Assistance League Of Arcadia
Rating: 5 stars 1 1 review 506
100 S Santa Anita Avenue Arcadia CA 91006 USA
The chapter, a community philanthropic service organization, staffed and directed entirely by trained volunteers for the purpose of serving the needs to children and senior citizens in the community.
The community house is a facility for arcadia senior citizens and the arcadia/pasadena eye-das club both of whom gather for socialization, education and refreshments.
operation school bell provides new clothing, shoes, backpacks, books, school supplies and grooming kits to students in kindergarten through eighth grade in arcadia and neighboring school districts.
hospital services are provided at methodist hospital of southern california and encompass the distribution of current magazines to all waiting rooms of the hospital and newborn layettes to new mothers in economic need.
kids on the block is a puppet program for elementary school children providing educational programs about bullying, the dangers of smoking, disabilities and childhood obesity. Baby basics and links to learning program
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Our organization reaches out and makes a difference in so many peoples lives: school children, seniors, the visually impaired, mothers with newborn infants and more. We have auxiliaries that enable working individuals, high school students and young adults a place to volunteer. I have been a member since my daughter joined in 2004, and I am still a member today even after my daughter has gone off to college because, every member has an interest in and operates this organization - none of us are paid, and if we don't show up for our volunteer days our doors would have to close. After a day of volunteering at one of our programs, I feel thankful that I was able to make a difference in a someones' life because that's what we do at Assistance League of Arcadia.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
seeing the faces of the children when they are trying on new clothing, getting a choice of a pair of shoes to try on and then receiving a thank you note from them in their own words. They are so happy when they leave Assistance League of Arcadia.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
cancel a program before we consider taking on a new one. We cannot add to our programs without recruiting new active members (members who volunteer at our programs). We already have in place several ways to introduce prospective members to our organization, and as a membership we are always brainstorming, trying to come up with new ideas on how to accomplish this. We don't want to cancel a program.