Assistance League of Santa Barbara is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that develops and implements philanthropic programs to benefit children and adults in Santa Barbara County. With our 17 philanthropic programs we help men, women and children of all ages.


The Assistance Shop

Our wonderful thrift shop is the primary source of funding for all our 17 programs

Visit our Facebook page for more information about our beautiful shop and its current events !

" helping others in my community is such a great feeling"


"giving back is an inside job"


"the looks on the faces of the children gets me choked up every time"


"no better way to feel good than volunteering"

2015-2016 Board of Directors

President                                            Janice Caesar

President Elect                                  Sharon Bifano

V.P. Membership                              Penny Luce

V.P. Philanthropic Programs         Carolyn Dennis

V.P. Resource Development          Mary Ann Gherini

Recording Secretary                        Jan Inouye

Corresponding Secretary               Toni Holdren

Treasurer                                             Jan Koornwinder

Education Chairman                        Cheryl Gregory

Properties Chairmen                       Val Voros

New Member Training Chair.         Ammon Hoenigman

Public Relations Chair.                    Nikki Rickard

Strategic Planning Chair.                Nancy Falberg

Chapter Liaison to Assisteens®    Diane Davis

Las Aletas Auxiliary Rep.                Patti Beal

Parliamentarian (non-voting)        Lene Shutt



Contact us:

By E-Mail: alsbpr@gmail.com

By Phone: (805) 898-1967

or Mail: P.O. Box 6061, Santa Barbara, CA 93160

Please provide your Name and contact information and one of our members will contact you.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Vision Statement: "Improving Lives in the greater Santa Barbara Area"

Mission Statement: Assistance league of Santa Barbara is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that develops and implements projects to benefit children and adults in the Santa Barbara County

A Chapter of National Assistance League®