Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary school students shop at local Target store “dressing” or are provided with uniforms at their local schools.

Assault Survivor Kit®

Assault Survivor Kits contain new clothing items for men, women and children who are victims of assault or who are in crisis.

Share Our Spare

The Share Our Spare Program provides an expanded community service emphasis to oversee distribution of unused items donated to our Thrift Shop,

Adult Day Care Socials

A monthly celebration is held at an adult day care center located in Tempe.

Scholarships

The Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to qualified students of East Valley Institute of Technology.

2017-18 Statistics

$366

thousand dollars returned to East Valley

16.4

thousand people served in East Valley

31.1

thousand hours volunteered

Events

Casino Mardi Gras

Reminder:  This is a gated community.  Unless you are a resident of Sun Lakes, you must enter via Riggs Road and S E. J. Robson Blvd.  PayPal processes our credit card and debt card transactions.  You are not required to have a PayPal account. We do not issue “tickets.”  You need only to check in at […]

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Thrift Shop Sales

MONTHLY SALES CALENDAR March   Your $$ spent help support the elementary students in the East Valley! 

REGIONAL SPELLING BEES – TEMPE, CHANDLER & GILBERT

TOP SCHOOL SPELLERS WILL REPRESENT THEIR DISTRICTS IN REGIONAL SPELLING BEES High hopes and some impressive brain power were on display at three elementary school district spelling bees in January. More than 70 children competed in Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert spelling bees, vying for the chance to represent their districts in upcoming regionals as well […]

Radio Interview with Mini Salas at KMLE

Radio Interview with Mini Salas at KMLE Kathy Stevens and Paula Brimhall Assistance League of East Valley – Marketing

Operation School Bell Shopping Spree

Shopping Spree at Target!

Operation School Bell Dressing at Target 8-24-17

It was a great evening! Assistance League of East members held their first Target dressing for the 2017-18 school year.  Approximately 90 children from East Valley elementary schools came out to shop for new clothing.  So many smiles and thank yous.  The kids had a great time choosing their own clothing, with the assistance of their […]

Katie Seavers on Midday Arizona

 Katie Seavers on Midday Arizona 

National Volunteer Recognition Week (April 23 – 29)

To celebrate national Volunteer Recognition Week (April 23 – 29), our chapter hosted a breakfast for our community volunteers on Saturday, April 29.  Each of the ten volunteers introduced themselves and told what they liked doing for our Thrift Shop. This included tasks such as picking up and delivering donations of furniture, steaming wrinkled clothing, […]

National’s visit April 20-21, 2017

We were delighted to host two visitors from National Assistance League:  Judy Parker and Cindy Schaldenbrand.  After lunch on Thursday, we provided them with a tour of our new Thrift Shop.  That evening, Alexis Kapela, VP Membership, graciously hosted the Board’s “get acquainted” dinner at her home.  On Friday, we had a daylong meeting highlighting our chapter’s philanthropic […]

Michael Pollack accepts Operation School Bell Award

Assistance League of East Valley proudly presented the Operation School Bell® award to Michael A. Pollack on October 21, 2016 at the Grand Opening of our new Thrift Shop.  Mr. Pollack is a well-known philanthropist in the Phoenix Metro area. Our major fund raising strategies for Operation School Bell are grants and the proceeds from […]

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Thrift Shop Sales

MONTHLY SALES CALENDAR March   Your $$ spent help support the elementary students in the East Valley! 

REGIONAL SPELLING BEES – TEMPE, CHANDLER & GILBERT

TOP SCHOOL SPELLERS WILL REPRESENT THEIR DISTRICTS IN REGIONAL SPELLING BEES High hopes and some impressive brain power were on display at three elementary school district spelling bees in January. More than 70 children competed in Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert spelling bees, vying for the chance to represent their districts in upcoming regionals as well […]

Radio Interview with Mini Salas at KMLE

Radio Interview with Mini Salas at KMLE Kathy Stevens and Paula Brimhall Assistance League of East Valley – Marketing

Operation School Bell Shopping Spree

Shopping Spree at Target!

Operation School Bell Dressing at Target 8-24-17

It was a great evening! Assistance League of East members held their first Target dressing for the 2017-18 school year.  Approximately 90 children from East Valley elementary schools came out to shop for new clothing.  So many smiles and thank yous.  The kids had a great time choosing their own clothing, with the assistance of their […]

Katie Seavers on Midday Arizona

 Katie Seavers on Midday Arizona 

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in the East Valley
Assistance League of East Valley is now welcoming new members.

Visit Our Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop is our primary source of funding for our philanthropic programs.  We are proud of our reputation as one of the best and friendliest thrift shops in the East Valley.

Shop Information

Address:

2326 N Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ  85224

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday thru Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Sunday and Monday  and Holidays

Call:  (480) 792-1600

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