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Being Remembered
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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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Save the Date! Assistance League’s Annual Yule Boutique is November 5th

SAVE THE DATE! Assistance League of Bellingham’s annual Yule Boutique is Saturday, November 5th. It will once again be held at Grace Center, Trinity Lutheran Church. Member volunteers always have a good time visiting as they prepare Christmas decorations for the upcoming sale.

College Student Discount Days Coming to Assistance League’s Thrift & Gift Shop

Assistance League of Bellingham’s Thrift & Gift Shop is holding College Student Discount Days in September. On two Saturdays, Sept, 17 and 24, college students who show a valid student ID will receive 20% off all items in our shop. Students…now is a great time to buy clothing, furniture, housewares, linens, dishes and pots and pans […]

Assistance League of Bellingham Participates in Bellingham Public Schools “Back to School” Block Party

Operation School Bell (OSB) is an Assistance League of Bellingham Program that recently partnered with the Bellingham Public Schools to answer questions and be of assistance to the families inquiring about the OSB program. We provide school clothes for students in need once the School Districts determine who qualifies for our assistance. Each approved student […]

Whatcom Talk August Article: Assistance League of Bellingham: Expectations and Reality

Assistance League of Bellingham: Expectations and Reality

40th Anniversary Sale / Customer Appreciation Day a Huge Success!

A huge thank you to our customers for their fantastic support at our 40th Anniversary Storewide Sale last Saturday! We love our customers… ❤️   Our Thrift & Gift Shop is our main fundraiser for our programs in Whatcom County.

Books and Beyond Program Donates Books for Back to School Block Party

Our Books and Beyond program donated 300 books to the Lion’s Club who will hand them out on August 20th at the Back to School Block Party at Bellingham High School.


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