Bargain Box Thrift Store Hours:

Assistance League of Capistrano Valley has been working hard to ensure your safety and ours as we open our doors to The Bargain Box thrift store to our loyal customers.

  • Tuesday- Saturday 1-4 pm
  • Donation Drop Off Resumes. We will be accepting donations again at our San Clemente store during business hours.

Assistance League of Capistrano Valley an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through philanthropic programs in the community.  Member volunteers are dedicated to ongoing support and a long-term presence in the community through hands-on involvement and innovative philanthropic programs.

Founded in 1977, our chapter’s 316 member volunteers support the students in the elementary and middle schools within the Capistrano Unified School District in south Orange County. In a joint project with other local Assistance League chapters, we also help support the families on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base. Our philanthropic organization provides many volunteer opportunities to serve the communities of Aliso Viejo, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Dana Point, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niguel, Las Flores, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. We own the Bargain Box Thrift Store, which is a major source of revenue. Combined with fundraising efforts and grants, we support 8 major philanthropic programs. Our two auxiliaries, Las Felices and Assisteens® help support our efforts in the community.


We believe that providing compassionate and caring services to individuals in our community is the standard and the primary measure of our organization.


We believe that our actions demonstrate our care for others and the community as a whole. We support each other in a humane manner and hold each other accountable for the success and well-being of our organization.


We believe in treating all with respect and honoring the opinions and differences of all individuals.


We believe that integrity and authenticity in communication and action best demonstrate the most basic, intrinsic values held by our member volunteers.


We believe in the value of sharing our experiences and evaluating them in order to maintain the organization’s success and provide it with a stable base.