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.

2016-17 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to Placer County


thousand people served in Placer County


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

Ada Edwards Laughlin Award 2018

Congratulations to Betty Field on receiving the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award which is given to the Assistance League of Greater Placer member whose behind the scenes contributions are significant and which exemplify the attributes of Ada Edwards Laughlin. Ada, along with Anne Banning, founded the national organization of Assistance League® in 1935 to promote volunteerism.

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Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget”

Assistance League® of Greater Placer members are holding their Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” fundraiser this year at the Rocklin Event Center in Rocklin, CA on Wednesday, Oct 17th with a cost of $45, of which $20 is tax deductible. Forty distinctive, one of a kind, tables are set for a “Tea Party”.

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Scholarship Program

Each time Assistance League can help these students stay in college or trade school, we give them the opportunity for a brighter future-they will have a better chance of succeeding in life. Education has the power to change lives and opens doors that may otherwise be closed.

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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.

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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