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 Auburn’s BEST of the BEST Nonprofit Award!

A big THANK YOU to all who voted for Assistance League® of Greater Placer as the best Nonprofit in the Auburn Journal poll! Pictured with the BEST of the BEST award are Janice, VP Marketing; Sydney, President; and Anne, Treasurer. We are proud to have been chosen for this great honor and will continue to provide […]

Angels For Aging Provide Lunch and Friendship

The Assistance League® of Great Placer’s Angels for Aging program provides smiles, kind words, a listening ear, and other caring acts to those in assisted living facilities who have been referred to us. Our Angels recently had a fun-filled special lunch with the residents of a local facility. Great fun and a great lunch was […]

Assisteens 2019 Open House

The recent Ice Cream Social and Open House for Assisteens®, was a big success but, if you missed it, don’t fret. Application deadline is September 30, 2019. Graduating seniors were presented with certificates of thanks for their service and prospective members were welcomed, and all enjoyed the ice cream! Assisteens is now accepting applications from […]

2019 – 10 and 20 Year Honored Members

At the Annual June meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer, members who had volunteered for 10 and 20 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 […]

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