Philanthropic Programs

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.

Operation School Bell® – Teen Retail

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

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.

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!

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!

Empowering Youth

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

Project Hearing

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

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.

2017-18 Statistics

686

thousand dollars returned to Ada County

21.1

thousand people served in Ada County

57.6

thousand hours volunteered

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Cinderella’s Closet Opening For Prom Season on 3/30

Cinderella’s Closet will be renting dresses and tuxedos for Prom starting on March 30th. Hours: — Wednesdays 4/3, 4/10, 4/17 & 4/24 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. — Saturdays 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 & 4/27 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See our Cinderella’s Closet page for more details.

Open House 3/5

Please join us for an open house for prospective members on Tuesday March 5, 5 to 7 p.m., in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Store on Glenwood across from Hawk’s Stadium. Tours of Operation School Bell “store” and Thrift Shop as well as refreshments will be available. Bring a friend and/or encourage interested […]

Assistance League coming to Canyon County!

Assistance League of Boise is looking to expand to Canyon County and offer programs such as Operation School Bell® and Baby Bundles.  An organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 in the Lecture Hall at Ridgevue High School (18800 Madison Rd, Nampa). The initial outreach will serve students and families residing […]

Free Wigs for Cancer Patients

Our newest project …  Assistance League of Boise has free wigs for cancer patients while supplies last.  Come choose from our large selection of wigs in all colors on Saturdays from noon to 3:00 in our Philanthropic Center located at 5831 N Glenwood St (across from Hawk’s Stadium). Or call for an appointment at 208-377-4327. […]

Operation School Bell – Elementary Complete!

Operation School Bell – Elementary clothed 3,656 K-6th graders throughout Ada County during the 2018-19 school year!  Thank you to all our grantors, donors and members that helped make it possible!

Nagel Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks The John F. Nagel Foundation for their generous grant to Operation School Bell – Elementary and Operation School Bell – Teen Retail to help us provide clothing to children in need.

News & Events

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  • Events
  • News

Cinderella’s Closet Opening For Prom Season on 3/30

Cinderella’s Closet will be renting dresses and tuxedos for Prom starting on March 30th. Hours: — Wednesdays 4/3, 4/10, 4/17 & 4/24 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. — Saturdays 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 & 4/27 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See our Cinderella’s Closet page for more details.

Open House 3/5

Please join us for an open house for prospective members on Tuesday March 5, 5 to 7 p.m., in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Store on Glenwood across from Hawk’s Stadium. Tours of Operation School Bell “store” and Thrift Shop as well as refreshments will be available. Bring a friend and/or encourage interested […]

Assistance League coming to Canyon County!

Assistance League of Boise is looking to expand to Canyon County and offer programs such as Operation School Bell® and Baby Bundles.  An organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 in the Lecture Hall at Ridgevue High School (18800 Madison Rd, Nampa). The initial outreach will serve students and families residing […]

Free Wigs for Cancer Patients

Our newest project …  Assistance League of Boise has free wigs for cancer patients while supplies last.  Come choose from our large selection of wigs in all colors on Saturdays from noon to 3:00 in our Philanthropic Center located at 5831 N Glenwood St (across from Hawk’s Stadium). Or call for an appointment at 208-377-4327. […]

Operation School Bell – Elementary Complete!

Operation School Bell – Elementary clothed 3,656 K-6th graders throughout Ada County during the 2018-19 school year!  Thank you to all our grantors, donors and members that helped make it possible!

Nagel Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks The John F. Nagel Foundation for their generous grant to Operation School Bell – Elementary and Operation School Bell – Teen Retail to help us provide clothing to children in need.

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in Ada County.
Assistance League of Boise is now welcoming new members at any time.

Visit Our Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop is our primary source of funding for our philanthropic programs.  We are proud of our reputation as one of the best and friendliest thrift shops in the Treasure Valley.  Our members work hard to make sure the merchandise is always good quality, clean, and priced fairly.

Shop Information

Address:

5825 N Glenwood St
Garden City, ID 83714
(across from Boise Hawks Stadium)

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Monday mornings and Holidays

Call:  (208) 377-4327, ext. 206 or 1

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