Chapter News



the Bay Area – Receives Grant from Moody Methodist Church

The Permanent Endowment Fund of Moody Methodist Church recently awarded Assistance League of the Bay Area a $35,000 Galveston Island grant. Receipt of these funds will allow the chapter to expand its service to additional students of Galveston Independent School District and Mosbacher Odyssey Academy.


Inland North County – To Open Thrift Shop in Escondido

The nonprofit Assistance League of Inland North County is planning to reopen its thrift shop on Tuesday July 14 at 2068 E. Valley Pkwy. From left to right, volunteers Debbie Gemmill, Chapter President Diana Chambers, Sue McLaughlin, Tiffany Bukowski, Barbara Cecelski, and shop manager Liz Kellen. The nonprofit Assistance League of Inland North County is […]



Pasadena – 80-year-old Charity Delivers Fun-care Packages to Local Essential Workers

Assistance League of Pasadena has joined with seven women-owned businesses to distribute “fun” care packages to local essential workers. Items have included everything from key chains to tote bags, socks, banners, and coasters, among others entertaining items.  The women include a note thanking the employees for “working through this crazy time”.  Their missive notes that their items […]


Minneapolis/St. Paul – Reopens Thrift Store

Minnesotans can finally bring the piles accumulating in garages and storage rooms to thrift stores without an hours long wait.  Nearly all of the thrift and secondhand stores are now reopened after stay-home restrictions surrounding the coronavirus forced them to shutter from March to late May. And they now report a more steady flow of […]



Los Altos – Receives Congressional Recognition for COVID Food Relief Program

Anna A. Georges Eshoo, the U.S. Representative from California’s 18th congressional district, serving since 1993read about the Assistance League of Los AltosCovid-19 Food Relief Program from an article in the paper. Here is the link: This was a joint effort by chapter members and the school community to organize this unprecedented effort to help […]



Diablo Valley – Sports Memorabilia OnLine Event at Assistance League Thrift Shop

Sports memorabilia items go quickly, so don’t miss out! Customers who have signed up to be on Assistance League of Diablo Valley’s Thrift-e-Mail list now have a chance to add to their sports memorabilia at reasonable prices. Regular Thrift-e-Mails featuring special merchandise available to “Buy It Now” are also sent to those listed on our […]