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.

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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Holiday Open House

Please join us on November 11th from 3PM – 7PM in our Thrift Shop for our annual holiday open house.

Thrift Shop Closed

Our Thrift Shop will close on November 27th at 1:30 and November 28th.  Happy Thanksgiving!  Come visit us on November 29th for Mistletoe House and Black Friday.

Baby Bundles Delivered to Canyon County Hospitals!

Helping newborn babies and their families in need …  Members of our Canyon County Branch purchased supplies, assembled bags and delivered Baby Bundles to St. Luke’s and St. Alphonsus in Nampa and West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.

Operation School Supplies Delivered!

We had another fantastic year providing over 2,800 boxes of much needed school supplies to 92 schools throughout Ada County.  The supplies will be provided to over 15,000 students in the Boise, West Ada and Kuna school districts. Many thanks to our volunteers, Fred Meyer and supporters.  Thank you for your continued support of Operation […]

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. […]

Cinderella’s Closet Closed

Cinderella’s Closet is now closed for the 2019 Prom season.  This year, Assistance League of Boise rented 134 dresses and 129 tuxedos to Ada County students attending Prom! Cinderella’s Closet will open again next April for the 2020 Prom season.

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Holiday Open House

Please join us on November 11th from 3PM – 7PM in our Thrift Shop for our annual holiday open house.

Thrift Shop Closed

Our Thrift Shop will close on November 27th at 1:30 and November 28th.  Happy Thanksgiving!  Come visit us on November 29th for Mistletoe House and Black Friday.

Baby Bundles Delivered to Canyon County Hospitals!

Helping newborn babies and their families in need …  Members of our Canyon County Branch purchased supplies, assembled bags and delivered Baby Bundles to St. Luke’s and St. Alphonsus in Nampa and West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.

Operation School Supplies Delivered!

We had another fantastic year providing over 2,800 boxes of much needed school supplies to 92 schools throughout Ada County.  The supplies will be provided to over 15,000 students in the Boise, West Ada and Kuna school districts. Many thanks to our volunteers, Fred Meyer and supporters.  Thank you for your continued support of Operation […]

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. […]

Cinderella’s Closet Closed

Cinderella’s Closet is now closed for the 2019 Prom season.  This year, Assistance League of Boise rented 134 dresses and 129 tuxedos to Ada County students attending Prom! Cinderella’s Closet will open again next April for the 2020 Prom season.

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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