Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

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, junior high and 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.

HY Hope

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

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.

Pilot Program

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.

2018-19 Statistics

635

thousand dollars returned to Ada County

20.1

thousand people served in Ada County

60.3

thousand hours volunteered

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Upcoming Thrift Shop Special Events

Please join us for these upcoming events. Holiday Open House — November 11th, Mistletoe House — November 27th through November 29th, Black Friday — November 27th, Small Business Day — November 30th.

Support us with Fred Meyer Rewards

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Do you shop at Fred Meyer stores? They have a community plan that can earn Assistance League of Boise donations! All you need is a Fred Meyer Rewards card! If […]

Voted 2nd Best Resale Store!

Assistance League of Boise’s Thrift Store was voted 2nd place in the 2020 Best of Treasure Valley survey by Idaho Statesman readers. Come visit our shop on Glenwood across from Hawks Stadium.  Proceeds from our Thrift Shop sales fund our philanthropies that benefit those in need in Ada County.  Donations are always welcome!

Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. Awards Grants

Assistance League of Boise thanks the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. for their generous grants for Operation School Bell in Ada County and Canyon County.  Thank you for helping us provide clothing to children in need!

National Thrift Shop & Customer Appreciation Days!

Celebrating You and National Thrift Shop Day …  All Week!  August 19th – 22nd, from 10:00 – 4:00.  50% off everything in the store!

Thrift Shop Open with Temporary Hours

Our Thrift Shop is open with shortened temporary hours! Hours Starting August 3rd: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 – 4:00.  Receiving donations during business hours AND Mondays and Tuesdays 1:00 – 4:00. To adhere to the current opening phase for Idaho, the following steps are being required:  masks are required, 6 feet separation is required, limited […]

News & Events

  • All
  • Events
  • News

Upcoming Thrift Shop Special Events

Please join us for these upcoming events. Holiday Open House — November 11th, Mistletoe House — November 27th through November 29th, Black Friday — November 27th, Small Business Day — November 30th.

Support us with Fred Meyer Rewards

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Do you shop at Fred Meyer stores? They have a community plan that can earn Assistance League of Boise donations! All you need is a Fred Meyer Rewards card! If […]

Voted 2nd Best Resale Store!

Assistance League of Boise’s Thrift Store was voted 2nd place in the 2020 Best of Treasure Valley survey by Idaho Statesman readers. Come visit our shop on Glenwood across from Hawks Stadium.  Proceeds from our Thrift Shop sales fund our philanthropies that benefit those in need in Ada County.  Donations are always welcome!

Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. Awards Grants

Assistance League of Boise thanks the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. for their generous grants for Operation School Bell in Ada County and Canyon County.  Thank you for helping us provide clothing to children in need!

National Thrift Shop & Customer Appreciation Days!

Celebrating You and National Thrift Shop Day …  All Week!  August 19th – 22nd, from 10:00 – 4:00.  50% off everything in the store!

Thrift Shop Open with Temporary Hours

Our Thrift Shop is open with shortened temporary hours! Hours Starting August 3rd: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 – 4:00.  Receiving donations during business hours AND Mondays and Tuesdays 1:00 – 4:00. To adhere to the current opening phase for Idaho, the following steps are being required:  masks are required, 6 feet separation is required, limited […]

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in our communities.
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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