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Caring and Commitment in Action

Assistance League of Austin

Assistance League® of Austin, a chapter of National Assistance League®, is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to addressing specific needs through practical and innovative programs. ALA has been serving the Austin community since 1973 as an all-volunteer, "hands-on" organization of 389 dedicated members (as of June 2014) with no paid staff. These volunteers cheerfully gave more than 66,000 hours to serve and fund our nine philanthropic programs by providing:

  • New School Clothes

  • Outings for Seniors

  • Aid to Assault Victims

  • Instructional Materials to Schools

  • Comforting Items for Hospitalized Children

  • Life Kits to Foster Youth

  • Scholarships and Advocacy Support
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Vision Statement

As a recognized and respected all-volunteer philanthropic organization, Assistance League of Austin provides valuable services to individuals within our community through innovative programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of Assistance League of Austin is to enable children and adults in the Greater Austin community to achieve a higher quality of life by providing for specific identifiable needs.

Core Values

Assistance League of Austin, with a rich history of supporting the vision and talents of volunteers engaged in personal service to our community, embraces the following values:

COMMITMENT Compassionate and caring service
LEADERSHIP Professionalism that is visionary, ethical, and sensitive
ETHICS Honesty in communication and action
ACCOUNTABILITY Fiscal responsibility
RESPECT Appreciation and consideration for others