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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Thrift & Gift Shop Temporarily Closed

For everyone’s health and safety we are TEMPORARILY CLOSED.  We will reopen when it is safe to do so. Thank you for understanding.  

Whatcom Talk: Care Center Support Program Still Helping During Pandemic

Assistance League’s Care Center Support Program Brightens the Spirits of Local Residents

Did You Know?

Following special Covid guidelines, Assistance League’s  Hospital Patient Support program started again this fall after being suspended from March 2019-Sept. 2020 due to the Pandemic. Delci, program chair, reports that since the program resumed in October, 100 items of clothing which include sweatshirts and sweatpants, have been delivered to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital. We are […]

Whatcom Talk October Article: What is Assistance League of Bellingham’s Hospital Patient Support program?

Learn about Assistance League of Bellingham’s  Hospital Patient Support program, which has served Peace Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center patients since 1999—and how you can assist by shopping at ALB’s Thrift & Gift Shop. Read more…  

WhatcomTalk Story Features Operation School Bell Program

These young kindergarten through 12th grade students are still growing. The clothes and shoes they wore last year, or even last month, most likely won’t fit anymore. Everyone knows what it is like to wear something that doesn’t fit comfortably. It’s hard to concentrate when your pants are creeping up your leg or your shoes are pinching your toes. […]

Thrift Shop New DONATION Hours Effective October 1st

Beginning Thursday, October 1st, our new donation hours are Thursday and Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm. Thank you for your support and understanding!


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