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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Annual Yard Sale

Join us for our annual Yard Sale on May 19th 9:00 – 4:00 and May 20th 10:00 – 4:00. Beyond the regular thrift shop items, the Yard Sale includes furnishings and large items. Thousands of items for sale in our parking lot! All sales provide funds to support our 11 philanthropies serving the underserved youth […]

Pre-Inventory Sale

Please join us for our Pre-Inventory sale May 20 – 21 and May 25 – 27.  Everything in our Thrift Shop will be 50% off original prices.

Voted Best Thrift Store in Treasure Valley and Idaho Again!

Assistance League of Boise’s Thrift Shop was voted The Best Thrift Store in the Treasure Valley and The Best Thrift Store in Idaho in Idaho’s Best™ of 2022 survey. Thanks to all who voted for our thrift shop! Proceeds from our thrift shop sales fund our philanthropies that benefit those in need in Ada County.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • All
  • Events
  • News

Annual Yard Sale

Join us for our annual Yard Sale on May 19th 9:00 – 4:00 and May 20th 10:00 – 4:00. Beyond the regular thrift shop items, the Yard Sale includes furnishings and large items. Thousands of items for sale in our parking lot! All sales provide funds to support our 11 philanthropies serving the underserved youth […]

Pre-Inventory Sale

Please join us for our Pre-Inventory sale May 20 – 21 and May 25 – 27.  Everything in our Thrift Shop will be 50% off original prices.

Voted Best Thrift Store in Treasure Valley and Idaho Again!

Assistance League of Boise’s Thrift Shop was voted The Best Thrift Store in the Treasure Valley and The Best Thrift Store in Idaho in Idaho’s Best™ of 2022 survey. Thanks to all who voted for our thrift shop! Proceeds from our thrift shop sales fund our philanthropies that benefit those in need in Ada County.

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