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

Third Annual Recognition Ceremony

The ceremony sponsored by the Placer County Employment Services and the Business Advantage Network was held in Rocklin on November 16, 2017.  Assistance League of Greater Placer  – Dressing for Success program was awarded a “Certificate of Recognition” in recognition of our commitment to our community by providing support and services for Placer County Employment Services participants.

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Sacramento River Cats Game

GAME ON!  Assistance League of Greater Placer is teaming up with the Sacramento River Cats to offer the opportunity to you and your family and friends to purchase ballpark tickets for the game scheduled on May 27th, 2018, Sunday.

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Legacy of Literacy

Along with 120 Assistance League chapters across the country, Assistance League Greater Placer is participating in an annual Legacy of Literacy event to make a transformative difference in the future of all children by promoting literacy.

In support of this event, we are collecting new and gently used books for children Kindergarten to 3rd grade until February 23rd at locations within our community.  Click here to see the locations. Monetary donations for the purchase of books will also be accepted.  To donate now, click here Assistance League Greater Placer’s Legacy of Literacy event will culminate with a celebration of reading at the Assistance League Greater Placer Thrift Shop on February 24th at 1:00 p.m.   Come join us for refreshments, children’s book giveaways, an appearance by the Kids on the Block puppets and much more.

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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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