Assistance League of Indianapolis (ALI), the 78th chapter of National Assistance League was organized in 1984 and chartered in 1988, with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. On average, the organization boasts over 230 member-volunteers and has a 13-member board of directors. We have no salaried staff or paid employees. Our board of directors, a member-elected working board, meets monthly.
As a member-volunteer association our members are the strength of our organization. For the year beginning June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016, members devoted 27,120 charitable hours, which if paid by an employer would calculate to $638,947.* The Assistance League of Indianapolis 2016-17 fiscal year expense budget is $578,475.
*According to the U.S. Department of Labor, at the end of the fiscal year of May 31, 2016, the value of one volunteer hour is estimated to be $23.56.
Assistance League of Indianapolis is a nonprofit all volunteer organization committed to serving the needs of children and adults through ongoing philanthropic programs developed and managed by its members.
Assistance League of Indianapolis strives to be a locally recognized philanthropic leader, engaging volunteers from a diverse membership to aid, each year, an ever-increasing number of underserved children and adults.
Assistance League of Indianapolis welcomes all who share the commitment to volunteerism, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, economic status, physical ability or other diverse circumstances.