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.

2018-2019 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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2019 Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” Event

Here are a few of the beautiful table settings attendees of the annual Fall Tea were treated to Saturday, October 12th. The tables were set by the members’ own dishes or ones donated to the Thrift Shop. The fun event was held at the Rocklin Event Center where all enjoyed the delicious food and loved […]

Greorge Cirby Elementary School receives new books through Golden 1 Grant!

We were delighted to be able to present books to these happy students at George Cirby Elementary School. The school shared a $5000 Golden 1 Community Book grant with 3 other schools, based on literacy levels, which allowed our chapter to allocate $1250 to purchase 77 new books for their library and K through 5th […]

2019 Continuing Scholarship Recipients

We are proud to report on the success of 4 of our continuing scholarship recipients! Top row: Laura Spitzer graduated from Sierra College with an AS in Social and Behavioral Science and an AS in Natural Sciences. She is applying for admission to nursing programs. Vanessa Pohley graduated with Honors from Sierra College with a […]

“CONNECT2019” – Assistance League® Annual Conference

This year, the Annual Assistance League® Conference, was held September 4-7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The conference offered delegates from the 120 chapters opportunities to network with other chapters, participate in interactive workshops, and hear from some dynamic local and national speakers. Representing our Assistance League® of Greater Placer Chapter were front […]

Sally Klink Wins Bike Raffle

Congratulations to Sally Klink, for being the winning ticket holder in our recent Bike Raffle. The Raffle was held at Auburn Honda where participants were treated to a complimentary BBQ lunch for the benefit of our Chapter! A big THANKS to all who helped make this a successful fundraiser. Proceeds will help support our many […]

August 2019 Foothill Magazine Highlights the Thrift Shop

Our very own Thrift Shop was recently featured in the August issue of Foothill Magazine, a special section of the Auburn Journal! Besides mentioning all the benefits of the Thrift Shop, the article also highlighted the 13 philanthropic programs the Thrift Shop helps fund through the generous donations from the community and the many shoppers […]

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