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Diablo Magazine Announces Best of the East Bay 2024

Diablo Magazine has announced its 2024 winners for Best of the East Bay, and Assistance League Thrift Shop is co-winner for best Thrift Shop! Thank you Diablo Magazine readers! Our shop has been open for business in our historic downtown Lafayette location since 1978. Proceeds from our shop support the goods and services we provide […]

Environmental Award of Excellence

Assistance League Thrift Shop was awarded the Environmental Award of Excellence from the City of Lafayette. The award was in recognition of the Thrift Shop’s success in promoting reusing and repurposing clothing, books, housewares, and other items to keep them out of the waste stream.  The event occurred at the City Council Meeting, April 22.

Partners In Educational Excellence Award Winner

Assistance League Diablo Valley was awarded the winner of the Partners in Educational Excellence Award at the 2024 Administrator of the Year Awards Dinner. Congratulations go out to all the Operation School Bell Programs, Clothing, Listen, R.E.A.D, Elementary Arts, Kids on the Block, and Sunshine Boxes.

Repurpose for Earth Day!

Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose! Celebrate Earth Day during the week of April 23-27 — It’s “Repurpose Décor” week at the Thrift Shop. Come in to find selected home goods perfect for creative re-purposing! Create your own one-of-a-kind treasure. Imagine the possibilities!

Best Thrift Shop in the East Bay

Have you heard the news? Assistance League Thrift Shop has been named 2024 Best Thrift Shop in the East Bay! The East Bay Times recently released the results of its12th annual Readers’ Choice Award survey. Its goal is to highlight the best businesses in the region, according to readers and residents. It’s an honor when customers […]

Comfort for the Vulnerable

We partner with Aspiranet one of California’s largest and most successful social services organizations.  Together we serve children and teens who have been removed from their homes due to family crisis. The young clients come to Aspiranet often wearing no shoes and only the clothes on their backs. Volunteers in our Receiving Center Backpacks program […]


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