Membership begins freshman year in high school and continues through senior year. Participation in Assisteens develops personal growth, leadership skills, poise, public speaking skills, and a sense of civic responsibility.
Assisteens, guided by Assistance League Advisors, elect a chairman and a governing body, follow a budget, organize a fundraiser, volunteer with various community philanthropic programs and participate in Assistance League programs. Please contact us for more information.
Assisteens’ main philanthropic program is Assisteens Helping Tucson Teens. The focus of the program is to strengthen middle school art, music and physical education programs through donations of new materials. The mini-grants are given to Tucson Title I schools. Funding for this program comes from the annual Assisteens Fashion Show.
Some of the other community activities they support are: Ben’s Bells, Habitat for Humanity, Brush for Kindness, Humane Society and Brookdale Senior Living. As members of Assistance League, the Assisteens work in our Thrift Shop and support our philanthropic programs by assembling kits for Starting Over Supplies and, when their school schedule permits, dressing children who come to Operation School Bell®.
Funding for Assisteens Helping Tucson Teens program comes from the proceeds of the annual Spring Assisteens Fashion Show. To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, please contact us. Assisteens organize the fashion show, solicit donations for the silent auction and model the fashions.
Senior Assisteens are recognized for their years of service at the annual Assistance League Tux’n Boots® gala. Assisteens families and friends along with Assistance League members celebrate the accomplishments of our seniors.