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Greater Placer – Fashions on a Budget

Written by Fran Sukut Members of Assistance League of Greater Placer have been highlighting women’s clothing, available in their thrift shop in Auburn, by providing fashion shows, since 2006. As an Assistance League member, I came up with the novel idea and set up the first fashion show. I thought, “Why not go out to […]



Flagstaff – Sally Veazey Named Female Citizen of the Year

Sally Veazey sat in her living room, speaking with pride about the animal trophies that adorned the walls, including bison, bighorn sheep and elk, as the 1964 movie “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” played in the background. Like Molly Brown, Veazey could also be described as “unsinkable.” In February, she will mark 34 years of surviving […]


Santa Clarita – “iCare for Kids” Donates to Local School Kids

The Assistance League Santa Clarita i care for kids program recently worked with LensCrafters to provide eye exams and glasses for eleven local students. LensCrafters employees volunteered their time for this annual event. In its first year the i care program has provided glasses for more than 100 local students. For further information or to donate to this […]



Santa Clarita – Included in “Top Stories of the Year”

by Martha Michael Thirteen-year-old Erica lined up with her father in front of Old Navy Tuesday night, waiting for her turn to enter the store and begin shopping with her $125 voucher. She would use all of the 45 minutes she was allowed, carefully choosing clothes for school that she otherwise would not have been […]



Omaha – Partners with Great Harvest Bread for Toy Donations

Great Harvest Bread will partner with the Assistance League of Omaha by offering a free loaf of bread to anyone bringing a new unwanted Christmas gift to any of their stores Dec. 29 to Jan. 16. Great Harvest will then donate the items to the Assistance League Thrift Shop. All three locations of Great Harvest […]



Long Beach – “Island Fantasy: Caribbean 2015” Fundraiser

Assistance League of Long Beach held its annual fundraiser, “Island Fantasy: Caribbean 2015” on Oct. 25 at the Hotel Maya. More than $75,000 was raised in support of the League’s philanthropic programs. Beautiful island-inspired centerpieces of Banksia Protea with orchids on large green tropical leaves greeted the 450 guests as they entered the Maya Pavilion. […]