Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary school students “shop” for brand new clothing at local clothing stores.

School Supplies

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.

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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.

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Dressing for Success

An outreach program that provides unemployed men and women with clothing to enhance their image as they seek employment.

2015-16 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to Placer County


thousand people served in Placer County


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events


Make a Difference Day 

President Elect Marcia Bush is shown delivering the children’s books our chapter collected for Make a Difference Day to the Boys and Girls Club Director of Programs Jenn Cross Paulsen in Auburn. The children were excited to see all the books and the many stories they offer.   For more information.



“A Little Night Music”

“A Litle Night Music”  A special night of swing music enjoyment provided to you by non-other than clarinetist extraordinaire, Bob Draga and ensemble.  For more information and On-Line Tickets.


Fall Tea and “Fashion on a Budget”

Each year in October, this event attracts 400 ladies who are delighted with a trendy fashion show while enjoying delicious food and each others company.  Guests can dress in their own fashion wear, with some wearing fashionable hats with lace, feathers, and flowers. For more information.

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.

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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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