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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National Thrift Shop Day

Come celebrate National Thrift Shop Day with us on August 17th.  Everything in the store will be 50% off!  

Winter Clearance Parking Lot Sale

Visit us August 19th & 20th for our Winter Clearance Parking Lot Sale. Parking Lot Prices Include: Pant Suits $5, ALL Wool Rack $6, Men’s Long Sleeve Shirts $2, Men’s Suits $2.50, Women’s Sweaters $3, Jogging Suits $5 Men’s Vests $3.50, Women’s Winter PJs $2, Pants $3, More to come. PARK & Shop a LOT!

New Thrift Shop Receiving Hours

Our Thrift Shop Receiving Hours for donations have changed: Monday & Tuesday 1 PM – 3 PM, Thursday – Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM, Closed Wednesdays, Sundays and holidays.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • All
  • Events
  • News

National Thrift Shop Day

Come celebrate National Thrift Shop Day with us on August 17th.  Everything in the store will be 50% off!  

Winter Clearance Parking Lot Sale

Visit us August 19th & 20th for our Winter Clearance Parking Lot Sale. Parking Lot Prices Include: Pant Suits $5, ALL Wool Rack $6, Men’s Long Sleeve Shirts $2, Men’s Suits $2.50, Women’s Sweaters $3, Jogging Suits $5 Men’s Vests $3.50, Women’s Winter PJs $2, Pants $3, More to come. PARK & Shop a LOT!

New Thrift Shop Receiving Hours

Our Thrift Shop Receiving Hours for donations have changed: Monday & Tuesday 1 PM – 3 PM, Thursday – Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM, Closed Wednesdays, Sundays and holidays.

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