We are Assistance League of Eugene

Making a Difference in The Lives of Children and Individuals in Lane County

TRANSFORMING LIVES • STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY

Our Philanthropic Programs

Click on any program below for more information

OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®

Operation School Bell®

Operation School Bell® is our major philanthropic program that provides school clothing for elementary and middle school children using a voucher for the families to shop at Fred Meyer, as well as providing warm hats and scarves in December.

FAMILY FOOD PANTRY

Family Food Pantry

Family Food Pantry Program provides supplemental food supplies for children and their families in need, who are referred to the program by school staff.

OREGON HERITAGE

Oregon Heritage

Oregon Heritage organizes and provides school tours and curriculum at the Lane County Historical Museum that include Oregon pioneer and local Native American history.

BOOKS FOR KIDS

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Books for Kids provides books and literary materials for children and their families served by Department of Human Services, and other programs in the area.

OPERATION BOOKSHELF

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The Operation Bookshelf program provides Eugene Public Library materials for homebound library patrons who cannot visit the library themselves. This includes books, DVD’s, CD’s and other materials.

OPERATION HUG A BEAR

Operation Hug A Bear

Hug A Bear works with The City of Eugene to provide the Eugene Police Department stuffed animals for officers to provide comfort for individuals in distress and crisis situations.

WELCOME BASKET

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Welcome Basket provides home cleaning supplies and personal care products for families and children via St. Vincent dePaul, Bags of Love, The Nel and others as needed.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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The Scholarship program is a philanthropic program designed
to support students and benefit our community.

Great Prices for Great Causes!

Assistance League of Eugene Thrift Shop

1149 Willamette Street in Midtown Eugene

Open Tuesday-Saturday 12-4

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 town. The shop features new and high-quality used merchandise.  We have something for everyone!

Come Thrift With Us!

2022-2023 Year in Review

$483,088

$ spent on programs for the community

22,722

Member and and community volunteer hours 

>8,000

Number of people served in Lane County

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HAVE FUN

Come shopping!

All funds raised through our thrift shop goes to funding our programs.