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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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. […]

#GivingTuesday – Thank You!

Thank you for your support on #GivingTuesday— the Assistance League of Boise appreciates your kindness and generosity. It's not too late to give; donate today at: https://www.assistanceleague.org/boise/donate/givingtuesday.

Thrift Shop Closed

Our Thrift Shop will be closed Monday 12/24 for the holidays.  We will reopen on Tuesday 1/2 at 10:00 AM.  Happy Holidays!

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.  Caldwell Train Depot, 701 Main Street, is hosting an Open House Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7-9 pm for interested folks wanting to get involved! This Open House will provide information about an exciting […]

Operation School Supplies Enjoys Another Successful Year!

This year, Assistance League of Boise delivered over 2,300 boxes of supplies to 80 schools to assist over 13,000 students throughout Ada County.  Many thanks to our volunteers, partners and donors for your continued support of Operation School Supplies!

Cinderella’s Closet Closed

Cinderella’s Closet is now closed for the 2018 Prom season.  This year, Assistance League of Boise rented 120 dresses and 105 tuxedos to Ada County students attending Prom! Cinderella’s Closet will open again next April for the 2019 Prom season.

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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. […]

#GivingTuesday – Thank You!

Thank you for your support on #GivingTuesday— the Assistance League of Boise appreciates your kindness and generosity. It's not too late to give; donate today at: https://www.assistanceleague.org/boise/donate/givingtuesday.

Thrift Shop Closed

Our Thrift Shop will be closed Monday 12/24 for the holidays.  We will reopen on Tuesday 1/2 at 10:00 AM.  Happy Holidays!

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.  Caldwell Train Depot, 701 Main Street, is hosting an Open House Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7-9 pm for interested folks wanting to get involved! This Open House will provide information about an exciting […]

Operation School Supplies Enjoys Another Successful Year!

This year, Assistance League of Boise delivered over 2,300 boxes of supplies to 80 schools to assist over 13,000 students throughout Ada County.  Many thanks to our volunteers, partners and donors for your continued support of Operation School Supplies!

Cinderella’s Closet Closed

Cinderella’s Closet is now closed for the 2018 Prom season.  This year, Assistance League of Boise rented 120 dresses and 105 tuxedos to Ada County students attending Prom! Cinderella’s Closet will open again next April for the 2019 Prom season.

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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