Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary students in need are brought to Assistance League to “shop” for brand new clothing.  They all leave with a huge bag of new clothes, wide grins and a renewed sense of confidence.

La Vista High School

Assistance League of Fullerton serves as a community support group for this alternative high school, providing funds for scholarships, academic awards and other areas of need.

Meals on Wheels of Fullerton

Provides free office space and utilities for the local Meals on Wheels program that delivers meals to housebound seniors.

Thank you from WTLC Client

Operation New Start

Provides clothing and household items for women and children leaving an abusive environment as they embark on a new life.

Santa’s Closet

Provides holiday help for families in need in the form of gift cards from our Thrift Shop.

Vision Screening

Oversees and finances vision screenings for public and private elementary school children and provides financing for lenses and frames when needed.

2018-19 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to North Orange County


thousand people served in North Orange County


thousand hours volunteered

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Fratellino’s Mini Fundraiser

February 25-26, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM.  Support Assistance League® of Fullerton and have a great lunch or dinner at Fratellino’s, 600 South Brea Blvd., Brea, CA.  Invite your friends and neighbors!  Click the picture and then HERE for your coupon.

Day of Authors

Save the Date – Saturday, April 4, 2020 California State University, Fullerton – Titan Student Center – For the most up-to-date information, visit or click here to download the registration form.

Taste of the Town 2020

Save the date, June 6, 2020, Assistance League® of Fullerton’s 41st Taste of the Town. Entertainment, music, dancing, food, and beverages all included in the admission price.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. .

Empty Bowls

Meals on Wheels of Fullerton is hosting its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Feb. 22nd.  Empty Bowls is an international grass roots effort to fight hunger.  Local craftspeople and student potters create handcrafted bowls which guests keep as an artistic reminder that they have helped to feed a low income home bound resident of Fullerton.

Thank you Barnes & Noble

Thank you Barnes & Noble for choosing us as a recipient of your Holiday Book Drive.  Your generosity will benefit the children and families in all our philanthropic programs!

Thrift Shop

Visit our Thrift Shop, Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Saturday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Open Thursday evenings 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Check items on sale this week  or put your name on our email list to be notified weekly.

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in North Orange County.
Assistance League of Fullerton welcomes new member classes throughout the year.

Visit Our Thrift Shop

CLOSED Saturday, November 23 until Tuesday, December 3!

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 Fullerton.  Our members work hard to make sure the merchandise is always good quality, clean, and priced fairly.

Shop Information


233 W. Amerige Ave. Fullerton, CA 92832
((2 blocks west of Harbor Blvd and 1 block north of Commonwealth, across the street from the Fullerton Police Department)

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Mondays and Holidays

Call:  714) 525-1041

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