• Storewide Sale a Huge Success

    Anniversary Sale a Huge Success

    Our Storewide Anniversary Sale was a huge success. What a day it was! Thanks tremendously for your fantastic support… In case you didn’t know, our Thrift & Gift Shop is our main fundraiser for our four community programs.

  • Sock Drive for Whatcom County Kids Feb 18 -29

    Sock Drive for Whatcom County Kids in Need, February 18 – 29

    Support our Sock Drive for Whatcom County kids in need. Assistance League of Bellingham is collecting new socks in all sizes at our Thrift & Gift Shop from February 18 – 29. Drop NEW socks in our big “sock trunk” at the shop. Enter to win a $10 Thrift &

  • Enrichment Scholarship Applications available on our website

    Enrichment Scholarship Program Applications Now Available

    Whatcom County students….wondering what to do this summer? Enrichment Scholarship Program applications are now available on this website! The Enrichment Scholarship Program provides over $50,000 in summer scholarships to middle and high school public school students in Whatcom County.  Students may apply for summer enrichment camps in a variety of areas

  • Sign up to receive Shoppers News emails

    Sign-up for Shoppers News!

    Subscribe to receive Thrift & Gift Shop updates sent to your email and be the first to learn WHAT’S NEW! at our shop. On the Thrift Shop page on this website, sign up for “Shoppers News” and each week you will receive an email with information about the weekly sales

  • Lynden’s “Pieceable Quilters” Guild Donates to Care Center Support Program

    Assistance League of Bellingham was thrilled to receive a wonderful donation of 52 beautifully made quilts from Lynden’s “Pieceable Quilters” Guild.  The quilts will be a delightful addition to the Christmas gifts given this year in our Care Center Support program.  Each Christmas, residents in care centers who have no

  • Assistance League Member with Christmas Tree

    Assistance League Sponsors Christmas Tree in “Deck the Old City Hall” Event

    Assistance League of Bellingham sponsored one of the many beautifully decorated trees at the annual Deck the Old City Hall event held on December 6, 2019. It was a very festive evening and all of the trees looked fabulous! The wonderful music that night was provided by The Thomas Harris

  • Student receiving clothing from Operation School Bell Program

    Operation School Bell Program Clothes 2276 Students in October

    Assistance League of Bellingham’s philanthropic program, OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®, clothed 2276 Whatcom County students in October. Nine clothing times were offered to qualifying K-12 students in the eight school districts. Students were registered at each school district by the School Coordinators to shop at the Target Store at the Bellis

  • Operation Schol Bell partners with Target

    Don’t miss this video interview with Assistance League member volunteer, Christy Dahms

    Assistance League volunteer member volunteer, Christy Dahms, was recently interviewed about our Operation School Bell program by Tony Jukich, Hello Bellingham editor. Click on this link to our Operation School Bell page to watch the video and learn more about our signature program and what positive effects it has on the

  • Operation School Bell at Target

    “Hello Bellingham” Twitter Post Features Operation School Bell

    Great work by Christy Dahms and her PR elves resulted in very positive coverage of this year’s Assistance League’s OPERATION SCHOOL BELL activities. Check out the Twitter story and photos carried by Hello Bellingham at the link below. Hello Bellingham on Twitter: “@ALNational Operation School Bell partners with two local

  • The Co-op supported us with their SEEDS program.

    Bellingham Co-op Supports Assistance League

    Thank you to both Bellingham Co-Op locations for choosing Assistance League as the local nonprofit to receive 2% of their sales on October 19th. Your support helps finance our four community programs serving Whatcom County residents If you didn’t get a chance to shop at the Co-op on October 19th,