Transforming Lives • Strengthening Communities

PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS

Our members love to "dress" kids

Operation School Bell® – Elementary

Elementary school students are brought to Assistance League to “shop” for brand-new clothing.  They all leave with a huge bag of new clothes, wide grins and a renewed sense of confidence.

Students shopping at Teen Retail event

Operation School Bell® – Teen Retail

Middle, junior high and high school students shop for clothing and shoes at a local retail store.

Sample of items provided through Operation School Supplies

Operation School Supplies

School supplies are delivered to Ada County schools so students can start the school year with the same supplies as their classmates.

Two teens excitedly looking through Cinderella's Closet racks of gowns

Cinderella’s Closet

Ada County high school students rent formal wear for a nominal fee.  Prom should be a fairy-tale for all high school students!

Sample of Baby Bundles contents

Baby Bundles

Provides newborn clothing and supplies to families in need in local hospitals.  Every new baby deserves to go home in a new outfit, with diapers and other essentials!

Teen showing some of the contents of his Empowering Youth kit

Empowering Youth

Provides basic household items, nonperishable food, and a handmade quilt to 18-year old youth aging out of foster care.

School staff receiving HY Hope "indie" bags

HY Hope

Provides personal care, kitchen and domestic items to federally designated high school Homeless Unaccompanied Youth in Ada County.

Graduate in cap and gown

Project Hearing

Provides hearing aids, special equipment and educational grants to hearing impaired Ada County residents.

Docents dress as the School teacher and students follow school rules

History in the Bown House

Step back in time and tour this 1879 restored home.  Period dressed volunteers teach real-life, interactive history lessons on how our forefathers lived.

Members showing wigs

Wigs

Provides wigs to anyone suffering from hair loss due to a medical condition.  Get your old look back with a visit to Assistance League of Boise.

YEAR IN REVIEW
2021-22

616

thousand dollars returned to the Treasure Valley

18.9

thousand people served in the Treasure Valley

47.0

thousand hours volunteered

NEWS & EVENTS

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Thrift Shop Closed July 2nd

Our Thrift Shop will be closed July 2nd for the holidays.  No donations will be accepted.

Thrift Shop Receiving Closed July 12th

Our Thrift Shop Receiving will be closed Tuesday July 12th for carpet cleaning.  No donations will be accepted.

Christmas in July!

Ho! Ho! Ho!  Save the Date!  Our annual Christmas in July sale will be held July 20th – 24th in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Shop.  Come see all the Christmas treasures we have!

NEWS & EVENTS

  • All
  • Events
  • News

Thrift Shop Closed July 2nd

Our Thrift Shop will be closed July 2nd for the holidays.  No donations will be accepted.

Thrift Shop Receiving Closed July 12th

Our Thrift Shop Receiving will be closed Tuesday July 12th for carpet cleaning.  No donations will be accepted.

Christmas in July!

Ho! Ho! Ho!  Save the Date!  Our annual Christmas in July sale will be held July 20th – 24th in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Shop.  Come see all the Christmas treasures we have!

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