Who We Are

  • 100% volunteer-based with no paid staff
  • Impacted 44,000 people in 2017-2018
  • Gave 80,000 volunteer hours which is equal to 38 full-time employees and is worth more than $1.9 million
  • 100% St. Louis-based
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What We Do

Make a difference

Our member volunteers manage a variety of programs to benefit underserved populations in the St. Louis metropolitan region.  Each program has a unique delivery model and focus, from new school uniforms to shoes and socks, and from personal care items for crisis shelter clients to teddy bears for comfort.

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Edward Jones Volunteers Help Books from Friends

EDWARD JONES VOLUNTEERS AND ALSL MEMBERS LABEL AND SORT HUNDREDS OF BOOKS FOR ASPIRING READERS 

Assistance League President Jane Harbron (left), and leader of Edward Jones book drive Margie Bittner were among the many Edward Jones’ Region 71 employees and Assistance League members to label, count and sort books at Assistance League of St. Louis’ Ellisville headquarters on August 3. From July 1-31, West County area Edward Jones employees collected 18 boxes of books donated by community members and clients at 70 Edward Jones branches. These Edward Jones employees delivered the books to Assistance League’s Books from Friends program. Assistance League has provided 15,000 books to aspiring readers and has established Little Community Libraries in Ritenour School District’s six elementary schools.

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15 Fabulous Years at Fantastic Finds!

Donna Pundmann of Creve Coeur Chamber of Commerce Members Connie Curran Chesterfield Marilyn Panter Ballwin Instagram JPG 800x533More than a dozen Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce members checked out the Assistance League of St. Louis’ upscale resale shop to celebrate the Aug. 9-11 Fifteenth Anniversary of the shop.  Pictured here are (left to right): Donna Pundmann, Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber staff member, and ALSL members Connie Curran and Marilyn Panter.

At Fantastic Finds, shoppers find great bargains on high quality clothing, accessories, furniture, housewares and seasonal items. The anniversary event included a drawing for gift certificates and refreshments—plus great buys.  Named a 2019 St. Louis Magazine A-List resale shop, Fantastic Finds supports ALSL’s nine philanthropic programs that provide everything from new school uniforms to shoes and socks to deserving students to personal care items for crisis shelter clients—touching the lives of 50,000 St. Louisans each year.

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