Wellesley Service League
219 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Meeting Schedule 16-17
Original WSL Barn
Charles River Center
Fundraiser for Camp Fund
Newton-Wellesley Thrift Shop
Wellesley Community Center
New WSL Barn
Wellesley Historical Society
About the Wellesley Service League
Provisional and active members of the Wellesley Service League provide volunteer services to the following community organizations:
Barton Road Girls
An after school program is held once per month at Barton Road to provide interesting, fun and community building activities for school aged girls. Program is developed by Barton Road Girls Committee Chairs and supervised by Service League members at each meeting date. Healthy snacks are also provided by Service League members for the program.
Barton Road Boys
An after school program is held once per month at Barton Road to provide interesting, fun and community building activities for school aged boys. Program is developed by Barton Road Boys Committee Chairs and supervised by Service League members at each meeting date. Healthy snacks are also provided by Service League members for the program.
Charles River ARC
Charles River ARC is a non-profit social service agency providing advocacy and services to people with disabilities. Service League members assist with a variety of vocational work programs two times per week on location.
Charles River Art
The Art program at Charles River ARC offers our members time to help with creative arts activities developed for people with disabilities. This program is offered twice a week.
Charles River Music
The music program is another service we provide to Charles River ARC. It is scheduled once a week where our members assist with music sessions and musical activities organized for people with disabilities.
Dish and Deliver
Wellesley Service League members work with the Ellie Fund and Dream Dinners to deliver meals to women who are cancer patients within the Boston area.
The Wellesley Service League sponsors one fundraising event each year to benefit the Wellesley Friendly Aid Camp Fund. Every summer dozens of children who otherwise would not have the opportunity to attended day camp are awarded this experience thanks to the Wellesley Service League as primary sponsor, along with other civic organizations and donors. Nearly fifty years old, The Camp Program is managed by Wellesley Friendly Aid. Service League members, with the direction of the Fundraiser Committee Chairs, organize, plan, and coordinate the annual event.
Men's Group Program
Our members participate in weekly meetings for senior men to enjoy informational programs, excursions and other activities and assist in driving the men when necessary.
Wellesley Service League members volunteer twice during the week to shelve library books, mainly in the Children’s Room.
Newton Wellesley Hospital Friendly Hospital Tours
This long standing tradition establishes a schedule of visits and formal tours of the hospital for Wellesley elementary school kindergarten classes. Wellesley Service League Committee Chairs oversee the program, integrating age appropriate information about the hospital and some of the interesting departments into the tours. Tours are conducted by Committee Chairs and Service League members. Parents and teachers of the visiting class also attend.
Newton Wellesley Hospital Thrift Shop
Another long standing service to the Hospital, Wellesley Service League members assist Thrift Shop staff with sorting, tagging, and selling merchandise in the Shop to raise funds for the Women's Auxiliary of the Hospital.
American Red Cross
When blood drives are needed, Wellesley Service League members volunteer at the site of the drive to assist in registering donors and providing support to the organization of the effort the day of the drive.
Service League members support the Food Pantry twice a week by participating in weekly food pickups at local grocers, sorting and stocking food at the Food Pantry and making deliveries to recipient families.
Wellesley Service League members participate as guest ushers during the Wellesley Symphony concert season.
During the flu clinic season, members are trained to man the phone banks, as well as to register recipients on the days that flu clinics take place in Wellesley.
Our Toy Shop is a three month long endeavor which includes toy collection, toy cleaning and packaging for distribution, and a two day toy 'sale' for families supported by Wellesley Friendly Aid.
Friendship Circle Clerical
As a part of the Friendship Circle program for senior woman, the Clerical function is responsible for scheduling ladies attendance at Friendship Circle Program meetings, and arranging and confirming transportation provided by our members to and from the events for the ladies.
Friendship Circle Program
Our members participate in weekly social meetings for senior woman to enjoy companionship, programs, excursions and other enjoyable activities.
The House Committee coordinates the logistics for the League's general monthly and Board meetings, administers sign up for refreshments for the general meetings and schedules a clean-up around the Wellesley Friendly Aid property for September, December, and May.
Wellesley Historical Society
Wellesley Service League members work once a week in the Toll House Shop, located in the Wellesley Historical Society House, and help sell the gently used donated items.