Operation School Bell® and Teen Spree
This program benefits disadvantaged students in elementary through high school. Our chapter and Target in Mission Viejo have joined together to provide students with an opportunity to start the school year with new clothes and school supplies. Studies show that children who come to school appropriately dressed can improve attendance and classroom performance. More…
This program awards funds to middle and high school teachers allowing them to purchase additional tools to enrich classroom learning as well as expand the existing curriculum with new innovative approaches. Forty-three checks totaling approximately $26,000 were presented to Saddleback Valley Unified School District educators in 2018-2019. More…
Field Study Program
This program subsidizes transportation costs for students in grades K through 6 who attend the science field study program at Trabuco Elementary School. The school was founded in 1879 and is considered the oldest school in Orange County. The program is an exciting outdoor educational field trip with grade level activities correlated to classroom science units.
Operation Camp Pendleton
In August we participate in a back-to-school event with six area Assistance League chapters to provide clothing and supplies for low income military families.
Senior Outreach offers compassion and friendship in our senior community by delivering hot meals and cold breakfasts and lunches with warm smiles and friendly conversation to homebound seniors in Laguna Woods. We work in conjunction with South County Services to provide this service, and over the past ten years, our volunteers have worked more than forty (40) hours per month delivering over twenty thousand meals.
This program provides food and a family gift to disadvantaged families at Christmas. Families are identified by South County Outreach (SCO). In addition, our chapter provides canned foods and other items for the SCO’s food pantry.
Our goal is to support K-2nd grade students with developing reading skills. Monthly, our volunteers work two-hour shifts assisting teachers in the classroom with either reading to the students or using various tools to prepare students for reading.