Human Services

Assistance League of Greater Collin County

Transforming Lives Strengthening Community

aka N/A

Plano, TX

Mission

Assistance League of Greater Collin County is a nonprofit, philanthropic organization whose dedicated volunteers transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.

Ruling Year

1994

President

Mrs. Jeanne Kelley

Main Address

2011 W. Spring Creek Pkwy Ste 1500

Plano, TX 75023 USA

Keywords

charity,clothes,children,Operation Schoolbell,National Assistance League, Assistance League of Greater Collin County

EIN

75-2663446

 Number

7026711542

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Family Services (P40)

Family Services (P40)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

To transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.

Our programs

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

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Operation School Bell

Pass the Word

Outreach

Wee Memories

Caring in Action

Where we work

Charting Impact

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

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

That essential needs are met in our community and families flourish.

We continue to enhance and improve our programs within the community. Operation School Bell clothes those elementary children in need. Wee Memories provides gift boxes to parents who have lost an infant. Pass the Word provides new magazines to patients and older material in waiting rooms. Caring in Action includes several projects such as providing baseball caps and loveys to a children's hospital, emergency underwear kits for Title 1 schools, Dr. Seuss books to 1st grades in Title 1 schools, a supply closet for homeless teens in a middle school, baby supply closet for a battered women's shelter.

The chapter has an active education committee which orients new members on an ongoing basis throughout the year. The chapter enjoys a well rounded membership with professional and technical skills. Many are retired from long careers from a variety of industries. Assistance League has earned a reputation for consistent quality programs that provides assistance to many persons from many walks of life in Greater Collin County. A strong public relations effort contributes to a favorable public perception of Assistance League through making new contacts with media.

Each of our programs have measurable indicators by the number of people we serve.

Assistance League of Greater Collin County has four philanthropic programs. In FYE May 31, 2018, we had provided the following:
Operation School Bell served 1180 children with clothing for school
Pass the Word served 5000 patients with magazines at a local hospital
Wee Memories provided 75 memory boxes for bereaved parents at a local hospital
Caring in Action served 535 recipients

External Reviews

Financials

Assistance League of Greater Collin County

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Operations

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

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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 & 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?

Yes