|Assistance League® of Southeastern Michigan, founded in 1993 and serving Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), hands-on, all-member volunteer organization whose purpose is to clothe, feed, educate, and comfort children and adults through community-based programs.|
Funding sources supporting our philanthropic programs include the all-volunteer staffed Assistance League ReSale Connection Shop, fundraisers, grantors, and contributors. With no paid staff, funds raised remain in Michigan, helping thousands of people in need year-round.
For more than 20 years, Assistance League as adapted its community programs to meet the growing needs in local communities.
Our dedicated 300+ members and hundreds of community volunteers provide thousands of volunteer hours a year. The Southeastern Michigan chapter is one of 120 chapters of National Assistance League, founded in the 1890s in California.
For more information, please visit our ReSale shop, 204 S. Main, Rochester, Michigan, 48307 - (248) 656-0414, or www.semich.AssistanceLeague.org.
|Provides personal kits for children and adult survivors of abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence whose clothing was destroyed by the perpetrator or retained by police for evidence. Kit contains a new top, pants, underwear, socks/flip-flops, toiletries, and a stuffed animal for children.|
|Provides meals or services on a one-time or short-term basis.|
|- Clothing Distributions: Provides new clothing and/or necessities for school children. |
- One-2-One Tutoring: Provides tutoring for elementary students that emphasizes reading skills.
- Backpack Meals: Provides children and families monthly fresh food.
- Link to Creative Teaching: Provides funds to teachers for enrichment projects for their students in areas of reading, arts, math, science, technology, and behavioral modification.
|Provides kits/necessities to mothers for their newborns. Kit contains new receiving blanket, bottle, pacifier, bib, washcloth, diapers, sleepers, undershirts, baby book, knitted hat. |