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Violet Richardson Award

Soroptimist International presents the Violet Richardson Award to young women each year between the ages of 14 to 17 who volunteers in the community, sees challenges instead of obstacles and believes in the power of volunteer action.  This award recognizes young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. One […]

Celerity Chef

Pictured are Val and Audrey, two of the five dedicated Assistance League® of Greater Placer members who baked and distributed goodies and information about our wonderful chapter to attendees of the recent Auburn 49er Lions Club Celerity Chef event.

Sun City Lincoln Hills “It’s The Lifestyle”

Three of our Assistance League® of Greater Placer members, Pam, Carol, and Cheryl, represented our chapter at the “It’s The Lifestyle!” Expo on Tuesday, February 26th, in Sun City Lincoln Hills. This annual event had over 70 Lincoln Hills clubs and community interest groups participating, plus various local non-profit organizations.

Action Week!

Assistance League ACTION! Week, February 24 – March 2, 2019! Our chapter participated in this nationwide effort to raise awareness of the importance of promoting childhood literacy and putting books in the hands of children who might not have access to them. Students, pictured with Principal Amy Westberg, received new books for their library.

Celebrity Chef

You don’t want to miss the Auburn 49er Lions Club 33rd annual Celebrity Chef Event March 7th between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm at the Gold Country Fairgrounds! There, you will have an opportunity to sample many different food items made by some exceptional chefs from our local area. And by purchasing your ticket at the Assistance […]

Lincoln Community Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League® of Greater Placer, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization is honored to have been selected as a recipient of a Lincoln Community Foundation grant. Pictured is Ellen Fickewirth, the Grants Coordinator, who presented the certificate to members Vicki Harris and Carolyn Thomas.  Under our Operation: School Bell® School Clothes Shopping Program, we will provide clothing to approximately […]

Assistance League®- Action! Week

As part of Assistance League®’s nationwide “Action! Week” campaign to improve literacy, our Assistance League of Greater Placer chapter will be purchasing needed books for designated local elementary schools. The books will be presented to the schools during, “ACTION! Week” which is the week of February 24th to March 2nd.

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 […]

Bingo Round-Up 2018 Sponsors

On behalf of Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Board and chapter members, we want to give each of you a heart-felt thank you for your commitment to making this event so successful.   It was the vision of our chapter to entertain, and provide a fun-filled time at our 11th annual Bingo Round-Up for our community members […]

Bingo Round-Up 2018

Head ‘em up! Move ‘em out! That’s the call from members of Assistance League of Greater Placer to round up your friends and attend their 9th annual Bingo Round-Up. This event is the signature fundraiser for the nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that is celebrating 30 years of service in the Greater Placer community. In addition to […]

Celebrity Chef

A Past Event …Celebrity Chef a fun time for all! Enjoy a variety and delicious food expertly prepared by chefs from local areas.  A fantastic time for the entire family!

We’re Spreading MODness!

Assistance League® Greater Placer has teamed up with MOD Pizza for a fundraiser for our philanthropic programs on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, between 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM for a dine in, take out, or phone order.   MOD Pizza will donate 20% for each order.

Sacramento River Cats Game

Did someone say BASEBALL?  AT CHRISTMAS TIME?  What could be easier FOR THOSE PEOPLE HARD TO BUY FOR?   Plus your River Cats game ticket purchase will help support Assistance League’s wonderful philanthropic programs.  Our ballpark Section is 122, just below the Legacy Club, however, you can buy tickets in any section of the ballpark, including […]

Festival of Lights Parade – Auburn

What fun it was to participate in the Festival of Lights Parade in Auburn on December 2nd!  Dedicated volunteers gathered to decorate the float with lots of colorful lights and props for a joyful holiday scene for all the onlookers.  Among the members participating included, in part, were  Kids on the Block puppeteers, walking bears […]

Third Annual Recognition Ceremony

Assistance League of Greater Placer’s Dressing for Success program was awarded a “Certificate of Recognition” by Placer County Employment Services and the Business Advantage Network. These two groups recommend their participants to us for our Dressing for Success Program throughout the year.  “Our dedication to Placer County has allowed the Employment Services Program to grow […]

Legacy of Literacy – 2018

A big THANK YOU to all the generous members of the Greater Placer communities who donated an amazing 1800 books to our Legacy of Literacy Book Drive! The books will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club and area programs to help improve literacy in Placer County. Pictured are some of the fun things […]

Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” Fundraiser

Assistance League® of Greater Placer members are holding their Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” fundraiser this year at the Rocklin Event Center in Rocklin on Wednesday, Oct 18 with a cost of $40 of which $20 is tax deductible. Forty distinctive, one of a kind, tables are set for a “Tea Party”. All […]

Tutor Time Award

Assistance League members Jan Krug and Linda Dorety are volunteers in our Tutor Time Program. They share tutoring of a 1st-grade class at Alta Vista Elementary located in Auburn and were recently presented with a Thank You plaque that was created by the teacher and students. Each gold dot is a firefly made by each child. […]

Child’s Bike Raffle Event

Past event: Raffle tickets may be purchased at our Assistance League Thrift Shop, 1263 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn; Fiddler Green Plaza, Auburn.  Come out and show your support

Special Recognition for Operation School Bell® Shopping

Assistance League® of Greater Placer Operation School Bell Shopping program was nominated with other community programs to receive the Project 100% award for excellence honoring exceptional achievements “dedicated to enhancing life-challenged children and families.” Hundreds of potential winners were considered to be celebrated at this event, as one of two dozen, Operation School Bell Shopping […]

Chapter History

2017 – Celebrating 30 Years of Caring and Commitment Our beginnings…

2017 Day of Giving Thank You

On May 4, 2017 – Thanks to you, we raised $7,697 in 24 hours to improve the lives of children in need throughout Placer County. How? Through your generous donation on the Big Day of Giving, children will shop for their own school clothes and shoes, receive school backpacks filled with school supplies, dictionaries, personal […]

Day of Giving 2017

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 4th 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 […]

Bingo Round-Up

Head ‘em up! Move ‘em out! That’s the call from members of Assistance League of Greater Placer to round up your friends and attend their 8th annual Bingo Round-Up. When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Two Sessions, 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and at 5:00 […]

December 2016

December is always busy for our chapter,  especially during our December Regular meeting.  This year wasn’t any different – it always seems to have the hustle and bustle as any holiday time! Our chapter traditionally has a silent auction with items donated by our members, plus this year we were entertained by our own creative and […]

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Violet Richardson Award

Soroptimist International presents the Violet Richardson Award to young women each year between the ages of 14 to 17 who volunteers in the community, sees challenges instead of obstacles and believes in the power of volunteer action.  This award recognizes young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. One […]

Celerity Chef

Pictured are Val and Audrey, two of the five dedicated Assistance League® of Greater Placer members who baked and distributed goodies and information about our wonderful chapter to attendees of the recent Auburn 49er Lions Club Celerity Chef event.

Sun City Lincoln Hills “It’s The Lifestyle”

Three of our Assistance League® of Greater Placer members, Pam, Carol, and Cheryl, represented our chapter at the “It’s The Lifestyle!” Expo on Tuesday, February 26th, in Sun City Lincoln Hills. This annual event had over 70 Lincoln Hills clubs and community interest groups participating, plus various local non-profit organizations.

Action Week!

Assistance League ACTION! Week, February 24 – March 2, 2019! Our chapter participated in this nationwide effort to raise awareness of the importance of promoting childhood literacy and putting books in the hands of children who might not have access to them. Students, pictured with Principal Amy Westberg, received new books for their library.

Celebrity Chef

You don’t want to miss the Auburn 49er Lions Club 33rd annual Celebrity Chef Event March 7th between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm at the Gold Country Fairgrounds! There, you will have an opportunity to sample many different food items made by some exceptional chefs from our local area. And by purchasing your ticket at the Assistance […]

Lincoln Community Foundation Awards Grant

Assistance League® of Greater Placer, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization is honored to have been selected as a recipient of a Lincoln Community Foundation grant. Pictured is Ellen Fickewirth, the Grants Coordinator, who presented the certificate to members Vicki Harris and Carolyn Thomas.  Under our Operation: School Bell® School Clothes Shopping Program, we will provide clothing to approximately […]

Assistance League®- Action! Week

As part of Assistance League®’s nationwide “Action! Week” campaign to improve literacy, our Assistance League of Greater Placer chapter will be purchasing needed books for designated local elementary schools. The books will be presented to the schools during, “ACTION! Week” which is the week of February 24th to March 2nd.

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 […]

Bingo Round-Up 2018 Sponsors

On behalf of Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Board and chapter members, we want to give each of you a heart-felt thank you for your commitment to making this event so successful.   It was the vision of our chapter to entertain, and provide a fun-filled time at our 11th annual Bingo Round-Up for our community members […]

Bingo Round-Up 2018

Head ‘em up! Move ‘em out! That’s the call from members of Assistance League of Greater Placer to round up your friends and attend their 9th annual Bingo Round-Up. This event is the signature fundraiser for the nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that is celebrating 30 years of service in the Greater Placer community. In addition to […]

Celebrity Chef

A Past Event …Celebrity Chef a fun time for all! Enjoy a variety and delicious food expertly prepared by chefs from local areas.  A fantastic time for the entire family!

We’re Spreading MODness!

Assistance League® Greater Placer has teamed up with MOD Pizza for a fundraiser for our philanthropic programs on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, between 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM for a dine in, take out, or phone order.   MOD Pizza will donate 20% for each order.

Sacramento River Cats Game

Did someone say BASEBALL?  AT CHRISTMAS TIME?  What could be easier FOR THOSE PEOPLE HARD TO BUY FOR?   Plus your River Cats game ticket purchase will help support Assistance League’s wonderful philanthropic programs.  Our ballpark Section is 122, just below the Legacy Club, however, you can buy tickets in any section of the ballpark, including […]

Festival of Lights Parade – Auburn

What fun it was to participate in the Festival of Lights Parade in Auburn on December 2nd!  Dedicated volunteers gathered to decorate the float with lots of colorful lights and props for a joyful holiday scene for all the onlookers.  Among the members participating included, in part, were  Kids on the Block puppeteers, walking bears […]

Third Annual Recognition Ceremony

Assistance League of Greater Placer’s Dressing for Success program was awarded a “Certificate of Recognition” by Placer County Employment Services and the Business Advantage Network. These two groups recommend their participants to us for our Dressing for Success Program throughout the year.  “Our dedication to Placer County has allowed the Employment Services Program to grow […]

Legacy of Literacy – 2018

A big THANK YOU to all the generous members of the Greater Placer communities who donated an amazing 1800 books to our Legacy of Literacy Book Drive! The books will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club and area programs to help improve literacy in Placer County. Pictured are some of the fun things […]

Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” Fundraiser

Assistance League® of Greater Placer members are holding their Fall Tea and “Fashions on a Budget” fundraiser this year at the Rocklin Event Center in Rocklin on Wednesday, Oct 18 with a cost of $40 of which $20 is tax deductible. Forty distinctive, one of a kind, tables are set for a “Tea Party”. All […]

Tutor Time Award

Assistance League members Jan Krug and Linda Dorety are volunteers in our Tutor Time Program. They share tutoring of a 1st-grade class at Alta Vista Elementary located in Auburn and were recently presented with a Thank You plaque that was created by the teacher and students. Each gold dot is a firefly made by each child. […]

Child’s Bike Raffle Event

Past event: Raffle tickets may be purchased at our Assistance League Thrift Shop, 1263 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn; Fiddler Green Plaza, Auburn.  Come out and show your support

Special Recognition for Operation School Bell® Shopping

Assistance League® of Greater Placer Operation School Bell Shopping program was nominated with other community programs to receive the Project 100% award for excellence honoring exceptional achievements “dedicated to enhancing life-challenged children and families.” Hundreds of potential winners were considered to be celebrated at this event, as one of two dozen, Operation School Bell Shopping […]

Chapter History

2017 – Celebrating 30 Years of Caring and Commitment Our beginnings…

2017 Day of Giving Thank You

On May 4, 2017 – Thanks to you, we raised $7,697 in 24 hours to improve the lives of children in need throughout Placer County. How? Through your generous donation on the Big Day of Giving, children will shop for their own school clothes and shoes, receive school backpacks filled with school supplies, dictionaries, personal […]

Day of Giving 2017

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 4th 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 […]

Bingo Round-Up

Head ‘em up! Move ‘em out! That’s the call from members of Assistance League of Greater Placer to round up your friends and attend their 8th annual Bingo Round-Up. When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Two Sessions, 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and at 5:00 […]

December 2016

December is always busy for our chapter,  especially during our December Regular meeting.  This year wasn’t any different – it always seems to have the hustle and bustle as any holiday time! Our chapter traditionally has a silent auction with items donated by our members, plus this year we were entertained by our own creative and […]