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Spring Affaire 2015
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Spring Affaire luncheon with Trina Turk fashion show
The annual Anne Banning Spring Affaire luncheon and runway fashion show will be held on Saturday, May 3,2014, at the Four Seasons, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
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School on Wheels visits OSB.
A Saturday Day of service in November was held for School on Wheels.
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On November 14, 2013, our friends and partners at NBC/Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Discover A Star” Foundation again dedicated their time, and talent for their 9th Annual “Day of Giving.”
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OSB Patron’s Update
This year’s campaign has raised over $58,000, and it’s only November!
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Annual "Spring Affaire"- April 27, 2013 Four Seasons Los Angeles
The annual Spring Affaire event at the Four Seasons Los Angeles was a resounding success with over $72,000 raised for Operation School Bell.
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Prom Day 2013 took place at OSB on March 7. Volunteers dressed 55 girls identified by the Homeless Coordinator of LA Unified School District.
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Serve Up Home Tennis Tournament to Benefit OSB
"The second annual tennis tournament at Lake Sherwood Country Club was a successful event organized by Agoura High School junior, Dana Leonard.
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August helps OSB
"August is a line of luxury leather travel goods. Each piece comes from a memory or inspiration during a yearlong adventure of the company’s founders, Charles and Jenna Jackson.
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Local Teen Does Mitzvah Project to Benefit OSB.
"Juliann Freedman served OSB as her mitzvah project to become a Bat Mitzvah on June 22, 2013. She addressed the congregation at Temple Israel and spoke of her experiences serving the children at OSB.
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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Education

Operation School Bell (OSB) provides new school clothes to nearly 5,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students from impoverished circumstances. By working with these children, we improve school attendance, promote learning and enhance self-esteem.

For the past forty-seven years, volunteers for Anne Banning Auxiliary (ABA) of Assistance League of Los Angeles have given underserved and at-risk children new clothing to wear to school through OSB. Volunteers provide well-fitting shoes, uniforms, jackets, grooming kits, backpacks and school supplies, offering students a greater chance to succeed.

You can help us dress our city’s most vulnerable children. We can promise it will be one of the best investments you will ever make! Last year over 80% of every dollar ABA/OSB received provided services for children.

Mission Statement

Operation School Bell provides appropriate school clothing to Los Angeles Unified School District children from impoverished circumstances to promote learning, improve school attendance, and enhance self-esteem.

Operation School Bell is a service of Assistance League of Los Angeles, a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization established in 1919.

Operation School Bell/Assistance League of Los Angeles is proud to have earned the GuideStar Seal, demonstrating its commitment to transparency.

To learn more about Assistance League of Los Angeles, visit

Assistance League of Los Angeles