Mission: Assistance league of tulsa is dedicated to clothing students in need and meeting the essential needs of the most vulnerable in our community
Programs: Operation school bell provides new clothing, coats, shoes, 2 books and a grooming kit to more than 2,000 students a year in tulsa and surrounding areas, referred to the assistance league by school counselors. Operation school bell also has provided 46,311 uniform shirts to students attending tulsa public schools. Surplus inventory valued at approximately $4,500 was distributed to assistance league program partners.
assistance league of tulsa, inc. Received funds from the emma r. Showman trust to endow the betty bradstreet assistance fund in 2002. The endowment committee has determined that the interest and dividends generated from the principal would be awarded each year to local school districts and organizations in support of the arts. Total students benefiting from awards this year were 18,720.
senior programs maintains a partnership with two agencies, life senior services and mental health association oklahoma. We coordinate programs and activities that will enhance the life of clients of each agency. These programs and activities include organizing parties, providing gifts and baskets for at-home clients, and food for events. We also provide clothes from our bargains resale shop for the mental health fashion and talent show.
As part of this organization I am amazed what this group can accomplish. The Resale shop has so many wonderful things from dressing your self to dressing your home. The main project is Operation School Bell which gives clothing to thousands of Tulsa area children.
Having joined in 2006 I have loved being a part of this organization. We have so many opportunities to serve the community with our various philanthropic programs. We are a great group of gals who share such a common purpose of wanting to volunteer in our community. I know I can be a member for many years to come and always find my experience fresh and exciting.