Our Mission: Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.

Help support Operation School Bell®, our chapter’s largest philanthropic program that includes programs that provide assistance to children in need throughout the Greater Placer communities who have been referred to us. To donate, scan the QR code or go to tinyurl.com/2023AnnualAppeal for credit cards, or mail a check to Assistance League of Greater Placer, noting it’s for Annual Appeal.

Your donation can make a difference in the lives of children and families in need in our local communities.


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.

Angels for Aging

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

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.

2022-2023 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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Best of the Best Awards for “Best Nonprofit” and “Best Thrift Shop”!

The community has voted and the results are in! Assistance League® of Greater Placer has been voted BOTH BEST NONPROFIT and BEST THRIFT SHOP in the Auburn Journal’s Best of the Best campaign for 2023. Thank You to all who voted. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue assisting those […]

Welcome New Members!

At the September Meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer held at the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis, five new members were welcomed into the Chapter. Pictured left to right: Ronda Duncan, Neva Parker, Chrystie DeSoto, Pat Dusterhoft, and Diane Schultz. Not pictured are Lisa Bates and Linda Rafferty who also joined but could […]

Melany Spangler Honored at Assisteens® Meeting

At the recent Assisteens’ meeting, Melany Spangler was recognized for her 2 years of service as the Chair of the awesome group of Assisteens®, the youth auxiliary of Assistance League®. Melany did a great job as Chair guiding the group during their meetings and projects. Everyone appreciated the way she stepped up to help in […]

Assisteens® Work on Bracelet Project

Members of Assisteens®, The youth auxiliary of Assistance League®,  made bracelets for an upcoming holiday season fundraiser. Each teen picked beads and handmade each bracelet. The funds from this project will go to the various philanthropic projects the amazing youth lead group has. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Assisteens or […]

Northern California Assistance League® Chapters Hold Meeting

There was a two day conference for all of the Northern California Chapters of Assistance League, including Reno. It was very informative and the networking with other chapters was especially helpful. There were several breakout sessions on Membership and Retention, Leadership Development, Fundraising, Marketing and Social Media, Thrift Shops, Strategic Planning and DEI. There was […]

Liaisons Hold Orientation Meeting

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Liaison Committee held a Back to School orientation for its members. This wonderful group of 40 volunteers are the liaisons to 104 Placer County Schools. They are the vital conduits providing information and support for all of our Operation School Bell® programs. Each school liaison is given a packet […]


Thank You to our Advisory Council Members

for their advice and counsel.

        • Joe Flores: Flores & Associates Insurance Services: Medicare, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Real Estate Service, Roseville
        • Rana Ghadban: CEO Rocklin Chamber of Commerce, Roseville
        • Nichelle Montano: VP, Branch Manager, First Foundation Bank, Auburn
        • Alan Shuttleworth: Retired Superintendent, Colfax Elementary District; Professor Emeritus, Sierra College

Interested in connecting with your community?
Check out the number of ways you can get involved.


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.