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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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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!

Did You Know?

Operation School Bell® is the signature program of National Assistance League. Our chapter works with school coordinators and partners with Bellis Fair Mall and Target to clothe K-12 public school students. Teen Team partners with Fred Meyer to clothe homeless, unaccompanied and emancipated high school youth. In our 2019-2020 fiscal year, ending May 31, 2020, […]

Support Assistance League of Bellingham! Shop at AmazonSmile.

AmazonSmile has donated over $200 million to charities worldwide! You can help increase AmazonSmile donations to Assistance League of Bellingham by shopping at or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app. Thanks for your support!

Enrichment Scholarship Winner Ella Thompson Produces Comedy Inspired Short Film at NY Film Academy

Enrichment Scholarship Program winner Ella Thompson produced this noir-inspired comedy short film while attending an online summer camp offered by the New York Film Academy. SHORT NOIR FILM: Believing is Seeing  

Thrift & Gift Shop Donation Information

THANK YOU for the wonderful donations we have been receiving at our Thrift & Gift Shop. We appreciate your support. ❤️ Please know that even though our hours for donations are Thursday and Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm, WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT DONATIONS UNTIL WE ARE FULL and have no more room to […]


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