Assistance League National is a national nonprofit organization with 22,000 volunteers and 120 chapters. It has served 1.5M people, donated 3.0M volunteer hours, and returned $43.7M to local communities.


Welcome to the Assistance League Downey informational center.  We have been serving the citizens of Downey since 1953.  We started with 10 amazing women lead by our first president Jane Strang who served from 1953-1955.  Today we have grown to 155 hard working members who volunteer over 17,400 hours annually and support over 3,800 individuals.  We have volunteer and membership opportunities for men and women of all ages as well as high school students.  If you’d like to find out more about membership, please visit our Membership & Auxiliaries page.  We are a chapter of the National Assistance League that annually assists 1.4 million people, with 23,000 members and 121 chapters.  We are so proud to be a part of this organization and our efforts to support the people of Downey.

Message from the President:

Donna LindleyIt is my privilege to serve our community as President of Assistance League Downey.  Our membership is comprised of talented, enthusiastic men, women and teens who generously give of their time and talents to aid those in need.  They are an inspiration.


Donna Lindley