I have been involved with CSL for about 10 years. I have raised money, donated food and clothing. What a wonderful organization this is, at my job I frequently have people come in off the street looking for help with food, housing and jobs, I always know they will get help from CSL. Recently I found myself in need of help and there they were CSL ready to help me out. I never thought I would need the help I have given in the past, but I knew that I could turn to CSL to help me through the bad times.
CSL has a wonderful history in Eastern Jackson County. They have helped thousands of people over the years through their Work Express Program, food pantries, housing assistance, back to school back packs, and other programs. The staff is hard-working and amazingly caring. I applaud all they do!
As a donor to Community Services I find that they always do their best to provide hope and help for families struggling to get on their feet.
As a Community Partner, Donor/Sponsor, and prior Board Member, I commend the CSL staff and Board of Directors for aggressively meeting the needs of the Eastern Jackson County communities. Their services such as utility assistance, job readiness, housing, clothing and food bank, weatherization information and budgeting classes, being available to individuals and households has been critical throughout the years. Our company is very proud to be a partner with CSL in helping families become self-sufficient.
As an organization with a history spanning nearly 100 years of service in Jackson County, Community Services League has never faltered from its efforts to help families overcome economic crisis and return them to self-sufficiency. Community Services League serves over 19,000 families each year with food, housing, clothing, utility assistance, school supplies, Christmas programs, and employment services.
Community Services League is an extremely lean, well-run organization. It provides an array of essential services to a population in need of them now more than ever. Many volunteers support the agency, providing value services that equate to significant in-kind support, and the board of directors and capital campaign cabinet are engaged.
CSL has been assisting the needy of Jackson County for more than 93 years and today their services are demanded more than ever! I have had the pleasure of assisting with the school supply program as well as with the Christmas store helping to secure donations. Each year between the school supply program and the Christmas Store CSL serves more than 2,200 families who otherwise would have to go without!