The Organization

Welcome to National Charity League, Inc. For more than 50 years, National Charity League, Inc. (NCL), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has thrived as one of the nation’s most distinctive and well-respected mother-daughter membership organizations. Today, NCL has over 196 Chapters with more than 55,000 actively engaged members – women and daughters in grades 7 through 12 – in 23 states.

In fact, ours is the only such volunteer force of its kind serving local communities around the United States.

Annually, NCL members volunteer approximately one million hands-on hours in local communities, and as many or more supporting their own non-profit Chapter corporation.

NCL mother and daughter members from coast to coast volunteered a cumulative total of 1,325,272 hands-on hours directly with not-for-profit philanthropic organizations in their communities in the 2013-2014 fiscal year alone. Using the 2010 published statistic that each volunteer hour is worth $21.36, NCL Chapters provided a value of $28,307,810 to communities nationwide!

Our Unique Mission

Our mission is to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. 

Our Vision

Through the mother-daughter relationship, National Charity League will develop strong women leaders serving and impacting communities today and for generations to come.

We believe in these Core Values:

  • 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

Our Commitment

We are committed to the development of our members as leaders and are dedicated to community support, consistently improving local communities through hands-on volunteerism.   We hold strong the traditions of the past, which we honor through cultural education and awareness.  We were established in Los Angeles, California in 1925, and incorporated in 1958. 

To learn more about our history, click here.

We invite you to explore more about NCL, Inc. on this website and hope you’ll consider membership.




"Having my daughters bloom with me along the path has made this one of life's best experiences. I love National Charity League."

Dawn Georgious, Patroness
Almaden Blossom Valley Chapter

Proud Partners.

NCL, Inc. is proud
to partner with
Nordstrom Inc.

$50,000 received:

Kappa Delta Sorority gives
NCL, Inc., a grant to support leadership development programs.


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