Escondido, CA

Students in North County get a boost from the Assistance League

The Assistance League of Inland North County will once again provide new school clothing to students in grades K-12 for the upcoming school year. Their program Operation School Bell will clothe nearly 1,800 students from nine school districts in the Escondido area. 

The children in need will also be able to choose shoes to go with their new wardrobes. Grades K-1 students will receive $100 towards their clothing, grades 2-5 will receive $125, and grades 6-12 will receive $150 towards their school clothing and shoes. Assistance League will also provide clothing and shoes to 750 children of Marine families at Camp Pendleton during August and September. 

Assistance League of Inland North County is a 100% volunteer organization that is dedicated to

“Transforming Lives · Strengthening Community” through a variety of programs. Operation School Bell has been active for 37 years, serving more than 69,000 children, and is one of those programs that provide essential needs to the community which allows families to flourish. The overall funds dedicated to Operation School Bell by the Assistance League have eclipsed over $4,500,000 since its inception!

This year the Assistance League’s volunteers will assist children and their families in choosing $100-$150 worth of clothing from Kohl’s in San Marcos including the dates of September 30, October 1, 3, 7,  8, 10, 14, 15, 17 from 4– 7 p.m. and October 5, 12 and 19 from 9 a.m. – noon.

The Assistance League is a national philanthropic organization that was founded in 1935 and has over 22,000 volunteer members in 120 chapters nationwide whose focus is making communities a better place to live. In addition, the Assistance League of Inland North County donated more than $500,000 for local programs in 2018. For additional information about Assistance League email or visit

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