Assistance League® of Greater Placer is one of the more than 120 chapters of Assistance League, a national nonprofit organization that puts caring and commitment into action. In the fiscal year ending May 31, 2022, our chapter had 192 dedicated members who volunteered 40,116 service hours and touched the lives of more than 8,000 people in Placer County & adjoining communities through our philanthropic programs.
Providing over 30 years of service in
Mission, Vision and Values
Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.
Essential needs are met in our community and families flourish.
Assistance League of Greater Placer, with a rich history of supporting the vision and talents of volunteers engaged in personal service to their communities, embraces the following values
Commitment – Leadership – Ethics – Accountability – Respect
Our Fiscal Year - Ending May 2022
In the Fiscal Year ending May 31, 2022, our accomplishments include:
- Provided 1,500 children with new clothing and supplied clothing to local school clothes closets
- 350 students received backpacks and school supplies.
- Awarded over $31,000 college scholarships to alternative school graduates
- 55 senior care residents had their days brightened with cards and blankets
- Provided 26 people with clothing to re-enter the work force
- Helped 103 families with unforeseen emergency needs
- Provided 128 students with new pairs of shoes
- Over 500 coats were distributed to local citizens needing warmth
- Assisted 3500 homeless/displaced Placer County citizens with backpacks, meals, coats, and clothing
- Provided emergency clothing and kits to 50 survivors of assault
- Our Emergency Outreach Program assisted 69 families affected by the River Fire
- The Waste Not Program distributed 1100 bags of goods to those in need
- Voted “Best of the Best Nonprofit” and “Best of the Best Thrift Shop” in the Auburn Journal survey!
Assistance League Thrift Shop is managed and staffed completely by member volunteers and is stocked with gently used donations of clothing and other merchandise. Proceeds from our Thrift Shop, in addition to our Annual Appeal, Bingo Fundraiser, grants and donations, support our philanthropic programs in Placer County & adjoining communities. Tax-deductible donations are appreciated.
Our Chapter 5-Year Strategic Plan:
Assistance League of Greater Placer members are available to provide fashion shows for women’s groups or organizations and provide presentations explaining how our various programs create a better community. Contact VPMarketingComm@ALGreaterPlacer.org or call (530) 885-4397 for information.
Assistance League Impact Nationwide
Assistance League of Greater Placer 2022-2023 Board of Directors
Vice President Education Administration
Vice President Membership
Vice President Philanthropic Programs
Vice President Resource Development
Vice President Marketing Communications
Janet Wheatley & Kathleen Geary