Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Kindergarten through high school students “shop” for brand new clothing at local clothing stores.

School Supplies

School supplies are delivered to Placer County schools so students can start the school year with the same supplies as their classmates.

Sierra Bears

An in-house program that provides traumatized children and adults with 12” teddy bears.

Angels for Aging

An out-reach program that purchases gifts and cards for seniors in a care facility.

Competencies for Independent Living

An out-reach program providing concrete knowledge of life skills to at-risk teenagers attending court-ordered or community schools in Placer County.

The Kids on the Block

An educational puppet program performed in schools to enlighten children about bullying, school safety and learning differences.

Dressing for Success

An outreach program that provides unemployed men and women with clothing to enhance their image as they seek employment.


The scholarship program provides ongoing financial aid and mentoring  to at-risk youth pursuing post high school training/education.

2018-2019 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

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2020 Scholarship Winner – Isabella Gomez

Our Scholarship Committee was honored to offer a scholarship to Isabella Gomez from Adelante High School in Roseville. Isabella exhibits all the qualities the committee seeks in recipients. She is hard working, tenacious, community focused and has proven her desire to change her life trajectory. As one of her teacher’s pointed out she, “perseveres through […]

Congratulations, New Board of Directors!

Join us in welcoming our newly elected board! Pictured are, top row: Linda Oddo, VP Membership; Janice Carey, VP Marketing/Communications; Trudi Riley-Quinn, Treasurer; Carol Blake, VP Education Administration; 2nd row Joanne Kutzman, President-Elect; Paulette Benedict, President; Jan Krug, VP Resource Development; 3rd row: Carol Brock, VP Philanthropic Programs; Anne Thompson, Assisteens® Liaison; and Audrey Fish, […]

Generous Donors on Big Day of Giving 2020!

The generosity of our donors during Big Day of Giving was heartwarming! We will be able to continue to provide services to those in need through our 12 philanthropic programs. Thank you for giving where your heart is!

Big Day of Giving – 2020

Will you join us and help us touch more lives in need in the Greater Placer area? Schedule your donation now, which will be posted May 7th, or donate on May 7th at We are excited to have $1000 in matching funds so your donation means even more! Additionally, when you use your Golden […]

2020 Scholarship Winner – Dorian Adams

The Scholarship Committee of Assistance League® of Greater Placer is delighted to announce our first new scholarship recipient for 2020-2021, Miss Dorion Adams. A recent graduate of Koinonia, Dorion has been accepted at a local community college where she hopes to pursue studies in sociology, child development, communications, and ethnic studies.

Robert Kemp Community Endowment Grant from Placer Community Foundation

We are the grateful recipient of a grant from the Robert Kemp Community Endowment Fund. Robert Kemp, the child of Russian immigrants, was a World War II veteran. His varied career included teaching Management and Supervision at the junior college level and service as a probation officer. After retirement, he served on the Seniors Advisory […]

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Assistance League of Greater Placer welcomes new members at any time.


Your contribution, small or large, will make a difference!


Our Thrift Shop is our primary source of funding for our philanthropic programs.