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Assistance League® takes Florida by storm, National Conference a huge success

Hundreds of Assistance League members from around the country converged in Orlando September 3-7 for an opportunity to inspire innovative approaches to community volunteerism through networking, educational sessions and motivational presentations by keynote speakers.

But the 52nd annual National Conference was not business as usual. More...

Assistance League Participates in Make A Difference Day for Third Year

This October 25th, millions of volunteers across the nation will unite with a common mission - to improve the lives of others. For more than 20 years, USA WEEKEND Magazine, in collaboration with Points of Light, has brought you Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service. For the third year in a row, Assistance League chapters across America will collect new children's books to promote literacy.  More...

Thrift Shop Road Trip in Land of Enchantment

The Road Trip is in New Mexico - the Land of Enchantment and El Paso, TX.  Albuquerque's Thrift shop offers good quality, gently used items such as women's and men's clothing, shoes, sports equipment, baby items, books, electronics, furniture, home décor, cameras, toys, jewelry and housewares. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10-4 and the first Sunday of the month, the shop is open noon to 4. A Red Tag section features designer clothing. Weekly tag sales are popular. The community donates all items and the shop funds the philanthropic programs. Assistance League of Albuquerque member-volunteers staff the Thrift Shop. Upcoming special sales include Halloween Shop opening October 14, Ye Olde Christmas Faire on November 8 with Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe opening November 11. Save the date for "Antique or Unique" -- March 29, 2015. The chapter runs a second shop as a program -- The Blue Portal Gift Shop. More...

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Click on MAP to see locations and contact information for our 120 chapters and 98 thrift shops, consignment shops, program shops and gift shops.

Quick Facts

In 2012-2013 $38+ million returned to local communities; 1.5 million people assisted; 26,000 member volunteers in 120 chapters who contributed 3.2+ million service hours; Operation School Bell assisted 330,815 children last year and nearly 4 million since 1958.

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