Community Impact

The Assistance League® of Orange proudly reports that during the 2013-2014 year, more than 68% of the surplus funds raised were returned directly to the community through our philanthropic programs. The measurable positive impact on the lives of both adults and children in the community of Orange is outstanding. The details follow: 

2013-2014 Philanthropic Programs

# of Recipients

Program Cost

Dental Health Center – Dental care for school age children

650

$79,410

Operation School Bell® - Elementary and junior high clothing/uniforms and school supplies

1155

$102,441

Halos - Elementary reading assistance

265

$250

Health, Humor & Happiness - Senior activities

420

$3,178

Orangewood Children & Family Center - Crafts and activities

325

$2,755

Links to Learning - Scholarships for Orange Unified Middle School programs

4046

$20,371

Scholarship Awards – High school graduate and arts scholarships

15

$27,000

Special Assistance - Grocery, utility and rent 

130

$16,000

Clean Clothes - Provide clothing backpacks and sleeping bags to homeless individuals through Mary's Kitchen

200

$9,886

Handle with Care – Care packages for mother’s of neonatal patients

100

$670

Christmas is for Sharing – Provides Christmas gifts for OCPT families in need

 35

 $4,001

Building K.I.D.S. – Targets high-risk children promoting Knowledge, personal Identity, physical Development and Self-reliance.

 93

$7,590

Project G.I.R.L. – Helping high risk/underserved girls

500+

$5,746

 Trunk or Treat - Partnered with Illumination Foundation to provide costumes and candy.
Orange Blossoms Ball - Provided gown selection and instruction on makeup application to local high school students. 

500

$3,859

Dr. Seuss Read Across America/Story Telling - Held in conjunction with Orange Public Library, includes a day
of storytelling, games and book giveaway to preschool
and elementary school children.

 250

$1,056

OCPT Adopt a Pre‐School—Provides Christmas
gifts to the children in one OCPT pre‐school.

100 

$2,000

S.O.S. – Save Our Soles – Shoe vouchers

450

$4,507

Ronald McDonald House – Meals and holiday activities

420

$1,750

Assisteens Christmas Project – Clothing and toys for a family

4

$500

Assisteens Spring Project - Blankets for Project Linus

100

$1,000

House of Hope - Crafts and games for resident children

40

$200

Assisteens Special Project – Shelving/books/games for CHOC

70

$2,000

Christmas Party - Friendly Center & Ronald McDonald House

500

$2,500

Treats in the Streets - Halloween event

500

$200

Total Volunteer Hours - 32,935

Figures for National Assistance League®

 
 
 
 
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