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

Big Day of Giving

On May 2nd, we are asking you to participate in a huge and historic event for our region, the BIG Day of Giving, where, over a 24-hour period from midnight to midnight, Assistance League of Greater Placer will join over 600 other nonprofits to raise donations, engage over 25,000 donors, and make our region #1 as the most generous community in the country on this national day of giving!

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Assisteens’ Easter Basket Project

The Assisteens purchased and made up Easter Baskets for several families in need who were referred to them through a local social service agency. Assisteen Katie said “The Easter Basket was an overall fun project! I had a great time helping pick out fun toys for the kids and then putting them together for the […]

Bingo Round-Up

Assistance League® of Greater Placer held another successful Bingo Event Wednesday, April 10th! Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who worked tirelessly to put on the event, thank you to all those who attended, and a very special THANK YOU to our very generous sponsors – Gold Buckle Sponsors: Venita Rhea’s, Chris Packard of […]

Firebells’ Fashion Show at Lake of the Pines

Sixteen Assistance League® of Great Placer member/models showed off an assortment of beautiful clothes and accessories from our Assistance League of Greater Placer Thrift Shop at the annual Firebells’ Fashion Show at Lake of the Pines. Val Harrison provided wonderful music to accompany and enhance the show. The fashions were available for purchase and many attendees took […]

Violet Richardson Award

Soroptimist International presents the Violet Richardson Award to young women each year between the ages of 14 to 17 who volunteers in the community, sees challenges instead of obstacles and believes in the power of volunteer action.  This award recognizes young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. One […]

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.

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