Assistance League of Salt Lake City

Transforming Lives * Strengthening Community

Salt Lake City, UT   |  www.alslc.org

Mission

Assistance League® of Salt Lake City is a nonprofit organization whose volunteers serve children and adults in our community through hands-on philanthropic programs. Assistance League serves people in the Salt Lake Valley, Ogden and Park City.

Ruling year info

1975

Principal Officer

Mrs. Patricia Gleason

President-Elect

Ms. Linda Stimpson

Main address

PO Box 9353

Salt Lake City, UT 84109 USA

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EIN

51-0139592

NTEE code info

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

Thrift Shops (P29)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Assistance League of Salt Lake City is working to address unmet needs in our community.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Act III

Assistance League members entertain seniors living in care facilities with lively , familiar songs and dances

Population(s) Served

Operation School Bell provides bundles of new school clothing to approximately 5,000 children in need each year.

Population(s) Served

Operation Healthy Teeth provides urgent dental care to children with no other means of receiving that care. Dental care providers volunteer time and expertise; Assistance League covers other costs.

Population(s) Served

Community groups refer adults entering the workforce or attending school who are in need of appropriate clothing to Assistance League. Recipients receive $40 worth of clothing from our thrift store as well as gift cards for hair care and shoes and a hygiene kit.

Population(s) Served

Assistance League Consociates Auxiliary makes sets of necessary newborn baby items to give to mothers in need in area hospitals.

Population(s) Served

Assistance League Consociates Auxiliary provides kits of clothing and personal care items to victims of sexual assault. We work with hospitals and the Rape Recovery Center to ensure that victims have appropriate clothing to wear home from the hospital.

Population(s) Served

Our volunteers read books to children in Head Start classes, giving a book to each child in the class. We also give each child a toothbrush and toothpaste and, using puppets, demonstrate the correct way to brush teeth. The program has expanded to include providing books to Title I schools.

Population(s) Served

Eye on the Community addresses emerging needs in the community not met by our other programs. This program has provided laptop computers to outstanding alternative high school graduates who are continuing their education at a community college or other educational institution. The program also works with the Homeless Youth Outreach Center to provide basic necessities, bus tokens, sleeping bags, etc. to homeless youth.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To continue our philanthropic programs and be a source of support and help for people of all ages who are in need of the services we provide.

Continue policies that have made our programs successful; to identify unmet community needs and expend surplus funding to meet those needs; grow our member base.

Our volunteers commit to supporting our regular and extra outreach programs and surplus funds allow us to provide more support to people in need in our community. Assistance League Thrift Shop continues to increase its revenues every year, providing more financial support for our programs.

In 2018 - 2019, Assistance League of Salt Lake City gave 86 cents of every dollar spent back to the community though the following programs:
Operation School Bell® - Distributed bags of new school clothing to almost 5,000 elementary school children; 262 middle school students were served through our Old Navy shopping events.
Operation Healthy Teeth provided urgent dental treatment to a record 217 children in need.
Book Bank volunteers read to 1,758 Head Start children, provided each with a new book and dental care products. Book Bank also gave 2,000 books to Title I schools to support summer reading.
Brighter Tomorrows gave clothing to 195 clients re-entering the work force or returning to school and who were referred social service agencies.
Act III entertained over 1,400 seniors in care facilities.
Over 2800 individuals were served by our Consociates Auxiliary. Baby Bundles provided 1,100 layettes and baby care items to new parents;
Working through the Rape Recovery Center, Assault Survivor Kits® provided clothing and toiletries to 1,700 victims of sexual assault.
Eye on the Community provided over 300 children, teens and homeless hospice patients with goods and services.
Assisteens® Auxiliary served over 650 children, teens, seniors and the homeless with needed goods and services.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Assistance League of Salt Lake City

Board of directors
as of 11/22/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Patricia Gleason

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Term: 2019 - 2020

Patricia Gleason

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Linda Stimpson

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Jackie Daniels

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Susan Erickson

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Valerie Mercer

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Carol Coulter

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Geri Mineau

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Ana Facelli

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Lynda Reid

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Geri Nicastro

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Heidi Makowski

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Shirley King

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Trish Oba

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Alisa Parks

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No