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

News & Events


Our hearts are with the entire community of Paradise and surrounding areas affected by the Camp Fire.  Please consider a tax-deductible donation assisting in serving the many family evacuees.  Our members are able to supply much-needed items and other goods through your donation.

Assisteens Volunteer

Assisteens® of Greater Placer members volunteer at our Thrift Shop.

Assisteens is the youth auxiliary of Assistance League chapters.  Assisteens Auxiliaries have been a part of Assistance League chapters since 1959. Currently, 44 Assisteens units provide volunteer service and leadership opportunities for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Thank You Save Mart

Assistance League® of Greater Placer is proud to announce that we have received a Save Mart CARES Grant of $2,500! Save Mart CARES is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  Save Mart CARES selects non-profit charitable groups and programs in the communities that have a record of results and contribute to the advancement of the Community. Accepting the check from the Manager of the Auburn Save Mart are from left, Sherri Ewoldt, Thrift Shop Manager, and member, Barb Couture.  This grant will benefit our Dressing for Success Program..

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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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