WELCOME TO OUR
“SPRING-TACULAR DAY.”

Our fundraising event also includes:
A Silent Auction,  a Wine Pull, and Gift Cards.  All funds received support our Philanthropic programs.

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 Enrichment

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.

We Give Thanks to Our Donors and Grantors!

2022-2023 Statistics

$337.2

thousand dollars returned to East Valley

10.4

thousand people served in East Valley

28.4

thousand hours volunteered

News and Events

  • All
  • Events
  • News
  • Thrift Shop Sales

Spring-Tacular Day! March 2nd

WELCOME TO OUR “SPRING-TACULAR DAY.” Doors open at 9:30. Our fundraising event also includes: A Silent Auction,  a Wine Pull, and Gift Cards.  All funds received support our Philanthropic programs. Wine Pull fee – $10 per chance or 3 chances for $20.  We request that you use “cash,” when possible. Minimum wine value is $15 […]

Thrift Shop Sales

   . Thrift Shop Sales Calendar February 2024 Shop Hours: 10am – 6pm   Wednesday 10am – 4pm   Thursday – Saturday Donations are being accepted Wednesday thru Saturday and Monday – 10am to 3pm                                             […]

“Birdies for Charity”

HOW DO BIRDIES DURING THE 2024 WM PHOENIX OPEN HELP ASSISTANCE LEAGUE EAST VALLEY??? We will receive every single penny of collected pledges plus a potential 10% BONUS on the total amount of pledges collected on our behalf through Thunderbird Charities!! 🤩 HOW CAN YOU HELP US HELP MORE CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN OUR COMMUNITY? […]

Leisure World News

Assistance League East Valley Fashion Show  Spring-Tacular Day! March 2nd    

Target Dressing

Target shopping was three times the fun with these kindergarten triplets. Operation School Bell’s most recent Target Dressing at Southern Avenue and Gilbert Road in Mesa assisted 90 local elementary children with school clothing, shoes and hygiene items.

Global Credit Union Day

GlobalCU.Volunteer Day1 Employees from Global Credit Union, east valley offices volunteered at our Thrift Shop today.  Our heartfelt thanks to such a great group of people who believe in giving back to the community.   Their time and efforts truly help us to “transform lives and strengthen community.” Shout out and Thanks to:  Lisa Briggs, […]

Adult Enrichment Get Together

Guests at Tempe Adult Day Health Care Center were treated by members of Assistance League of East Valley today. What could be more fun than a Halloween craft, Bingo chips drawn from a skull, and birthday cupcakes? Our monthly programming puts caring into action.

Community Volunteers from Global Credit Union!

Community volunteers from Global Credit Union offices in the East Valley helped our President, Marcia Calhoun, count and sort school supplies collected by Basha High School. Operation School Bell will make sure these supplies get into the hands of the students who need them the most. Thank you, Global Credit Union, for lending many hands!

Compadres Give Day!

We are so grateful for the $17,500 in total gifts received from the Chandler Compadres this year! This new partnership enables us to expand Operation School Bell and help even more East Valley kids with school clothing and essentials. @chandlercompadres

HOHOKAM’S Grant

Mark Fullerton from the Mesa HoHoKams presented a check for $3,500 to Joyce Godfrey in our thrift shop yesterday. We will use the funds to purchase uniforms for elementary students in Mesa. The HoHoKams, a group of civic volunteers, have donated millions of dollars to local charities and kids’ sports organizations since 2000.

Tempe Diablos Charities’ Grant

The Tempe Diablos Charities’ Celebrate Giving Reception at the Desert Botanical Garden was a lovely way to meet the many Diablos members who support our programs. Last year’s grant allowed us to supply more elementary school children in Tempe with school uniforms and hygiene items. Thank you, Diablos!

Cox Charities Grant

We are pleased to have been selected to receive a $3,500 donation from Cox Charities. This celebration hosted by Cox Communications yesterday marks $637,810 in statewide donations given to 130 local nonprofits this year, thanks to the generosity of Cox employees in Arizona. This grant will allow us to continue to provide school uniforms and […]

Chandler City Council

Two of the newest Chandler City Council members visited our Thrift Shop on Monday. Councilwoman Jane Poston and Councilman Angel Encinas joined Advisory Board Member Julie Graham to learn more about Assistance League of East Valley and its mission. Thank you, Julie, for introducing us to our valued leaders in our community.

Scholarship Program! 

Congratulations to these talented, hardworking and dedicated students who were recipients of our Scholarship Program!  Each student receives $1700 towards their education at the school of their choice.  They also have a mentor from our membership to help and guide them.  There are 6 total First Year Recipients but not all were able to attend […]

“100+ Women Who Care”

Thank you to “100 + Women Who Care – Valley of the Sun” for awarding our chapter $11,100 today for our philanthropic programs!

PayPal Volunteers packaging Assault Survivor Kits

Thank you to these PayPal volunteers packaging Assault Survivor Kits to be donated to hospitals and fire stations in our area, who will then give them out to survivors in need!  Thank you to Alicia Sterzinar from our Advisory Council for organizing this fantastic event benefiting the ASK program!

Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona

We are proud to recognize  Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona Foundation for Community Health and Advancement as a Platinum Sponsor of Vegas NIghts Kickin’ it up for the kids.

Independent Newsmedia Award

Assistance League of East Valley members were on hand at the thrift store to receive an award presentation from a representative of “Independent Newsmedia” on May 3. Assistance League of East Valley was named Best Thrift Store, Best Nonprofit Organization and Best Philanthropic Event. From left are Sarah Auffret, Candy Watkinson, Carol Chandler of Independent […]

Community Volunteers

Community Volunteers from PacSci hard at work sorting women’s and children’s clothing as well as steaming for the Thrift Shop.

Arizona Spelling Bee – Chandler’s “Winners!”

Congratulations to Opal Mishra and Regina Rascon from Chandler schools who made it to the top in the Arizona Spelling Bee on March 18. Opal (on left) came in 2nd and will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in June. Regina (on right) took 4th place. Assistance League of East Valley sponsors three spelling bees each year in Chandler, Gilbert and Tempe, providing […]

Sundt Construction Inc, Employes – Grant

We are thrilled to have received a $10,000 grant from the Sundt Foundation! Funding comes from donations from Sundt Construction Inc. employees, matched by the company. The Foundation board presented the check during a tour of our shop. At left are Tom Vosdoganes of Sundt and another representative, along with Rosemary Craft and Joyce Godfrey. […]

Chandler Compadres Grant

Thank you, Chandler Compadres, for the $2,500 “Kids Are Our Game” grant to Assistance League of East Valley. Now 115 more students in Title I elementary schools will have two sets of clean new uniforms to wear to school. You are making a difference in the lives of kids! @ChandlerCompadres    2 attachments  472KB

East Valley Spelling Bees

Congratulations to the winners of the district spelling bees in Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert Schools! Assistance League of East Valley awarded these top spellers trophies and book store gift cards at three events in January. Seventy-four children participated, and a handful from each district will compete in regional bees. The regional winners will go on to the […]

Thank you, COX Charities!

Cox Charities has once again awarded our chapter with grant funds for Operation School Bell! We received a check for $5,000 in October, which will enable us to provide an additional 230 students with two school uniforms each. Cox Charities is supporting a new Cox company social goal, called “34 by 34”, to empower 34 […]

Helping Those in Need in the Community

  Our ASK Program Agency Partners   While on YouTube you may want to check out a few of our other Videos.

Operation School Bell Dressing at Target

Operation School Bell Target Dressing It was a great evening! Assistance League of East members held their first Target dressing for the 2017-18 school year…

Operation School Bell Shopping Spree

Shopping Spree at Target!

News & Events

  • All
  • Events
  • News
  • Thrift Shop Sales

Spring-Tacular Day! March 2nd

WELCOME TO OUR “SPRING-TACULAR DAY.” Doors open at 9:30. Our fundraising event also includes: A Silent Auction,  a Wine Pull, and Gift Cards.  All funds received support our Philanthropic programs. Wine Pull fee – $10 per chance or 3 chances for $20.  We request that you use “cash,” when possible. Minimum wine value is $15 […]

Thrift Shop Sales

   . Thrift Shop Sales Calendar February 2024 Shop Hours: 10am – 6pm   Wednesday 10am – 4pm   Thursday – Saturday Donations are being accepted Wednesday thru Saturday and Monday – 10am to 3pm                                             […]

“Birdies for Charity”

HOW DO BIRDIES DURING THE 2024 WM PHOENIX OPEN HELP ASSISTANCE LEAGUE EAST VALLEY??? We will receive every single penny of collected pledges plus a potential 10% BONUS on the total amount of pledges collected on our behalf through Thunderbird Charities!! 🤩 HOW CAN YOU HELP US HELP MORE CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN OUR COMMUNITY? […]

Leisure World News

Assistance League East Valley Fashion Show  Spring-Tacular Day! March 2nd    

Target Dressing

Target shopping was three times the fun with these kindergarten triplets. Operation School Bell’s most recent Target Dressing at Southern Avenue and Gilbert Road in Mesa assisted 90 local elementary children with school clothing, shoes and hygiene items.

Accepting Applications for Members

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:

Wednesday:10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday thru Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Holidays

Call:  (480) 792-1600

More Information