National Charity League, Inc.
Santa Ynez Chapter
"To foster the mother-daughter relationship as we work to serve our community through philanthropy endeavors and chapter responsibilities, develop an awareness of charity beyond the family sphere, expand leadership qualities, improve personal character, and experience the unique cultural diversity of the Santa Ynez Valley."
What is National Charity League?
For more than 50 years, National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) has thrived as one of the nation’s most distinctive and well-respected mother-daughter membership organizations. NCL is committed to the development of its members as leaders, and is dedicated to volunteerism and supporting philanthropies through hands-on activities in local communities. NCL holds strong the traditions of the past, which are honored through cultural education and awareness. NCL, Inc. was established in Los Angeles, California in 1925, and incorporated in 1958. Annually NCL members from coast to coast volunteer approximately one million hands-on hours in local communities.
Who are the members of National Charity League?
Members are mothers and daughters in grades 7-12 who are committed to the mission and vision of NCL and who believe in the organization’s core values.
What are the organization’s core values? National Charity League, Inc. stands for:
• Honoring the mother-daughter bond
by together learning, growing and modeling responsibility and graciousness
• Empowering women with the skills and confidence to lead
• Nurturing through mentorship
• Inspiring a legacy of social awareness and compassion
• Providing depth of support in local communities
• Integrity and excellence in everything we do
Where is National Charity League?
NCL, Inc. National Headquarters is located in Costa Mesa, CA. Currently NCL has 202 Chapters that thrive in 23 states. The National organization and each of its Chapters is its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation run by a Board of Directors. Locally, the Santa Ynez Chapter was founded in 1992 and currently has 146 members. The chapter meets 7 times a year in various locations throughout the valley. We support 14 local philanthropies and one National Philanthropy:
American Cancer Society
Buellton Senior Center
Elverhoj Museum of History & Art
People Helping People
SYV Historical Society
SYV Youth Recreation
Solvang/Buellton Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 412 Santa Ynez, CA 93460