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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 […]

Sunshine Boxes Nurture

Assistance League’s Sunshine Boxes program originated in 2019 as a way to help out students who come to school hungry on Mondays. Our volunteers purchase and assemble 500 boxes of shelf stable food items that are delivered each month to Pittsburg schools during the school year. Foods include canned fruit, chili, pasta, tuna and spaghetti, […]


Assistance League Diablo Valley announces that on Sunday, December 3, the thrift shop, a well known landmark located next to the Park Theater in Lafayette, will welcome revelers from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Why? The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is presenting It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette, a holiday celebration that will take place in […]

We Love to R.E.A.D.!

Our member volunteers in the R.E.A.D. [Read, Enrich, Achieve, Discover] program read to approximately 1,000 second grade students in 39 classrooms in 13 schools in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Walnut Creek School District during this school year. At school year-end, the program will also donate 980 books to the classrooms, and will […]


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