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The Latest from Our Blog

  • 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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  • Jul 23

    Thrift Shop Completes Refreshing

    Our Assistance League Thrift Shop recently re-opened after two weeks of refreshing and renewing the shelves, walls, and carpeting.  Members spent many hours cleaning, dusting, re-organizing, and placing merchandise on the shelves and racks in time for the 10:00 a.m. opening on July 15th. The shop is spic & span and is a thrift shop like no other with its…

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  • Jun 23

    Thrift Shop Spruce-up

    Our Thrift Shop will be closed June 29 – July 14 for a big spruce-up and update. We realize that you loyal customers will experience Thrift Shop withdrawal, but you will be happy when the shop reopens on July 15th to see clean and sparkly walls, carpeting, and shelves. Assistance League volunteers will be putting in many hours to improve…

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