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Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.

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GIVING OPPORTUNITIES:

Assistance League of Omaha receives no federal, state or city funding. Programs are funded by grants and donations, ALO’s Annual Christmas Caravan Tour of Homes and the Assistance League Thrift Shop located at 36th and Leavenworth Streets.

Support the Assistance League Thrift Shop

SSISTANCE LEAGUE OF OMAHA is an all-volunteer organization serving Omaha since 1974. The organization returns 100% of proceeds, after expenses, to the community through its philanthropic programs. It received the 2018 Top-Rated Award by Great Nonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. Assistance League of Omaha has also achieved Platinum level in GuideStar.

SIGNATURE PROGRAMS INCLUDE: Operation School Bell® Each year over 4,000 children from the greater Omaha area are given the opportunity to shop and select new school clothing at JCPenney, and also receive a book. Operation Recovery ALO volunteers provide life skills training and ALO Thrift Shop clothing vouchers to the residents of Santa Monica, a home for women recovering from chemical dependency. ACT/PSAT Review Sessions Seminars organized by ALO and presented by professional instructors prepare students from 27 area schools for the ACT/PSAT exams. Assault Survivor Kits® ALO purchases and prepares kits containing new clothing and hygiene products for victims of rape and other forms of violence. Over 350 kits are distributed to 12 Omaha hospitals and shelters. Children’s kits are provided via Project Harmony. Operation Teen Parent Teen parents in the Omaha school district are encouraged to complete their education and read to their children. Almost 900 books were distributed to students and five post-secondary scholarships were awarded (69 graduating seniors were celebrated). Operation Bear Hug Bears purchased by ALO are distributed to children in crisis situations via the Omaha Police precincts and eight other emergency agencies. Over 700 bears have comforted children in the last 12 months. Operation Literacy Reading skills are encouraged and books are distributed to children. ASSISTANCE LEAGUE® OF OMAHA 3569 Leavenworth St. • Omaha, NE 68105 Phone (402) 342-4288 alomaha.org President: Sara Lorentzen To volunteer or to donate contact: The Assistance League Office • (402) 342-4288 2019

THERE ARE MANY WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT THE ASSISTANCE LEAGUE’S WORK: Provide a tax-deductible monetary donation $85 clothes one schoolchild. Attend and support our fundraising events such as the Christmas Caravan and Preview Party Gala, November 6 & 7, 2019. Donate merchandise for fundraising events such as the Preview Party silent and oral auction. with your donations of adult clothing, small housewares and patronage. Donate new or gently-used books during our annual Operation Literacy program.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Become a member of Assistance League and use your time and talents to support our philanthropic programs.

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