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.

2017-18 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

Bingo Round-Up 2019

Head ’em up! Move ’em out! That’s the call from members of Assistance League of Greater Placer to round up your friends and attend their 12th annual Bingo Round-Up on Wednesday, April 10th. This event is the signature fundraiser for the nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that is celebrating 22 years of service in the Greater Placer community.

Two sessions to choose from: Session 1 is 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm – doors open at 11:00 am and Session 2: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm – doors open at 5:00 pm.

News & Events

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Celerity Chef

Pictured are Val and Audrey, two of the five dedicated Assistance League® of Greater Placer members who baked and distributed goodies and information about our wonderful chapter to attendees of the recent Auburn 49er Lions Club Celerity Chef event.

Sun City Lincoln Hills “It’s The Lifestyle”

Three of our Assistance League® of Greater Placer members, Pam, Carol, and Cheryl, represented our chapter at the “It’s The Lifestyle!” Expo on Tuesday, February 26th, in Sun City Lincoln Hills. This annual event had over 70 Lincoln Hills clubs and community interest groups participating, plus various local non-profit organizations.

Action Week!

Assistance League ACTION! Week, February 24 – March 2, 2019! Our chapter participated in this nationwide effort to raise awareness of the importance of promoting childhood literacy and putting books in the hands of children who might not have access to them. Students, pictured with Principal Amy Westberg, received new books for their library.

Celebrity Chef

You don’t want to miss the Auburn 49er Lions Club 33rd annual Celebrity Chef Event March 7th between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm at the Gold Country Fairgrounds! There, you will have an opportunity to sample many different food items made by some exceptional chefs from our local area. And by purchasing your ticket at the Assistance […]

Lincoln Community Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League® of Greater Placer, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization is honored to have been selected as a recipient of a Lincoln Community Foundation grant. Pictured is Ellen Fickewirth, the Grants Coordinator, who presented the certificate to members Vicki Harris and Carolyn Thomas.  Under our Operation: School Bell® School Clothes Shopping Program, we will provide clothing to approximately […]

Assistance League®- Action! Week

As part of Assistance League®’s nationwide “Action! Week” campaign to improve literacy, our Assistance League of Greater Placer chapter will be purchasing needed books for designated local elementary schools. The books will be presented to the schools during, “ACTION! Week” which is the week of February 24th to March 2nd.

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.