Transforming Lives  •  Strengthening Community

Philanthropic Programs

Providing Christmas gifts for residents in care centers

Care Center Support

Being Remembered
Feeling Loved

Kids growing organic lettuce

Eating Healthy

Connects Kids
to Healthy Food

Summer scholarships for high school students

Enrichment Scholarships

Prepares for Future

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Books and Beyond

Equal Knowledge

Providing clothing for students in need

School Bell®

New Clothes Build
Self Confidence

Year in Review


 K-12 students
clothed in
Whatcom County 


in scholarships
awarded to students
in Whatcom County


 books donated through
Books and Beyond

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Assistance League of Bellingham’s 2023-2024 Board Members Installed

Assistance League of Bellingham’s 2023-2024 board members were recently installed at our regular monthly meeting at Grace Center.  

Assistance League of Bellingham Receives $1500 Donation From Bellingham Bay Rotary Club

Mark Turner, Bellingham Bay Rotary Club, presents Mary Margaret Leu of Assistance League of Bellingham with a donation of $1,500 for our Enrichment Scholarship Program.

Whatcom Talk Article…Thrifting is Eco-Friendly

Please click on the link to view our latest Whatcom Talk Article, Thrifting is Eco-Friendly.    

Sock Drive a Success!

We are so thankful for the generous donations by each individual and each business to our Sock Drive.Over the two weeks of our sock drive, we were excited and grateful to daily watch our large trunk fill with an abundance of socks of all colors and sizes. The final day brought happy smiles! Our goal […]

Thrift & Gift Wins “Best Thrift Store” in Cascadia Daily News – Readers’ Choice Awards

Thank you so much to the readers of Cascadia Daily News for voting us BEST THRIFT STORE in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Assistance League of Bellingham is honored to have served our community for 41 years.

Support Assistance League of Bellingham Through eBay for Charity

Did you know that Assistance League of Bellingham sells items on ebay for charity? Click on the ebay image on this page to view items available for sale…        


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