Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell® — This is the flagship program of the Assistance League of Palm Springs Desert area, annually impacting the lives of more than 5,000 children in need living in the Coachella Valley.

Operation School Bell® – Backpacks

Kindergartners receive new backpacks as they register for school.


Frank Moss Scholarship for the Arts

Students talented in the arts receive scholarships to further their studies.

We Care: Focus on Military Families

Annual baby shower provides moms-to-be from 29Palms Marine Base with “must have” items for their newborn.

Senior Services

Residents of senior care facilities throughout the Coachella Valley receive companionship and enjoy entertainment.

Operation School Bell® Hygiene Kits

Hygiene kits are provided to all 4th and 5th grade students, via the school nurses, throughout the Coachella Valley.

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in the Coachella Valley. Assistance League of Palm Springs Desert Area always welcomes new members..

Visit Our Thrift Shop

The thrift shop is a major source of funding for our philanthropic programs.  We are proud of our reputation as one of the best, friendliest and cleanest thrift shops in the Coachella Valley. This makes the shop a fun place to browse and shop. Special “thank you” to our all volunteer staff who work hard to keep quality fresh merchandise arriving on the floor daily.

Shop Information


68344 Ramon Road
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(next to Big O Tires)

Hours of Operation:

Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
First Saturday of Month:: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Closed other Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesday, and major holidays)

Call:  (760) 321-1990

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