Assistance League® of Greater Portland

New President at Assistance League of Greater Portland

Carol Bray Heralds the Generous Spirit of Volunteers


Beaverton, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/27/2015 -- Assistance League of Greater Portland announced that Carol Bray was installed as the President on May 15th. She leads a nonprofit community service organization with 120 member volunteers."I am humbled by the amazing amount of volunteer service women are willing to give to help others," spoke Bray. "In our fiftieth anniversary year, Assistance League of Greater Portland member volunteers donated 46,828 service hours, representing over a million dollars worth of service in Washington, Multnomah, and Clackamas Counties."

Bray has dedicated her life to volunteer service. "I started volunteering as a freshman at Beaverton High School, not knowing anyone there, and ended up as 'Girl of the Year.'" Bray continued serving, in college and afterward, in the Junior League, in the Officers' Wives Club, as PTA President, and as Treasurer of the Navy League. "I had heard that Assistance League offered more hands on opportunities to serve those in need and I joined the San Antonio chapter." Ms. Bray has been a member of Assistance League of Greater Portland since 2008.

Assistance League's flagship program, Operation School Bell®, has assisted over 4.3 million children since 1958. Locally, the program has provided new clothing for almost 3000 children this school year. Assistance League of Greater Portland also provides support to youth in residential treatment, Life Story Books for foster children and emergency clothing for victims of violence. Funding is provided through grants, donations, special events and the Assistance League Thrift and Consignment Shops at 4000 SW 117th Street in Beaverton.

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