Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary 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.

2018-2019 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

2019 – 10 and 15 Year Honored Members

At the Annual June meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer, members who had volunteered for 10 and 15 years were honored for their service. Pictured are some of the honorees who were able to attend. Thank you ladies, for your dedication, energy, talents, and time serving those in need in the Greater Placer communities!

2019 Ada Edwards Award

Julie Malvey was the well deserved recipient of the Ada Edwards Award at the Annual June Meeting. Last year’s winner, Betty Fields, presented the award to Julie. This award is presented to the Assistance League® of Greater Placer member whose behind the scenes contributions are significant and which exemplify the attributes of Ada Edwards Laughlin […]

Old Town Pizza Fundraiser

Want to enjoy some delicious pizza and support Assistance League® of Greater Placer at the same time? Pick up a flyer at the Thrift Shop in Fiddler Green Plaza, 1263 Grass Valley Hwy,  and bring it with you to Old Town Pizza Tuesday, June 11th. Old Town Pizza will donate 15% of the total cost […]

Assisteens® Blanket Project

Assisteens® Ashley and Katie are making blankets – looks like fun! Ashley asks teens who will be entering 7th through 12th grade this fall this question: “Want to make blankets for needy children? Join Assisteens for a fun and easy way to get involved with the community and gain tons of volunteer hours! For an […]

Assisteens® Open House 2019

You are invited to the Assisteens® Open House! Come enjoy an ice cream social, learn about Assisteens, and celebrate our graduating seniors. Assisteens is the youth auxiliary of Assistance League chapters which provides valuable volunteer service and leadership opportunities for students in grades 7 through 12. If unable to attend the Open House, find an […]

100+ Women Who Care Presentation

A presentation of our chapter’s philanthropic programs was made at the 100+ Women Who Care, Placer County, event on Thursday, May 9th. We met a lot of wonderful women and received a basketful of donations for our Operation School Bell® program which helps clothe children in need who are referred to us. Representing our chapter, […]

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