Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary school students “shop” for brand new clothing at local clothing stores.

School Supplies

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.

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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.

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Dressing for Success

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

2015-16 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to Placer County


thousand people served in Placer County


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events


Make a Difference Day 

On October 22nd millions across the Nation will participate in one of the largest national days for community service.  Assistance League of Greater Placer’s goal is to collect and donate 500 books to the local Boys and Girls Club in Placer County.  Please help by donating a new or gently used child’s book.  For more information.




Thrift Shop News!  A Special evening was planned by a group of members that call themselves the “Baker’s Dozen.”  This wonderful idea was to provide teenage girls with affordable dresses for special functions – homecoming and prom.  A plea was heard around the community including our membership calling for dress donations. Gratefully in 5 months over 150 dresses were donated.  For more information.


Fall Tea and “Fashion on a Budget

Each year in October, this event attracts 400 ladies who, for a few hours, enjoy delicious food and wonderful company and watch a fabulous fashion show.  Guests dress trendy, with some wearing fashionable hats displaying flowers, feathers, and lace.

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in Placer County.
Assistance League of Greater Placer is now welcoming new members at any time.

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

Shop Information


1263 Grass Valley Highway
Auburn, CA 95604
(in the Fiddler Green Shopping Center)

Hours of Operation:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Mondays  and Holidays

Call:  (530) 885-1982

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