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

Connecting Kids
to Healthy Food

Summer scholarships for high school students

Enrichment Scholarships

Preparing for Future

Hospital Patient Support

Hospital Patient Support

New Clothes
Dignity • Comfort

Providing clothing for students in need

School Bell®

New Clothes
Self Confidence

Year in Review


 students clothed in Whatcom County community


in scholarships
awarded to students
in Whatcom County


 ER patients received
emergency clothing at
St. Joseph’s Hospital 

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Don’t Miss Assistance League’s Popular Yule Boutique, Nov. 6th

Check out the wonderful sorcerer hats that will be available for sale at Assistance League’s Yule Boutique. Come early…they won’t last long! This annual fundraiser supports our five community programs in Whatcom County. Yule Boutique: Saturday, November 6th, 9-3 pm Grace Center at Trinity Lutheran Church 2408 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham 98225 Free Parking…bring a friend.   […]

WA State Bag Ban Begins October 1, 2021

In compliance with WA State bag requirements, beginning October 1, 2021, Assistance League’s Thrift & Gift Shop must charge a mandatory 8 cent fee for the following: 1. Large recyclable paper bags 2. Reusable think plastic film bags Help protect the environment and reduce plastic litter, use reusable bags. BRING YOUR BAG AND NEVER PAY THE BAG […]

Books and Beyond – Newest Assistance League of Bellingham Program

Books and Beyond, formed in 2021, is the newest program of Assistance League of Bellingham serving preschool through 12th grade.  The purpose of this program is to coordinate with local school districts as well as other local non-profits for the promotion of literacy programs. The program is divided into two segments; some members tutor children […]

Eating Healthy Program Fills Another Need In Our Community

Assistance League of Bellingham Fills Another Need In Our Community

Thrift & Gift Shop Customer Appreciation Day August 14th

Join us for our Customer Appreciation Day! Everything in our Thrift & Gift Shop is 50% off. One day only, Saturday, August 14th. Thank you to our loyal customers for supporting Assistance League of Bellingham. Our Thrift Shop is our main fundraiser for our five philanthropic programs.  

Assistance League Holding Kids’ Book Drive, Aug. 5-14

WANTED…USED KIDS’ BOOKS! Assistance League of Bellingham Literacy Committee is holding a Book Drive to benefit Interfaith Coalition’s “KIDS NEED BOOKS” program. Bring kids used books (for any age, but board books are especially needed) to our Thrift & Gift Shop, 2817 Meridian Street, Bellingham, Aug. 5-14.  We are open Thursday-Saturday, 10-5 pm. The books […]


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