Transforming Lives  •  Strengthening Community

Philanthropic Programs

Providing Christmas gifts for residents in care centers

Care Center Support

Being Remembered • Feeling Loved

Summer scholarships for high school students

Enrichment Scholarships

Education • Preparing for Future

Providing clothing for students in need

Operation
School Bell®

New Clothes • Self Confidence

Providing emergency clothing for ER patients

Hospital Patient Support

New Clothes • Dignity • Comfort

Year in Review

2,225

students clothed in Whatcom County community

$55,917

in scholarships
awarded to students
in Whatcom County

650

 ER patients received
emergency clothing
at Peace Health 

News & Events

What’s New at the Shop this Week?

Don’t miss the spectacular 4th of July displays at the shop this week…includes clothing, home decor and party items!       Thrift & Gift Shop Sales: June 18-22 50% off: * Clear, Colorless Glassware * Women’s Knit Tops & Blouses * Men’s Knit Shirts & Woven Shirts 75% off  * Anything with Gray tags or stickers Bargain […]

Announcing the New Website!

Welcome to Assistance League of Bellingham’s new website! We are so excited to offer a new look and more services for you. Learn about our chapter and how we support our four philanthropic programs in Whatcom County. As you view each page on the website, don’t miss the following features: Shoppers News-get weekly posts about […]

Care Center Residents Receive Birthday Cards

As a member of the Care Center Support Committee, Carol Robertson sends birthday cards to residents of care centers in Whatcom County. “I joined Assistance League in 1997, leaving the Everett chapter which I joined in 1975.  Arriving in Bellingham, I was a full time member, and enjoyed working at the thrift shop. I can no […]

Lighthearted Fun at our Fashion Show and Luncheon

The 6th Annual Assistance League Fashion Show “Struttin’ into Spring” was held at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club on April 13th, 2019. A delectable champagne and filet mignon lunch was served.  The event has become a springtime hit with the socially minded, well dressed set attracting a sell out crowd of over 200. Several […]

Enrichment Scholarship Program Requirements

Assistance League of Bellingham offers Summer Enrichment Scholarship opportunities to Whatcom County students who are currently enrolled in grades 6-11 in a public school (or are home-schooled with a public school affiliation).  Private school students do not qualify and students who are related to an Assistance League member may not apply for a scholarship. The scholarships […]

Scoring Enrichment Scholarship Applications

Each Enrichment Scholarship Program application is reviewed, evaluated and scored by at least two committee members, sometimes three. The scoring rubric consists of a total of 60 points divided into three areas. The students can earn up to 20 points for the content of their essay and up to 20 points for writing skills such […]

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