Tag: Operation School Bell

Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

| December 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

As the two gentlemen appealing to Mr. Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” pointed out, this is the time of year “when want is keenly felt and abundance rejoices.” If you feel the holiday spirit move you to give from your own abundance, here are several volunteer and donation programs. Hollygrove, 815 N. El Centro Ave., […]

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Girls get dolled up for the prom

Girls get dolled up for the prom

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cinderella has nothing on these girls. And lucky for them, they won’t turn into pumpkins at midnight. On March 5, for the eighth year in a row, the Assistance League of Los Angeles collaborated with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for the Operation School Bell Prom Day. The annual event provides free prom […]

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Homeless teens treated to a day of prom pampering; benefit May 3

Homeless teens treated to a day of prom pampering; benefit May 3

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Operation School Bell (OSB) is known for providing new school clothes to nearly 5,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students from impoverished circumstances. But each spring for the last three years, the charity has turned its attention to the homeless teenage girls in the community with a different focus in mind: prom. “Many of these […]

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Assistance League is here to help, said new president Flo Fowkes

Assistance League is here to help, said new president Flo Fowkes

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since 1919, the Assistance League of Los AngelesA has been improving the quality of life for at-risk children, families and seniors through programs that provide services to those most in need. Its founder, Anne Banning, was honored at a celebration in January that included a champagne reception, buffet lunch, guest speaker and fundraising boutique. In […]

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Her children’s community service inspired her own

Her children’s community service inspired her own

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Laura Eversz Flo Fowkes might be retired, but her volunteer calendar of activities with both the Assistance League of Southern California (ALSC) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is full. And the former attorney points to her daughters, Jillian and Sloane, as two reasons why. “I’m on the board of the Assistance League, which […]

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