Programs and Interviews

September 12, 2019, KOLD News 13 celebrates the first dressing at Operation School Bell

July 30, 2014, KOLD News 13, Back-to-school supplies for families in need.  Marriott employees donate.

July 15, 2014, KGUN 9 The Morning Blend, President Mary Thalgott is interviewed.

February 14, 2014, KGUN 9 with Liz Kotalik, Assistance League of Tucson dresses 50,000th child

December 27, 2006, Arizona Public Media, Operation School Bell.


September 12, 2019, Arizona Daily Star,  Operation School Bell provides new clothes for kids.

February 3, 2011, Arizona Daily Star,  Arizona Celebrating work that helps others.

March 2011,  International Rescue Committee A League of Their Own


Pandora announces the reopening of Assistance League Thrift Shop.  Click on the player below to listen to the new ad and smile!


December 30, 2014, Centsible Mom’s Five Favorite Tips for 2014 includes a visit to our Thrift Shop!

December 15, 2014, Vantage West Credit Union donates to Operation School Bell.

December 4, 2014, Arizona Daily Star, Huge Sale at Assistance League by

September 22, 2014, KVOA News 4 online, Assistance League of Tucson recognized for 50 years of service.

September 16, 2014, Annual Informational Coffee

July 28, 2014,  KVOA News 4 onlineMarriott employees and guests donate school supplies

September 2013,  Tucson Weekly, Assistance League Event

August 2013,, Fall Informational Coffee

July 2013, YouTube, Assistance League Thrift Shop

April 2013, Arizona Daily Star online, Assistance League of Tucson wins National Honor

April 2013,, A National Honoree for its Participation in Make a Difference Day

October 2012, KVOA Channel 4 Tucson, Assistance League making a difference with over 400 children’s books.

Spring, 2009, TUSD Focus featured Dr. Elizabeth Celania-Fagen’s visit to an Operation School Bell dressing . The Tucson Unified School District Superintendent said,  “I was simply amazed the first time I watched a busload of my students arrive at Assistance League and leave with brand new shoes, socks, coat, backpack, clothes and more.  It was amazingly uplifting – the opportunity every teacher, principal and superintendent wishes for each of their disadvantaged students.