Assistance League of Bakersfield is a nonprofit 501(c)(3). Your contributions are fully tax-deductible. We are an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff, therefore your contribution is maximized. All donations stay in Kern County, benefiting adults and children in need through our philanthropic programs. Your gifts are greatly appreciated.
Your Contribution, Small or Large, Will Make a Difference!
We are proud to be a GuideStar Exchange Gold Participant! Click on the GuideStar logo to review the Nonprofit Report on Assistance League of Bakersfield provided by GuideStar Exchange.
Contributions can be made by check. You may also use the United Way donor-designated program at your workplace.
Please mail checks to:
Assistance League of Bakersfield
P.O. Box 2286
Bakersfield, CA 93303-2286
Donations may also be made through Paypal.
The Chez Noël Holiday Home Tour is the signature annual fundraising event for Assistance League of Bakersfield. It is held on the first Friday and Saturday of December. This fundraiser has been held for 24 years and it has become an anticipated event in the community.
Three local spectacularly decorated homes are selected to showcase. These homes are beautiful in their own right but are also lavishly decorated for the Christmas season. Ticket holders have the privilege to enter these homes and view all the special touches and care each homeowner has created in transforming their home for the holidays.
Ticket purchase includes entry to the docent-led tours of homes as well as entrance to the Chez Noël Boutique, held in the chapter meeting room. Vendors from the community offer Christmas items, jewelry, clothing, specialty items, and our very own member-made pomegranate jelly, peanut brittle, and English toffee. Also, our community partner, Starbucks, provides coffee and a snack.
The Assistance League of Bakersfield’s Bargain Box Thrift Store is decorated for the season, with a fully stocked store of wonderful items for sale. The Boutique and thrift store is at the same location, making this an all-day event.
Bargain Box Thrift Shop Donations
Proceeds from our Bargain Box Thrift Shop help fund our philanthropic programs. Bring your donations of new or gently-used items to our Bargain Box Thrift Shop located at 1924 Q Street, Bakersfield, California. Stay to shop. We offer quality merchandise at affordable prices.
Each spring, Assistance League of Bakersfield sponsors Clothe-A-Child, a fundraiser by mail, asking for donations to buy new clothes for disadvantaged children in grades kindergarten through sixth. The clothes purchased are distributed through Operation School Bell®.
If you would like to be added to the Clothe-A-Child mailing list, click the button below and complete the contact form. Please indicate that you wish to be added to the Clothe-A-Child mailing list.
Grants from Corporations and Foundations
Assistance League of Bakersfield’s Grants Committee writes proposals to support our philanthropic programs. Grants are especially helpful during this time of great need throughout our community.
Donations may be made to honor the memory of a loved one or celebrate significant events. We will send a card to the person or family you have chosen to honor. Gift amounts are not listed.