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 purchases 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.

2019-2020 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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Members Help Stock “Clothes Closets”

Members have been stocking Placer County schools’ “Clothes Closets” during the pandemic. Many of the 104 schools that we work with to clothe children in need have small emergency clothes closets on campus. A small amount of warm clothing and underwear is kept to help children who have accidents, get wet or muddy, or who […]

Backpacks for the Homeless

Pictured with backpacks for the homeless, are Vanity Vrilakas, Linda Arlen, Chair, and Claire Dendinger, a few of the caring members of the  Reaching Out committee. The backpacks are filled with a poncho, flashlight, water bottle, 4 pairs of socks, cloth face masks, hand sanitizer and a knitted hat. The hats and masks were all […]

Fun Donations to Boys &Girls Club for ACTION! Week!

As part of our participation in ACTION! Week, Feb 22-26, which celebrates Anne Banning’s birthday, the founder of Assistance League, the caring members of our Chapter purchased requested new books for Boys & Girls Club of Placer County and provided computer mice and earbuds and white boards. All will be eagerly used by the children! […]

Prospective Member Informational Zoom Meeting

Are you looking to join an organization that transforms the lives of children and adults through philanthropic programs in Placer County? We welcome, women, men, teens, working professionals, and stay-at-home parents that want to give back to their local community with whatever time they have available. There is a program that fits your schedule and […]

Feeding the Homeless

In an effort to help feed the homeless in Placer County, we recently partnered with the Subway Sandwich Shop,  in the Rocklin Commons Mall off Sierra College Blvd. Pictured are Subway owner Chad Chohan, on the right, and his son, Isai, who provided 34 foot-long sandwiches, at cost, to help feed the 100 temporary residents […]

2020 Year in Review

Our year 2020 was a challenging one, but we were still able to assist those in need in our communities through Operation School Bell®,  providing scholarships, the Crayon program, helping with coats for the homeless, to name a few. To see some of our accomplishments over the past year, visit

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