWQI KSTP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coFkBd5z7vg     Opening day at Operation School Bell® Clothes For Kids on September 9th at Lucy Craft Laney School was a great event. VIP’s came out in force including: Minneapolis Schools’ Interim Superintendent, Chief of Schools, Associate Chief of Schools, our City Council Member and liaisons to all three of the federally elected offices representing the…

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  • 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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Thursday, May 5th, 5:30 – 9 PM
Golden Valley Golf and Country Club – Map
7001 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55427

Tickets: SOLD OUT

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Your Hosts for the Evening

20th Anniversary Gala Host
Grant Whittaker

“Fashion is My Passion” says Grant Whittaker, the Twin Cities style expert. As a noted senior style editor and fashion correspondent, Grant will be producing and hosting our “Celebrate with Style” Spring Fashion Show. Featuring local designers and fashions, Grant will weave the Assistance League story of two decades of community service into this exciting Gala event.

20th Anniversary Gala Co-Host
Jennifer Mayerle

Edina native, Jennifer Mayerle, returned to Minnesota and WCCO, where she began her career as an intern. The Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award winner joined the WCCO team as a reporter in May 2014.

Gala Auction Preview



In addition to our Live Auction, we will also be hosting a Silent Auction. Click this link to see a preview of some of our silent auction treasures and read the auction rules.


Who We Are and What We Do Sponsorship Opportunities


To make a contribution to the Assistance League 20th Anniversary Gala Fund-A-Need Project, select your preferred donation below.

1 School, 1 Book

Your $50 donation will fund books for an entire classroom of children to participate in our “1 School, 1 Book” literacy program.

Clothes for Kids

Your $100 donation to our children’s clothing program will provide school clothing for 3 students in need. Each will receive 3 pair pants, 3 short-sleeve polo shirts and 1 heavy-duty sweatshirt.


Assault Survivor Kits

Your $200 donation will provide 10 Assault Survivor Kits to Minnesota hospital emergency rooms. Kits include sweatpants, shirt, underwear and toiletries and are given to victims of sexual assault who must leave their personal clothing as criminal evidence.


Grants for Teachers

Your $250 donation will help fund teacher grants for curriculum enhancement projects that benefit students in Minneapolis and St. Paul schools.



Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul is a 501(c)(3) organization and the tax ID number is: 41-1736323. Donation receipts will be mailed to donors.

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