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Philanthropic Programs

Assistance League of Albuquerque serves our local community in many ways. Our current philanthropic programs are listed below. Program leadership and brief overviews here.

Assault Survivor Kits®

The Assault Survivor Kits program distributes clothing and other essentials for assault victims.

Buddy Bear Patrol

The Buddy Bear Patrol provides about 2,500 new teddy bears each year to children in times of crises.

Operation School Bell®

The national program of Assistance League, provides school clothing and hygiene items for elementary and middle school students .

Kids Are Pretty Special

This program provides essentials for children in crisis through the NM Children, Youth and Families Department and other nonprofits.


The Sharing program collaborates with other nonprofit programs, in Albuquerque,which may be ongoing
or a one-time project.

Tender Loving Care

Tender Loving Care provides items for cancer patients and newborns at UNM hospitals.

Blue Portal Gift Shop

The Blue Portal Gift Shop is known as one of the prime places to shop for gifts in Albuquerque Old Town.The Blue Portal provides senior artisans a place to sell their art and receive 100% of the moneys collected.

Partnerships Assisting Albuquerque’s Hungry and Homeless

This new program forms partnership with Albuquerque nonprofits that work with hunger and homelessness to provide such things as food, socks and other necessities.