Our programs are funded from our thrift shop proceeds, individual donations, fundraisers, and generous grants. We serve more than 5,000 members of our community each year. Our By the Numbers page shows how we do it all.
Assault Survivor Kits®
Assistance League of Tucson joins the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA), Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center and Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse to respond to the needs of victims of domestic and sexual assault in our community.
Hooked on Books
Since 2002, Hooked on Books has worked with Tucson Title 1 schools to provide their libraries and the classrooms with books they need to support their classes.
Operation School Bell®
Since 1994 Operation School Bell has provided disadvantaged children in Tucson with appropriate clothing to encourage regular school attendance and increase self-esteem.
Starting Over Supplies
People who have left shelters or abusive home situations are given kits of basic household supplies so they can live independently again with hope and dignity.
Since 1989, Teddy Bears has provided child-safe, cuddly teddy bears to children in emotional or physical crisis.
Toiletries for Tucson Students
Young volunteers who are just starting their academic or professional careers package and deliver kits containing basic grooming and hygiene products to Tucson Unified School District pantries.
Assisteens opens up opportunities for young men and women in high school to develop leadership skills, to learn about other non-profits in the Tucson community, and to gain a sense of civic responsibility. Participation begins in ninth grade.