Assistance League of Flintridge

Transforming Lives. Strengthening Community

aka ALF   |   La Canada Flintridge, CA   |  www.alflintridge.org

Mission

Assistance League of Flintridge is a nonprofit service organization of volunteers committed to identifying and serving the needs of the community through philanthropic programs developed and administered by its members.

Ruling year info

1954

President

Miss Kim Westhoff

Main address

4607 Oakwood Ave

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 USA

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EIN

95-2258153

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Thrift Shops (P29)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Increasing our Membership.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

ALF Summer School

ALF offers a four week program during the summer consisting of enrichment classes for students grades 1-6 in cooperation with the La Canada Unified School District.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

This program runs concurrently with the normal La Cañada Unified School District year. Classes are offered before and after school at each of the three elementary schools.  Professionally trained musicians and teachers hired by ALF teach woodwind, percussion, string and brass instruments to fourth through sixth graders.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

ALF offers theater arts classes to children in grades 3-6 and 7-12th grades during the La Cañada Unified School District school year as well as during the summer.  Each session culminates in a production open to the public.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

A program to provide articles of clothing, shoes and personal items for school children in need.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

This program identifies 2-3 special projects in our community each year.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Children and youth
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charting impact

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

Philanthropic Programs:
*One hundred percent (100%) of membership participation in programs.
*Expand Community Outreach.

Membership Growth:
* Attract a new generation of members.
*Enchance membership satisfaction.

Philanthropic Programs:
*Measure and evaluate the outcomes of Philanthropic Programs.
*Publicize through media.
*Ensure all programs demonstrate measurable outcomes against objectives.

Membership Growth:
*Recruit as many members as necessary to attain objectives.
*Conduct Chapter self-evaluation every 3 years to assess member
satisfaction with hours requirements, Philanthropic Programs and Chapter
Operation.
*Educate and develop leadership skills within the membership.

Assistance League of Flintridge is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that has over 250 members. Our members put caring and commitment into action through community based programs and have contributed over 27,700 volunteer hours to serve over 2770 individuals in the La Canada Flintridge and neighboring communities during the fiscal year 2014-2015. Our community recipients include 3 School Districts, 1 hospital, 1 Community College District and numerous community services organizations. Assistance League of Flintridge has been in La Canada Flintridge for over 60 years and is one of 120 chapters nationwide. Assistance League of Flintridge typically adds 4-7 new member volunteers yearly and we enjoy a diverse membership.

Assistance League of Flintridge continues to explore the unmet needs in our and surrounding communities and ways we can help meet those needs that are in agreement with our mission and vision.

Financials

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Operations

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

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Assistance League of Flintridge

Board of directors
as of 02/11/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Kim Westhoff

Assistance League of Flintridge

Term: 2021 - 2022


Board co-chair

Julie Crum

Assistance League of Flintridge

Term: 2021 - 2022

Julie Crum

Judy Cosgrove

Donna Shepherd

Rosalind Hilton

Sue Sheedy

Kim Westhoff

Julia Hastings

Jan Di Bias

Ann Neilson

Sheila Sinning

Cynthia Ringel

Donna Shepherd

Gale Musker

Margaret Kruse

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • 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? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/11/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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