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The THRIFT HOUSE is CLOSED through June 6th for our annual inventory accounting. We will reopen June 7th.

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Operation Wish List

Assistance League Scholarships


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Assault Survivor Kits®

2021-2022 Successes Amidst a Global Pandemic

  52,750 hours of volunteer work
  6,838 children and teens provided with brand-new clothing
  63 Austin Community College students received an ALA scholarship
  179 families received emergency support needs
  $70,050 of instructional material and equipment supported 2282 children
  225 adolescents comforted with items from our Assault Survivor Kits®

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Operation Wish List Delivery to Blake Manor Elementary

Operation Wish List (OWL), a program of Assistance League of Austin, selects a school in need of community support each year and purchases items requested by the staff of the elementary school to enhance student learning and success. This year, the Assistance League of Austin is dedicating more than $40,000 to Manor ISD school Blake […]

Outreach Program Assists Refugees from Ukraine

We are so grateful for the $25,000 our grants committee received from the Kendra Scott Foundation. Specifically intended for our Outreach Program to assist in resettling refugees from Ukraine, the grant enabled these families to shop for furniture, household goods, and clothing through ALA‘s Thrift House. Outreach also used its funding to purchase additional items […]

Scholarship Program Honored

The Austin Community College Board of Trustees honored ALA at their December board meeting, recognizing our scholarship program for providing the most scholarships of any non-profit organization this year, as well as our long history of funding education. We contributed $186,000 to the Austin Community College Foundation, enabling us to fund 97 scholarships this year.  […]


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