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Mother Lode Model T Club Makes Donation

The Mother Lode Model T Club President, Gary Krezman, (L) and Treasurer, Kitty Goodell, (R) visited the Chapter to present a check to Assistance League of Greater Placer President, Janice Carey (Middle). The donation will be used specifically for the Assistance League’s Community Assistance Program, which provides assistance to referred Placer County residents who may need […]

Placer County Makes Presentation on “Senior Frauds and Scams”

At the January Assistance League® of Greater Placer meeting, representatives from the Placer County Government made a presentation on the fraud, scams, and abuse perpetuated against vulnerable members of our community, especially seniors. The presentation was very informative, important, and timely. Some of the highlights of the presentation: -Speakers defined elder abuse and told why […]

Appreciation Reception Held for Major Contributions

In November, we held a special Appreciation Reception for some of the important businesses and individuals who contributed in a big way to supporting our thirteen philanthropic programs. These programs help to meet the needs of those in our community who have been referred to us by local agencies. Funds to support our programs are […]

First Foundation Bank Awards Scholarship Grant

Assistance League® of Greater Placer is  thrilled to announce that First Foundation Bank has generously awarded us a $20,000 grant to support our Scholarship Program which provides scholarships to underserved alternative education graduates in Placer County. This grant underscores the commitment of First Foundation Inc to our mission of transforming the lives of children and adults […]

Best of the Best Awards for “Best Nonprofit” and “Best Thrift Shop”!

The community has voted and the results are in! Assistance League® of Greater Placer has been voted BOTH BEST NONPROFIT and BEST THRIFT SHOP in the Auburn Journal’s Best of the Best campaign for 2023. Thank You to all who voted. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue assisting those […]

Welcome New Members!

At the September Meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer held at the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis, five new members were welcomed into the Chapter. Pictured left to right: Ronda Duncan, Neva Parker, Chrystie DeSoto, Pat Dusterhoft, and Diane Schultz. Not pictured are Lisa Bates and Linda Rafferty who also joined but could […]

Melany Spangler Honored at Assisteens® Meeting

At the recent Assisteens’ meeting, Melany Spangler was recognized for her 2 years of service as the Chair of the awesome group of Assisteens®, the youth auxiliary of Assistance League®. Melany did a great job as Chair guiding the group during their meetings and projects. Everyone appreciated the way she stepped up to help in […]

Assisteens® Work on Bracelet Project

Members of Assisteens®, The youth auxiliary of Assistance League®,  made bracelets for an upcoming holiday season fundraiser. Each teen picked beads and handmade each bracelet. The funds from this project will go to the various philanthropic projects the amazing youth lead group has. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Assisteens or […]

Northern California Assistance League® Chapters Hold Meeting

There was a two day conference for all of the Northern California Chapters of Assistance League, including Reno. It was very informative and the networking with other chapters was especially helpful. There were several breakout sessions on Membership and Retention, Leadership Development, Fundraising, Marketing and Social Media, Thrift Shops, Strategic Planning and DEI. There was […]

Liaisons Hold Orientation Meeting

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Liaison Committee held a Back to School orientation for its members. This wonderful group of 40 volunteers are the liaisons to 104 Placer County Schools. They are the vital conduits providing information and support for all of our Operation School Bell® programs. Each school liaison is given a packet […]

Waste Not Program Donates to Other Nonprofits

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Waste Not program provides an expanded community service with the emphasis of overseeing the distribution of unsalable items donated to, or purchased by, the Thrift Shop, the Operation School Bell® program, or any of our other programs, to other 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations or schools to provide for those […]

Scholarship Recipients Receive Chromebook

Shamara Thompson and Christopher Tebbs, (L to R) who are both attending Sierra College this fall, are our Charlie Gieseler Fund recipients for 2023. This fund, created in Charlie Gieseler’s honor after his passing in 2021, provides Chromebooks to scholarship recipients who need them. These laptops are a huge encouragement and are much appreciated by […]

2023 Scholarship Recipients!

Assistance League® of Greater Placer was proud to award scholarships this Spring 2023 to students from the following alternative education programs: Adelante High (Roseville), Independence High School (Roseville), Rocklin Alternative Education Center-RAEC (Rocklin), and Victory High School (Rocklin). This Scholarship Program is the only one of its kind in Placer County, administering renewable scholarships to […]

Assisteens® Work with Senior Citizens

The Assisteens® of Greater Placer have once again worked with the wonderful Rock Creek Care Center. The teens helped the residents of Rock Creek Care Center by doing a craft day. The Assisteens provided window art craft kits and helped the residents complete them. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Assisteens, […]

Rods and Relics of Lincoln Hills Makes Donation

Recently, Assistance League® of Greater Placer accepted a generous donation from the Downtown Lincoln Annual Rods & Relics June Car Show. The funds will be used to support our Drive to Thrive Program which provides assistance to agency referred women who need help with necessary car repairs experienced during difficult times. Pictured, L-R, are Assistance […]

City of Roseville Presents $25,000 Grant for School Clothing

At the July City of Roseville Grants Advisory Commission meeting, Assistance League® of Greater Placer members Patti Swan, Jamie Hershman, and Vicki Harris, (pictured L to R, 5th, 6th, and 7th) attended to accept a check for $25,000 for the Operation School Bell®’s grant “Roseville Kids Shop Head to Toe”. This very generous grant will […]

Welcome 2023-2024 Board

Recently, Assistance League® of Greater Placer held a retreat for its 2023-24 Board of Directors at the Lake of the Pines home of President Janice Carey. Picture, left to right, are VP of Membership Joanne Kutzman, Treasurer Jamie Hershman, Recording Secretary Jan Maris, Parliamentarian Kathleen Geary, President Janice Carey, Assisteen Liaison Jayne Campbell, President-elect Jan […]

Congratulations Kathleen Geary!

The Anne Banning Leadership Award is named after the founder of Assistance League®, who promoted the growth of effective volunteerism through leadership and education. This award demonstrates the importance and value of leadership to Assistance League chapters, while also honoring the accomplishments and dedication of the recipient. The attributes of a model recipient: • Has […]

Thank You 100+ Women Who Care Placer County

Assistance League of Greater Placer, along with Loomis Senior LIFE Center and Placer Food Bank were chosen to speak about their non-profits at the May 11th 100+Women Who Care Placer County meeting. We were excited to have been awarded the top donation for our efforts in working with the Greater Placer Community! 100+ Women is […]

Welcome New Members!

At our May General Meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming 3 new members! Picture L to R are Betty Noey, Kim Aldridge, and Valerie Lanza. We are looking forward to working with these talented women who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to our programs. Welcome Ladies!

Thank You for Big Day of Giving Donations!

All of us at Assistance League of Greater Placer want to give a big THANK YOU to all of you for your generous donations during Big Day of Giving! Your donations will help us continue providing services to those most in need in our Placer County communities. Children, adults, and families will benefit from the […]

Spotlight on Assisteens

Our Assisteens wer the featured program at the Thrift Shop on Saturday, April 29th. They are a wonderful group of teens who put Caring and Commitment to work for our local community. A few of their projects have been food drives, making blankets for Rock Creek Care Center and making a donation of books on […]

Spotlight on Literacy Enrichment

Recently, the Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Thrift Shop featured our Literacy Enrichment program as part of the ongoing monthly Spotlight program. We were excited to provide an opportunity for all to meet our awesome and dedicated Literacy volunteers and learn more about our Literacy Enrichment program for 1st to 3rd grade students. Many joined […]

Assisteens Welcome Prospective Members

Assisteens®, our youth auxiliary, had a very successful open house event. Teens in grades 7-12, and many of their parents, came to learn about Assisteens and what they do to be of service to our community. The current members of Assisteens and the chapter’s committee members welcomed the prospective new members. Jayne Campbell, Ann Thompson […]

Welcome New Members!

At our March General Meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming 5 new members! Picture L to R are Debby Raach, Cathy Bell, Sue Drumright, Linda Duste, and Kim Secor. We are looking forward to working with these talented women who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to our programs. Welcome Ladies!

Spotlight on Kids on the Block

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Kids on the Block Program is supported by your donations and purchases in the Thrift Shop. Customers had an opportunity to meet some of the cute puppets and our member puppeteers at the Thrift Shop who were on hand to answer questions about this wonderful educational program that provides […]

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 (https://www.assistanceleague.org/…/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 […]

Anne Banning Award presented to Anne Thompson

At the June meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer, we were happy to present the Anne Banning Leadership Award to Anne Thompson. This honor is named after the founder of Assistance League, who promoted the growth of effective volunteerism through leadership and education. This award demonstrates the importance and value of leadership to Assistance […]

TEGNA/ABCTV10 Award $5000 Grant to Assistance League® of Greater Placer

We were so grateful to be one of the 5 recipients who each received a $5000 grant from the TEGNA Foundation! TEGNA is the parent company of ABC10. The TEGNA Community Foundation Grant Program is “…designed to recognize and applaud deserving organizations for their efforts to positively impact the local community.” Pictured L to R […]

Linda Martinez Receives Ada Edwards Laughlin Award

Assistance League’s Ada Edwards Laughlin Award was presented to long time and hardworking member, Linda Martinez at our May meeting. Award recipients are chapter members who have been a member for a significant number of years, and have given outstanding “behind the scenes” service. The award is named for the co-founder of Assistance League who […]

Stand Up Placer Receives Gift Certificates

Pictured L to R are Mariah Ames from Stand Up Placer and Susan Pipkin, Support for Assault Survivors Chair. Assistance League of Greater Placer works with Stand Up Placer (SUP) whose mission is “Saving lives by empowering survivors and educating communities to stand up to domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.” Fifty $25 gift […]

Books for Auburn Elementary School

Pictured, at AUSD – Auburn Elementary School , is teacher, Mr Brownwell, accepting 41 books on cultural diversity from Kathleen Geary, Assistance League of Greater Placer’s Literacy Enrichment Chair. These books will expand the school’s library selection of reading materials available to students, and increase their knowledge about other cultures. What a fun way to […]

New Sponsor – Old Town Pizza

We are happy to announce that Old Town Pizza has become one of our sponsors! They have 4 locations to serve you delicious pizza, salads and desserts. They also have alternatives to having pizza, and lunch specials. Sponsorships help our chapter to assist children and adults in need who have been referred to our chapter. […]

Thank You to New Sponsor, Harley Properties!

Pictured, L-R, are Larry and Pam Harley, owners of Harley Properties and Management, presenting a $2,000 annual sponsorship check to Janice Carey of Assistance League of Greater Placer. Their generous sponsorship donation will help fund our philanthropic programs which assist children and families in need in the Greater Placer communities. “We are so lucky to […]

ACTION! Week 2022 – “Reading Safari”

Assistance League ® of Greater Placer launched their ACTION! Week event, “Reading Safari”, at Sierra Hills Elementary School in Meadow Vista and what a great time we had. We participated, along with 56 other chapters nationwide, in the National Marketing Committee’s effort to raise awareness of the importance of putting books into the hands of […]

Literacy Enrichment Program Participates in Family Literacy Night

Assistance League® of Greater Placer members Janice Noland and Kathleen Geary, participated in the AUSD – Auburn Elementary School‘s Family Literacy Night, March 3rd. Pictured is Janice Noland assisting a student read a story. This event was put on for the first time as part of Reading Across America week. Books were given out to […]

“Warmth Kits” for the Homeless!

The 1st picture on the left shows our elves, in the middle, Carol Brock, and on the right, Lyne Mullen, who had the fun task of delivering six dozen gift bags of “warmth kits” to the guests at the 7th Day Adventist Church’s homeless outreach program. The kits were anonymously donated by a generous Assistance […]

We Love Our Volunteers!

Assistance League® of Greater Placer, through our many programs, supports families in need throughout the year. At this time of the year, some families are in desperate situations and need more help than is generally available to them. When some of our members learned of a family in the Rocklin Unified School District that needed […]

Operation Sleigh Bells Project

What a joy it was working with Mercy Housing Projects and the Placer Community Foundation . Funding was provided by the Foundation to purchase toys and books for 37 children who will be moving into the Low Income Mercy Housing Project in Auburn. A big thank you to Target Auburn for their generous discounts for […]

Welcome New Partner – Auburn Police Department!

Six of the twenty-seven members of the Reaching Out Committee, met to fill backpacks with some necessities for our homeless population. Some of the items included in the backpacks are socks, a knit hat, rain poncho, bottle of water, hand sanitizer and a mask. Presenting the backpacks to Officer Johnson of the Auburn Police Department […]

Mother Lode Model T Club Makes Donation!

A big THANK YOU to Mother Lode Model T Club for their generous donation! Pictured from left to right are Kitty Goodell, treasurer, and Philip Lawrence, president, of the Mother Lode Model T Club and our Board members, Carol Brock, Joanne Kutzman, and Janice Noland. The Club, is a non-profit touring organization located in Auburn, […]

Operation School Bell® Award presented to the City of Roseville

The National Assistance League® Operation School Bell® Award for the City of Roseville was presented to Dominick Casey, Roseville City Manager, by the Assistance League of Greater Placer’s Operation School Bell Chair, Vicki Harris. This award is selectively given to those who have significantly supported a Chapter through financial, in-kind or service support, and to […]

Voted Best of the Best for Nonprofit and Thrift Shop!

A BIG THANK YOU to all who voted Assistance League® of Greater Placer as the BEST NONPROFIT and BEST THRIFT SHOP in the Auburn Journal’s Best of the Best categories! Your continued support is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue assisting those in need in the Greater Placer area.

Come to the Winchester Walk Fundraiser!

Want to experience beautiful scenery, go on a fitness journey, enjoy a beverage AND support Assistance League® of Greater Placer? Join us for the Winchester Walk Fundraiser Event Oct 5th at the beautiful Winchester Country Club! Walk any or all of the loops and enjoy the fall colors at one of the most beautiful golf […]

New Board Member Retreat

Pictured are the new 2021-2022 Board of Directors of Assistance League® of Greater Placer who finished up their two day retreat at the beautiful home of our president, Joanne Kutzman. A delicious lunch was served to all, including a few board members from the previous year. It was a perfect day for gathering and sharing. […]

New Reaching Out Program!

As part of our latest philanthropic program, “Reaching Out”, members prepare lunches for the homeless in The Gathering Inn kitchen. The top picture features volunteer, Carol Nurisso, flanked by 100 sack lunches. The other smiling volunteers are L to R, Janet Bradford, Sharon Johnson, and Linda Oddo. We strive to make a difference to those […]

Welcome New Members!

A brunch was held at Orientation Chair, Pam Sissingh’s home, to welcome the newest members of Assistance League® of Greater Placer. Co-hosted by co-chair, Janet Bradford, the new members from the past year had only previously been able to meet during Zoom meetings, so this was indeed a wonderful opportunity to meet in person! Welcome […]

Lyne Mullen – Ada Edwards Laughlin Award Winner

Lyne Mullen, a dedicated member of Assistance League® of Greater Placer, recently received the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award. The Award recipients are chapter members who have been a member for a significant number of years, and have given outstanding “behind the scenes” service. The award is named for the co-founder of Assistance League who was […]

Vicki Harris – Anne Banning Award Winner!

A Big Congratulations to Vicki Harris, our 2021 recipient of the Anne Banning award! Assistance League® of Greater Placer presented the Anne Banning Leadership Award to Vicki at the annual June meeting. This honor is named after the founder of Assistance League, who promoted the growth of effective volunteerism through leadership and education. This award […]

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Mother Lode Model T Club Makes Donation

The Mother Lode Model T Club President, Gary Krezman, (L) and Treasurer, Kitty Goodell, (R) visited the Chapter to present a check to Assistance League of Greater Placer President, Janice Carey (Middle). The donation will be used specifically for the Assistance League’s Community Assistance Program, which provides assistance to referred Placer County residents who may need […]

Placer County Makes Presentation on “Senior Frauds and Scams”

At the January Assistance League® of Greater Placer meeting, representatives from the Placer County Government made a presentation on the fraud, scams, and abuse perpetuated against vulnerable members of our community, especially seniors. The presentation was very informative, important, and timely. Some of the highlights of the presentation: -Speakers defined elder abuse and told why […]

Appreciation Reception Held for Major Contributions

In November, we held a special Appreciation Reception for some of the important businesses and individuals who contributed in a big way to supporting our thirteen philanthropic programs. These programs help to meet the needs of those in our community who have been referred to us by local agencies. Funds to support our programs are […]

First Foundation Bank Awards Scholarship Grant

Assistance League® of Greater Placer is  thrilled to announce that First Foundation Bank has generously awarded us a $20,000 grant to support our Scholarship Program which provides scholarships to underserved alternative education graduates in Placer County. This grant underscores the commitment of First Foundation Inc to our mission of transforming the lives of children and adults […]

Best of the Best Awards for “Best Nonprofit” and “Best Thrift Shop”!

The community has voted and the results are in! Assistance League® of Greater Placer has been voted BOTH BEST NONPROFIT and BEST THRIFT SHOP in the Auburn Journal’s Best of the Best campaign for 2023. Thank You to all who voted. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue assisting those […]

Welcome New Members!

At the September Meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer held at the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis, five new members were welcomed into the Chapter. Pictured left to right: Ronda Duncan, Neva Parker, Chrystie DeSoto, Pat Dusterhoft, and Diane Schultz. Not pictured are Lisa Bates and Linda Rafferty who also joined but could […]

Melany Spangler Honored at Assisteens® Meeting

At the recent Assisteens’ meeting, Melany Spangler was recognized for her 2 years of service as the Chair of the awesome group of Assisteens®, the youth auxiliary of Assistance League®. Melany did a great job as Chair guiding the group during their meetings and projects. Everyone appreciated the way she stepped up to help in […]

Assisteens® Work on Bracelet Project

Members of Assisteens®, The youth auxiliary of Assistance League®,  made bracelets for an upcoming holiday season fundraiser. Each teen picked beads and handmade each bracelet. The funds from this project will go to the various philanthropic projects the amazing youth lead group has. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Assisteens or […]

Northern California Assistance League® Chapters Hold Meeting

There was a two day conference for all of the Northern California Chapters of Assistance League, including Reno. It was very informative and the networking with other chapters was especially helpful. There were several breakout sessions on Membership and Retention, Leadership Development, Fundraising, Marketing and Social Media, Thrift Shops, Strategic Planning and DEI. There was […]

Liaisons Hold Orientation Meeting

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Liaison Committee held a Back to School orientation for its members. This wonderful group of 40 volunteers are the liaisons to 104 Placer County Schools. They are the vital conduits providing information and support for all of our Operation School Bell® programs. Each school liaison is given a packet […]

Waste Not Program Donates to Other Nonprofits

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Waste Not program provides an expanded community service with the emphasis of overseeing the distribution of unsalable items donated to, or purchased by, the Thrift Shop, the Operation School Bell® program, or any of our other programs, to other 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations or schools to provide for those […]

Scholarship Recipients Receive Chromebook

Shamara Thompson and Christopher Tebbs, (L to R) who are both attending Sierra College this fall, are our Charlie Gieseler Fund recipients for 2023. This fund, created in Charlie Gieseler’s honor after his passing in 2021, provides Chromebooks to scholarship recipients who need them. These laptops are a huge encouragement and are much appreciated by […]

2023 Scholarship Recipients!

Assistance League® of Greater Placer was proud to award scholarships this Spring 2023 to students from the following alternative education programs: Adelante High (Roseville), Independence High School (Roseville), Rocklin Alternative Education Center-RAEC (Rocklin), and Victory High School (Rocklin). This Scholarship Program is the only one of its kind in Placer County, administering renewable scholarships to […]

Assisteens® Work with Senior Citizens

The Assisteens® of Greater Placer have once again worked with the wonderful Rock Creek Care Center. The teens helped the residents of Rock Creek Care Center by doing a craft day. The Assisteens provided window art craft kits and helped the residents complete them. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Assisteens, […]

Rods and Relics of Lincoln Hills Makes Donation

Recently, Assistance League® of Greater Placer accepted a generous donation from the Downtown Lincoln Annual Rods & Relics June Car Show. The funds will be used to support our Drive to Thrive Program which provides assistance to agency referred women who need help with necessary car repairs experienced during difficult times. Pictured, L-R, are Assistance […]

City of Roseville Presents $25,000 Grant for School Clothing

At the July City of Roseville Grants Advisory Commission meeting, Assistance League® of Greater Placer members Patti Swan, Jamie Hershman, and Vicki Harris, (pictured L to R, 5th, 6th, and 7th) attended to accept a check for $25,000 for the Operation School Bell®’s grant “Roseville Kids Shop Head to Toe”. This very generous grant will […]

Welcome 2023-2024 Board

Recently, Assistance League® of Greater Placer held a retreat for its 2023-24 Board of Directors at the Lake of the Pines home of President Janice Carey. Picture, left to right, are VP of Membership Joanne Kutzman, Treasurer Jamie Hershman, Recording Secretary Jan Maris, Parliamentarian Kathleen Geary, President Janice Carey, Assisteen Liaison Jayne Campbell, President-elect Jan […]

Congratulations Kathleen Geary!

The Anne Banning Leadership Award is named after the founder of Assistance League®, who promoted the growth of effective volunteerism through leadership and education. This award demonstrates the importance and value of leadership to Assistance League chapters, while also honoring the accomplishments and dedication of the recipient. The attributes of a model recipient: • Has […]

Thank You 100+ Women Who Care Placer County

Assistance League of Greater Placer, along with Loomis Senior LIFE Center and Placer Food Bank were chosen to speak about their non-profits at the May 11th 100+Women Who Care Placer County meeting. We were excited to have been awarded the top donation for our efforts in working with the Greater Placer Community! 100+ Women is […]

Welcome New Members!

At our May General Meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming 3 new members! Picture L to R are Betty Noey, Kim Aldridge, and Valerie Lanza. We are looking forward to working with these talented women who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to our programs. Welcome Ladies!

Thank You for Big Day of Giving Donations!

All of us at Assistance League of Greater Placer want to give a big THANK YOU to all of you for your generous donations during Big Day of Giving! Your donations will help us continue providing services to those most in need in our Placer County communities. Children, adults, and families will benefit from the […]

Spotlight on Assisteens

Our Assisteens wer the featured program at the Thrift Shop on Saturday, April 29th. They are a wonderful group of teens who put Caring and Commitment to work for our local community. A few of their projects have been food drives, making blankets for Rock Creek Care Center and making a donation of books on […]

Spotlight on Literacy Enrichment

Recently, the Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Thrift Shop featured our Literacy Enrichment program as part of the ongoing monthly Spotlight program. We were excited to provide an opportunity for all to meet our awesome and dedicated Literacy volunteers and learn more about our Literacy Enrichment program for 1st to 3rd grade students. Many joined […]

Assisteens Welcome Prospective Members

Assisteens®, our youth auxiliary, had a very successful open house event. Teens in grades 7-12, and many of their parents, came to learn about Assisteens and what they do to be of service to our community. The current members of Assisteens and the chapter’s committee members welcomed the prospective new members. Jayne Campbell, Ann Thompson […]

Welcome New Members!

At our March General Meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming 5 new members! Picture L to R are Debby Raach, Cathy Bell, Sue Drumright, Linda Duste, and Kim Secor. We are looking forward to working with these talented women who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to our programs. Welcome Ladies!

Spotlight on Kids on the Block

The Assistance League® of Greater Placer’s Kids on the Block Program is supported by your donations and purchases in the Thrift Shop. Customers had an opportunity to meet some of the cute puppets and our member puppeteers at the Thrift Shop who were on hand to answer questions about this wonderful educational program that provides […]

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 (https://www.assistanceleague.org/…/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 […]