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

2,285

students clothed in Whatcom County community

$55,717

in scholarships
awarded to students
in Whatcom County

550

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

News & Events

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Assistance League Makes Face Masks for Community

Driven by our strong belief that everyone in the Whatcom community should lead a healthy and secure life, the members of Assistance League of Bellingham have joined the Whatcom County effort to make face masks to help protect medical and social workers. We have pulled together all the supplies we can find from our Thrift […]

Support Assistance League Through eBay Purchases

Remember that our Thrift Shop has an active eBay presence which is continuing even though our Thrift & Gift Shop is closed. To find us on eBay, go to the eBay main page and at the far right upper corner, click the small word “advanced” which is next to the larger word “search”.  The next […]

Thrift & Gift Shop Unable to Accept Donations at this time

Due to the COV-19 Pandemic, our Thrift & Gift Shop is closed until April 28th. We are unable to accept donations at this time. We regret that any items left in the alley behind our shop will be put into the trash. Please save your donations and bring them in when the shop reopens. Thank […]

Whatcom Talk features our Thrift & Gift Shop

Assistance League of Bellingham recently joined Whatcom Talk, which shares stories about what it’s like to live, work, and play in Whatcom County. Click on this Whatcom Talk link to learn “Where Can You Get a Good Deal and Do a Good Deed?” Our first “Local Talk” features our Thrift & Gift Shop and a very special customer and […]

Enrichment Scholarship Program Funds Awarded

Assistance League of Bellingham is pleased to announce that students in 28 middle schools and 60 high schools in Whatcom County received summer enrichment scholarships in March. Nearly $60,000 in scholarships will go toward the tuition for qualifying summer programs in 2020. AWARDEES: Please email espchair@albham.org to make arrangements for your scholarship payments. Thank you! Awardee […]

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