About

Assistance League of Tustin is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer, member driven organization that changes lives based on the time, service, and donations given by its members and friends to our community. With your support, we can continue to offer these beneficial programs that help our children and families succeed!

 

 

Assistance League of Tustin
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1962 Founded by Mrs. Melvin L. (Winifred) Campbell as Tustin Hilltoppers League
1964 Incorporated
1965 Chartered as the 35th Chapter of Assistance League
1965 Chartered Assisteens® Auxiliary
1986 Chartered Winifred Campbell Auxiliary

Chapter House and Thrift Shop

1967 Leased first headquarters at 285 East Main Street
1968 Leased headquarters at 145 East Main Street
1969-72 Leased first Service Center at 120 East Main Street
1969-72 Leased first Thrift Shop at 425 El Camino Real
1972 Purchased Service Center and Thrift Shop at 160 East Second Street
1977 Building addition completed
1989 Purchased chapter house at 445 El Camino Real
1990 Moved to 445 El Camino Real
1991 Renovation of building completed
2000 Paid off mortgage on chapter house at 445 El Camino Real
2005 Refurbished and remodeled Thrift Shop and Operation School Bell®

PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS (Major Projects)

1963-79 First Girl’s Club called Village Teens at C.E. Utt School
1968-11 Operation School Bell®
1976-11 Telecare
1977-91 Senior Projects
1978-11 SAT Prep Review
1988-11 Friends in Service
1989-91 Disability Awareness Program
1992-11 Hearts of Hope/Shelter Assistance
1993-11 Children’s Dental Health Program
1994-11 Outdoor Education
1995-11 Parents Education Program (P.E.P.)
2001-04 Project Family
2004-11 Project TODAY
2005-11 Every 15 Minutes
2005-10 Grad Night
2006-11 Deseret

Assistance League of Tustin
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PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS (Special Projects)

1963 Volunteered Services at Orange County Hospital
1964-65  ‘Linen Closet’
1967 Provided first Emergency Relief
1967-68 Made and filled Christmas stockings and baskets for needy families
1967-68 Stuffed ‘Ditty Bags’ for Vietnam
1968 Awarded first Camperettes and Scholarship
1969-70 Staffed Recreation Room at CHOC
1973-91 Wrote and produced “Safety on Stage”
1975 Blood Bank
1978 Senior Sampler
1994-02 Orange County Register Campership Program
2001-04 Tustin Area Council Fine Arts Donation
2001 Donated 7 defibrillators to Tustin Police Department
2001 Dental Client Gift
2003 Funded Project TODAY under the umbrella Operation School Bell, in partnership with Tustin Unified School District
2009 L.E.A.P. Tutoring Programs
2009-11 Art Masters Program

ALT Charter Signing

Founding Members, Founders Day 2009