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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.

Thrift Shop Closed

Our Thrift Shop will be closed 5/25 – 5/27 for Memorial Day and on 5/31 for Inventory.  Come in a check out our pre-inventory blow out sales!

Annual “Yard Sale”

Join us for our annual “Yard Sale” on May 16th from 9:00 to 4:00 and May 17th from 10:00 to 4:00 in our Philanthropic Center, next door to our Thrift Shop.

Cinderella’s Closet Opening For Prom Season on 3/30

Cinderella’s Closet will be renting dresses and tuxedos for Prom starting on March 30th. Hours: — Wednesdays 4/3, 4/10, 4/17 & 4/24 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. — Saturdays 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 & 4/27 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See our Cinderella’s Closet page for more details.

Open House 3/5

Please join us for an open house for prospective members on Tuesday March 5, 5 to 7 p.m., in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Store on Glenwood across from Hawk’s Stadium. Tours of Operation School Bell “store” and Thrift Shop as well as refreshments will be available. Bring a friend and/or encourage interested […]

Operation School Bell – Elementary Complete!

Operation School Bell – Elementary clothed 3,656 K-6th graders throughout Ada County during the 2018-19 school year!  Thank you to all our grantors, donors and members that helped make it possible!

Nagel Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks The John F. Nagel Foundation for their generous grant to Operation School Bell – Elementary and Operation School Bell – Teen Retail to help us provide clothing to children in need.

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.

#GivingTuesday

Assistance League of Boise is proudly participating in #GivingTuesday. Everyone has something to give. Over the next 9 days you will see posts regarding Assistance League of Boise and its philanthropies. These philanthropies provide valuable goods and services to mainly the children and young adults in Ada County, Idaho. Please consider a donation to one […]

A Red & Gold Christmas Open House

Come visit us during our special open house! Our doors will be open from 3:00-7:00. We have saved the best for this event.

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.  An organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 in the Lecture Hall at Ridgevue High School (18800 Madison Rd, Nampa). The initial outreach will serve students and families residing […]

Upcoming Thrift Shop Special Events — November 23rd & 24th

Please join us for these upcoming events. — Black Friday:  November 23rd 8:00 to 5:00. — Mistletoe House:  November 23rd 8:00 to 5:00 and November 24th 10:00 to 4:00 in our Philanthropic Center located behind the Thrift Shop. — Small Business Day:  November 24th 10:00 to 4:00.

Vote for Assistance League Boise Thrift Shop on Best of Treasure Valley

Please vote for Assistance League of Boise’s Thrift Shop as the Best Thrift Store in the 2018 Best of Treasure Valley survey by Idaho Statesman.  Voting is open through October 31.  Go to bestoftreasurevalley.com, visit Shopping and then Thrift Shops.  Proceeds from our Thrift Shop sales fund our philanthropies that benefit those in need in […]

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!

National Thrift Shop Day Sale!

August 17th, one day only, from 10:00 – 5:00.  Everything in the store 50% off.  No exceptions!

Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. for their generous grant for Operation School Bell – Elementary.  Thank you for helping us provide clothing to children in need!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas in July!

Our annual Christmas in July sale will be on July 20th 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and July 21st 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in our Philanthropic Center located behind the Thrift Shop.  Come see all the Christmas treasures we have!

Teen Retail Complete for 2018

776 Ada County middle school and junior high students shopped at a local retail store for clothing and shoes through Operation School Bell – Teen Retail this year! Thanks to all that made it such a success.

Project Hearing Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Assistance League of Boise awards scholarships annually to Ada County hearing impaired students planning to attend a college, vocational or school of the arts program.  Completed applications must be submitted by 4/1.  See our Project Hearing page under Programs for more information.

Join Us for an Open House on 3/14

Are you new to Boise?  Recently retired?  Want to get involved in your community? Join us for a Special Event at Assistance League of Boise on March 14th between 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Come learn how we help the community, tour our facility, and enjoy wine, beverages and hors d’oeuvres. 5825 N Glenwood Street, […]

Legacy of Literacy – February 24th

Assistance League of Boise provided ~4900 books to elementary school students during 2017 in support of Legacy of Literacy, a National Assistance League event.  On February 24th, our Thrift Shop will have Children’s books 50% off to promote literacy for children, plus collectible and limited edition books new to the floor.

Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks the Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation for their generous grant for Operation School Bell. Thank you for helping us provide clothing to children in need!

Thank You!

Happy New Year!  Assistance League of Boise would like to thank those who gave generous donations in 2017.

Support Assistance League of Boise by Shopping on AmazonSmile

Shop on AmazonSmile using https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-0331595 and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Assistance League of Boise!

A Fab Fashionable FUNdraiser Event on December 5th

Talbots is having a special 30% off sale on all purchases on December 5th from 10 AM to 9 PM. 10% of all proceeds will be donated to Assistance League of Boise to support Operation School Bell. Be sure and let all your friends know and drop by and shop!

An Old Fashion Christmas

Join us on November 13th from 3:00 to 7:00 PM for “An Old Fashioned Christmas” open house in our Thrift Shop.  Come see all the special items we’ve saved for this event!

Operation School Bell in Full Swing

Operation School Bell has clothed over 1,900 children so far this school year!  Each school day during September, October and November, ~80 elementary school children are bused to Assistance League of Boise to “go shopping” for brand new clothing.  This year, we’re expecting to provide clothing to over 3,600 K-6th graders throughout Ada County. * […]

New Member Open House

We’re hosting an open house on October 18th from 5:30-7:30 PM in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Store.  We’ll be providing a facility tour, light appetizers, local craft beers and wine! Come learn about volunteering along side dynamic, caring and enthusiastic women, our new flexible requirements and programs that benefit our community.

Operation School Supplies Delivered!

We had another fantastic year packing and delivering 2,777 boxes of much needed school supplies to 94 schools throughout Ada County.  The supplies will be provided to over 12,000 students in the Boise, West Ada and Kuna school districts. Many thanks to our volunteers and supporters, Fred Meyer, Western Heating, Boise Kiwanis and Plantation Place […]

It’s Homecoming in our Thrift Shop

Cinderella’s Closet will not be open for Homecoming.  Instead, you can buy (not rent) a dress beginning at $8 in our thrift store!  Come in to shop our new section dedicated to beautiful dresses!

Remodeling Complete!

Come see all the improvements we’ve made at our Thrift Shop!  We’ve torn down walls, added display cases, painted, remodeled the bathrooms and made many other upgrades.

Our Thrift Shop Clothing Fashions Can Come To You!

Our Assistance League members travel to organizations and facilities to model our Thrift Shop clothing.  And, yes, they sell the clothes off their backs!  Here are are few of our members modeling for the Retired Teachers Association.      

Teen Retail Grows!

Thanks to generous donations, we were able to expand Operation School Bell – Teen Retail to three weeks and invite more schools to participate.  This year, we provided 739 middle school and junior high students with a budget to shop for clothes and shoes at local Target stores!

Special Event March 9th

Interested in joining Assistance League of Boise? Come meet some of our friendly volunteers and tour our facilities on March 9th from 6-8 pm. Cinco de Mayo in March will be a fun evening of Mexican food and drinks at our Philanthropic Center. 5631 N Glenwood St in Garden City. Hope to see you there!

Operation School Bell provided clothing for Morley Nelson’s Closet

On December 20th, Operation School Bell bagged clothing for 50 children and delivered them to Morley Nelson Elementary School for use as needed.  Happy Holidays!

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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.

Thrift Shop Closed

Our Thrift Shop will be closed 5/25 – 5/27 for Memorial Day and on 5/31 for Inventory.  Come in a check out our pre-inventory blow out sales!

Annual “Yard Sale”

Join us for our annual “Yard Sale” on May 16th from 9:00 to 4:00 and May 17th from 10:00 to 4:00 in our Philanthropic Center, next door to our Thrift Shop.

Cinderella’s Closet Opening For Prom Season on 3/30

Cinderella’s Closet will be renting dresses and tuxedos for Prom starting on March 30th. Hours: — Wednesdays 4/3, 4/10, 4/17 & 4/24 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. — Saturdays 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 & 4/27 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See our Cinderella’s Closet page for more details.

Open House 3/5

Please join us for an open house for prospective members on Tuesday March 5, 5 to 7 p.m., in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Store on Glenwood across from Hawk’s Stadium. Tours of Operation School Bell “store” and Thrift Shop as well as refreshments will be available. Bring a friend and/or encourage interested […]

Operation School Bell – Elementary Complete!

Operation School Bell – Elementary clothed 3,656 K-6th graders throughout Ada County during the 2018-19 school year!  Thank you to all our grantors, donors and members that helped make it possible!

Nagel Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks The John F. Nagel Foundation for their generous grant to Operation School Bell – Elementary and Operation School Bell – Teen Retail to help us provide clothing to children in need.

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.

#GivingTuesday

Assistance League of Boise is proudly participating in #GivingTuesday. Everyone has something to give. Over the next 9 days you will see posts regarding Assistance League of Boise and its philanthropies. These philanthropies provide valuable goods and services to mainly the children and young adults in Ada County, Idaho. Please consider a donation to one […]

A Red & Gold Christmas Open House

Come visit us during our special open house! Our doors will be open from 3:00-7:00. We have saved the best for this event.

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.  An organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 in the Lecture Hall at Ridgevue High School (18800 Madison Rd, Nampa). The initial outreach will serve students and families residing […]

Upcoming Thrift Shop Special Events — November 23rd & 24th

Please join us for these upcoming events. — Black Friday:  November 23rd 8:00 to 5:00. — Mistletoe House:  November 23rd 8:00 to 5:00 and November 24th 10:00 to 4:00 in our Philanthropic Center located behind the Thrift Shop. — Small Business Day:  November 24th 10:00 to 4:00.

Vote for Assistance League Boise Thrift Shop on Best of Treasure Valley

Please vote for Assistance League of Boise’s Thrift Shop as the Best Thrift Store in the 2018 Best of Treasure Valley survey by Idaho Statesman.  Voting is open through October 31.  Go to bestoftreasurevalley.com, visit Shopping and then Thrift Shops.  Proceeds from our Thrift Shop sales fund our philanthropies that benefit those in need in […]

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!

National Thrift Shop Day Sale!

August 17th, one day only, from 10:00 – 5:00.  Everything in the store 50% off.  No exceptions!

Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. for their generous grant for Operation School Bell – Elementary.  Thank you for helping us provide clothing to children in need!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas in July!

Our annual Christmas in July sale will be on July 20th 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and July 21st 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in our Philanthropic Center located behind the Thrift Shop.  Come see all the Christmas treasures we have!

Teen Retail Complete for 2018

776 Ada County middle school and junior high students shopped at a local retail store for clothing and shoes through Operation School Bell – Teen Retail this year! Thanks to all that made it such a success.

Project Hearing Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Assistance League of Boise awards scholarships annually to Ada County hearing impaired students planning to attend a college, vocational or school of the arts program.  Completed applications must be submitted by 4/1.  See our Project Hearing page under Programs for more information.

Join Us for an Open House on 3/14

Are you new to Boise?  Recently retired?  Want to get involved in your community? Join us for a Special Event at Assistance League of Boise on March 14th between 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Come learn how we help the community, tour our facility, and enjoy wine, beverages and hors d’oeuvres. 5825 N Glenwood Street, […]

Legacy of Literacy – February 24th

Assistance League of Boise provided ~4900 books to elementary school students during 2017 in support of Legacy of Literacy, a National Assistance League event.  On February 24th, our Thrift Shop will have Children’s books 50% off to promote literacy for children, plus collectible and limited edition books new to the floor.

Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League of Boise thanks the Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation for their generous grant for Operation School Bell. Thank you for helping us provide clothing to children in need!

Thank You!

Happy New Year!  Assistance League of Boise would like to thank those who gave generous donations in 2017.

Support Assistance League of Boise by Shopping on AmazonSmile

Shop on AmazonSmile using https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-0331595 and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Assistance League of Boise!

A Fab Fashionable FUNdraiser Event on December 5th

Talbots is having a special 30% off sale on all purchases on December 5th from 10 AM to 9 PM. 10% of all proceeds will be donated to Assistance League of Boise to support Operation School Bell. Be sure and let all your friends know and drop by and shop!

An Old Fashion Christmas

Join us on November 13th from 3:00 to 7:00 PM for “An Old Fashioned Christmas” open house in our Thrift Shop.  Come see all the special items we’ve saved for this event!

Operation School Bell in Full Swing

Operation School Bell has clothed over 1,900 children so far this school year!  Each school day during September, October and November, ~80 elementary school children are bused to Assistance League of Boise to “go shopping” for brand new clothing.  This year, we’re expecting to provide clothing to over 3,600 K-6th graders throughout Ada County. * […]

New Member Open House

We’re hosting an open house on October 18th from 5:30-7:30 PM in our Philanthropic Center located behind our Thrift Store.  We’ll be providing a facility tour, light appetizers, local craft beers and wine! Come learn about volunteering along side dynamic, caring and enthusiastic women, our new flexible requirements and programs that benefit our community.

Operation School Supplies Delivered!

We had another fantastic year packing and delivering 2,777 boxes of much needed school supplies to 94 schools throughout Ada County.  The supplies will be provided to over 12,000 students in the Boise, West Ada and Kuna school districts. Many thanks to our volunteers and supporters, Fred Meyer, Western Heating, Boise Kiwanis and Plantation Place […]

It’s Homecoming in our Thrift Shop

Cinderella’s Closet will not be open for Homecoming.  Instead, you can buy (not rent) a dress beginning at $8 in our thrift store!  Come in to shop our new section dedicated to beautiful dresses!

Remodeling Complete!

Come see all the improvements we’ve made at our Thrift Shop!  We’ve torn down walls, added display cases, painted, remodeled the bathrooms and made many other upgrades.

Our Thrift Shop Clothing Fashions Can Come To You!

Our Assistance League members travel to organizations and facilities to model our Thrift Shop clothing.  And, yes, they sell the clothes off their backs!  Here are are few of our members modeling for the Retired Teachers Association.      

Teen Retail Grows!

Thanks to generous donations, we were able to expand Operation School Bell – Teen Retail to three weeks and invite more schools to participate.  This year, we provided 739 middle school and junior high students with a budget to shop for clothes and shoes at local Target stores!

Special Event March 9th

Interested in joining Assistance League of Boise? Come meet some of our friendly volunteers and tour our facilities on March 9th from 6-8 pm. Cinco de Mayo in March will be a fun evening of Mexican food and drinks at our Philanthropic Center. 5631 N Glenwood St in Garden City. Hope to see you there!

Operation School Bell provided clothing for Morley Nelson’s Closet

On December 20th, Operation School Bell bagged clothing for 50 children and delivered them to Morley Nelson Elementary School for use as needed.  Happy Holidays!