Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Kindergarten through high 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.

Angels for Aging

An out-reach program that provides gifts and cards for seniors in a care facility.

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.

2021-2022 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to our communities


thousand people served in our communities


thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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Assisteens® Deliver Blankets to Rock Creek Care Center

Assisteens® of Greater Placer successfully completed a blanket project, funded through a $500 grant from the Karma for Cara Foundation. The donation was delivered to Rock Creek Care Center and distributed to residents! Thank you, Karma for Cara for the grant. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Assisteens, please visit (…/assisteens-of…/)

Mother Lode Model T Club Makes Generous Donation

Earlier this season, Assistance League® of Greater Placer gratefully accepted a generous donation from the Mother Lode Model T Club. Pictured, L to R, are Model T Club Treasurer Kitty Goodell, and President Gary Krezman, and Assistance League of Greater Placer President Katie Smith, and Vice President of Resource Development Joanne Kutzman. The generous donation […]

Auburn Host Lions Support Operation School Bell®

Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Operation School Bell® program recently held a shopping event at the Auburn Target store. Referred students were able to purchase new school clothes and shoes supported through the generous Auburn Host Lions Club Dan Higgins Award. Pictured from the Lions Club, are, L to R, Kevin Casey, Colleen Conley, and […]

Assistance League® of Greater Placer receives Dan Higgins Award

We are pleased to announce that our Operation School Bell® program has received the Auburn Host Lions Club Dan Higgins Award. Our program provides school clothing and shoes for students in need who have been referred to us by schools in the Auburn area. Pictured from left to right are Randy Maki, chairman of the […]

Best of the Best Nonprofit!

The community has voted and the results are in! Assistance League® of Greater Placer has been voted BEST NONPROFIT in the Auburn Journal’s Best of the Best campaign for 2022. Thank You to all who voted. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue assisting those in need in the Greater […]

Welcome to the New Board of Directors!

Assistance League® of Greater Placer is happy to present our 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Pictured in the front row, L to R, are: Assisteen® Liaison Jayne Campbell, Parliamentarian Kathleen Geary, VP Membership Paulette Benedict, and VP Education Administration, Caryl Day-Johnsen. Back row L to R are: Treasurer Trudi Riley Quinn, President Katie Smith, President-elect Janice […]


Thank You to our Advisory Council Members

for their advice and counsel.

        • Sandy Amara: Attorney, Mayor of Auburn
        • Joe Flores: Flores & Associates Insurance Services: Medicare, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Real Estate Service, Roseville
        • Rana Ghadban: CEO Rocklin Chamber of Commerce, Roseville
        • Nichelle Montano: VP, Branch Manager, First Foundation Bank, Auburn
        • Chris Packard: Financial Advisor, Packard Financial & Insurance Services, Auburn
        • Randy Tooker: CEO Boys and Girls Club, Auburn/Roseville
        • Alan Shuttleworth: Retired Superintendent, Colfax Elementary District; Professor Emeritus, Sierra College



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Assistance League of Greater Placer welcomes new members at any time.


Your contribution, small or large, will make a difference!


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