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.

2015-16 Statistics

$190

thousand dollars returned to Placer County

10.8

thousand people served in Placer County

45.2

thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

Chapter History 

Charter members Lola Altus, Berti Cain and Judy Ussher (President at the time of our charter) were recognized at the May meeting with the award of our first 30-year pins. They shared wonderful stories of the early years with our members. They are an inspiration to us all!  For more information.

Child’s Bike Raffle Event 

Raffle tickets available now at the Thrift Shop, 1263 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn. $1 each or 6 for $5. Need not be present to win.  See flyer for more details.

Special Recognition

Assistance League of Greater Placer members, Trudi Riley-Quinn and Vicki Harris, received the “Have a Heart Award” on behalf of Assistance League of Greater Placer for Operation School Bell® Shopping.  Project 100% and Barnes & Noble presented the 2017 Awards honoring community excellence in education and supporting families.  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.

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

Address:

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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