Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Operation School Bell provides a weeks’ worth of school clothes to elementary school children in need. We clothe 3800 children annually in all nine of El Paso area school districts. Each child leaves with a huge bag of clothes, a wide grin and a renewed sense of confidence.

PASO (Put A Smile On) BEARS

PASO BEARS program provides Teddy Bears to first response agencies, who in turn give the bears to traumatized persons in emergency situations.

Assault Survivor Kits®

Assault Survivor Kits are purchased, assembled and delivered to agencies who help victims of sexual assault.  When assault victims’ clothes are kept as evidence by law enforcement, our kits are delivered to the hospital for the victims to wear home.

We Help Others

WHO assists families living in transitional living centers become self sufficient with basic everyday necessities on their journey to independence.


Assisteens is our teen auxiliary group.  Consists of middle and high school students who interact with children at transitional living centers. Teens develop a sense of community, responsibility, self-reliance and leadership skills.

2016-17 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to El Paso County


thousand hours volunteered


thousand people served in El Paso County

News & Events

News & Events

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in El Paso.

Visit Our Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop is our primary source of funding for our philanthropic programs.  Our members work hard to make sure the merchandise is always good quality, clean, and priced fairly.

Shop Information


2728 E. Yandell
El Paso, TX  79903

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Call:  (915) 564-0600

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