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


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 monetary donation.

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Assisteens® Junior Department

The Assisteens are starting a Junior Department in Assistance League of Greater Placer Thrift Shop. The goal is to have a special day where the shop has extended hours from 4 – 6 pm. To kick off this effort, teen The Assisteens are recruiting new members from grades 7 – 11 to join in January to get […]

Assisteens® Help Family

During the holidays, Greater Placer Assisteens® member Autumn Sky Rosenberg and adult member, Kathy Myers helped make the holidays brighter for a local family.

Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” 2018

A big THANK YOU to the generous sponsors of our Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” fundraiser which took place on October 17. With their support, we once again had a very successful event. The proceeds will benefit children, adults, and the elderly in need throughout our local community. Thank you again to the […]

Chapter’s June Annual Meeting

At our June meeting held at Lake of the Pines, some wonderful Assistance League of Greater Placer members were recognized for their many years of service to our communities by their tireless efforts on behalf of our philanthropic programs, working in the Thrift Shop, and helping with our fundraising events. Pictured are 20-year members: Mary Ellen […]

Competencies and Scholarship Programs – Laura Spitzer

Laura Spitzer spoke to Assistance League members about the pivotal role the Competencies Program played in her life when she was in the short term residential therapeutic program at Koinonia’s Home for Teens, a division of Koinonia Family Services in Placer County. Laura successfully completed the substance abuse treatment program there and has been sober for almost […]

Day of Giving 2018

Assistance League® of Greater Placer is one of over 600 nonprofits who participate in the BIG Day of Giving each year.  This year on May 3rd thousands of donors will be generously giving to a nonprofit of their choice.  We are hopeful we will be one of your choices. For 30 years we have been […]

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