2019 Auburn’s BEST of the BEST Nonprofit Award!

A big THANK YOU to all who voted for Assistance League® of Greater Placer as the best Nonprofit in the Auburn Journal poll! Pictured with the BEST of the BEST award are Janice, VP Marketing; Sydney, President; and Anne, Treasurer. We are proud to have been chosen for this great honor and will continue to provide […]

Angels For Aging Provide Lunch and Friendship

The Assistance League® of Great Placer’s Angels for Aging program provides smiles, kind words, a listening ear, and other caring acts to those in assisted living facilities who have been referred to us. Our Angels recently had a fun-filled special lunch with the residents of a local facility. Great fun and a great lunch was […]

Assisteens 2019 Open House

The recent Ice Cream Social and Open House for Assisteens®, was a big success but, if you missed it, don’t fret. Application deadline is September 30, 2019. Graduating seniors were presented with certificates of thanks for their service and prospective members were welcomed, and all enjoyed the ice cream! Assisteens is now accepting applications from […]

2019 – 10 and 20 Year Honored Members

At the Annual June meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer, members who had volunteered for 10 and 20 years were honored for their service. Pictured are some of the honorees who were able to attend. Thank you ladies, for your dedication, energy, talents, and time serving those in need in the Greater Placer communities!

2019 Ada Edwards Award

Julie Malvey was the well deserved recipient of the Ada Edwards Award at the Annual June Meeting. Last year’s winner, Betty Fields, presented the award to Julie. This award is presented to the Assistance League® of Greater Placer member whose behind the scenes contributions are significant and which exemplify the attributes of Ada Edwards Laughlin […]

Old Town Pizza Fundraiser

Want to enjoy some delicious pizza and support Assistance League® of Greater Placer at the same time? Pick up a flyer at the Thrift Shop in Fiddler Green Plaza, 1263 Grass Valley Hwy,  and bring it with you to Old Town Pizza Tuesday, June 11th. Old Town Pizza will donate 15% of the total cost […]

Assisteens® Blanket Project

Assisteens® Ashley and Katie are making blankets – looks like fun! Ashley asks teens who will be entering 7th through 12th grade this fall this question: “Want to make blankets for needy children? Join Assisteens for a fun and easy way to get involved with the community and gain tons of volunteer hours! For an […]

Assisteens® Open House 2019

You are invited to the Assisteens® Open House! Come enjoy an ice cream social, learn about Assisteens, and celebrate our graduating seniors. Assisteens is the youth auxiliary of Assistance League chapters which provides valuable volunteer service and leadership opportunities for students in grades 7 through 12. If unable to attend the Open House, find an […]

100+ Women Who Care Presentation

A presentation of our chapter’s philanthropic programs was made at the 100+ Women Who Care, Placer County, event on Thursday, May 9th. We met a lot of wonderful women and received a basketful of donations for our Operation School Bell® program which helps clothe children in need who are referred to us. Representing our chapter, […]

Congratulations 2019 – 2020 Board!

Monday, our new board was installed at an entertaining meeting at the Loomis Event Center. Members were treated to a nice continental breakfast and later a tasty lunch that included a variety of delicious desserts and then a chance to participate in line dancing – what fun! Pictured left to right are: President, Sydney; President-elect, […]

Lincoln Community Health Fair

A Health Fair was held May 4th at Lincoln High School where there were a variety of demonstrations including dance, CPR, and how to grow healthy food. Barbara and Mary, two of our dedicated Assistance® League of Greater Placer members, presented information about our chapter’s philanthropic programs. Many visiting our table were interested in our […]

Fashion Show – Pioneer United Methodist Church

A fashion show was held recently for the women’s group at the Pioneer Methodist Church in Auburn. The fashionista Assistance League® of Greater Placer members modeled some of the fantastic clothing and accessories available in our Thrift Shop. This is the third year we have put on a show for them and it accompanied a […]

Assisteens’ Easter Basket Project

The Assisteens purchased and made up Easter Baskets for several families in need who were referred to them through a local social service agency. Assisteen Katie said “The Easter Basket was an overall fun project! I had a great time helping pick out fun toys for the kids and then putting them together for the […]

Bingo Round-Up

Assistance League® of Greater Placer held another successful Bingo Event Wednesday, April 10th! Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who worked tirelessly to put on the event, thank you to all those who attended, and a very special THANK YOU to our very generous sponsors – Gold Buckle Sponsors: Venita Rhea’s, Chris Packard of […]

Firebells’ Fashion Show at Lake of the Pines

Sixteen Assistance League® of Great Placer member/models showed off an assortment of beautiful clothes and accessories from our Assistance League of Greater Placer Thrift Shop at the annual Firebells’ Fashion Show at Lake of the Pines. Val Harrison provided wonderful music to accompany and enhance the show. The fashions were available for purchase and many attendees took […]

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 […]

2019 Auburn’s BEST of the BEST Nonprofit Award!

A big THANK YOU to all who voted for Assistance League® of Greater Placer as the best Nonprofit in the Auburn Journal poll! Pictured with the BEST of the BEST award are Janice, VP Marketing; Sydney, President; and Anne, Treasurer. We are proud to have been chosen for this great honor and will continue to provide […]

Angels For Aging Provide Lunch and Friendship

The Assistance League® of Great Placer’s Angels for Aging program provides smiles, kind words, a listening ear, and other caring acts to those in assisted living facilities who have been referred to us. Our Angels recently had a fun-filled special lunch with the residents of a local facility. Great fun and a great lunch was […]

Assisteens 2019 Open House

The recent Ice Cream Social and Open House for Assisteens®, was a big success but, if you missed it, don’t fret. Application deadline is September 30, 2019. Graduating seniors were presented with certificates of thanks for their service and prospective members were welcomed, and all enjoyed the ice cream! Assisteens is now accepting applications from […]

2019 – 10 and 20 Year Honored Members

At the Annual June meeting of Assistance League® of Greater Placer, members who had volunteered for 10 and 20 years were honored for their service. Pictured are some of the honorees who were able to attend. Thank you ladies, for your dedication, energy, talents, and time serving those in need in the Greater Placer communities!

2019 Ada Edwards Award

Julie Malvey was the well deserved recipient of the Ada Edwards Award at the Annual June Meeting. Last year’s winner, Betty Fields, presented the award to Julie. This award is presented to the Assistance League® of Greater Placer member whose behind the scenes contributions are significant and which exemplify the attributes of Ada Edwards Laughlin […]

Old Town Pizza Fundraiser

Want to enjoy some delicious pizza and support Assistance League® of Greater Placer at the same time? Pick up a flyer at the Thrift Shop in Fiddler Green Plaza, 1263 Grass Valley Hwy,  and bring it with you to Old Town Pizza Tuesday, June 11th. Old Town Pizza will donate 15% of the total cost […]

Assisteens® Blanket Project

Assisteens® Ashley and Katie are making blankets – looks like fun! Ashley asks teens who will be entering 7th through 12th grade this fall this question: “Want to make blankets for needy children? Join Assisteens for a fun and easy way to get involved with the community and gain tons of volunteer hours! For an […]

Assisteens® Open House 2019

You are invited to the Assisteens® Open House! Come enjoy an ice cream social, learn about Assisteens, and celebrate our graduating seniors. Assisteens is the youth auxiliary of Assistance League chapters which provides valuable volunteer service and leadership opportunities for students in grades 7 through 12. If unable to attend the Open House, find an […]

100+ Women Who Care Presentation

A presentation of our chapter’s philanthropic programs was made at the 100+ Women Who Care, Placer County, event on Thursday, May 9th. We met a lot of wonderful women and received a basketful of donations for our Operation School Bell® program which helps clothe children in need who are referred to us. Representing our chapter, […]

Congratulations 2019 – 2020 Board!

Monday, our new board was installed at an entertaining meeting at the Loomis Event Center. Members were treated to a nice continental breakfast and later a tasty lunch that included a variety of delicious desserts and then a chance to participate in line dancing – what fun! Pictured left to right are: President, Sydney; President-elect, […]

Lincoln Community Health Fair

A Health Fair was held May 4th at Lincoln High School where there were a variety of demonstrations including dance, CPR, and how to grow healthy food. Barbara and Mary, two of our dedicated Assistance® League of Greater Placer members, presented information about our chapter’s philanthropic programs. Many visiting our table were interested in our […]

Fashion Show – Pioneer United Methodist Church

A fashion show was held recently for the women’s group at the Pioneer Methodist Church in Auburn. The fashionista Assistance League® of Greater Placer members modeled some of the fantastic clothing and accessories available in our Thrift Shop. This is the third year we have put on a show for them and it accompanied a […]

Assisteens’ Easter Basket Project

The Assisteens purchased and made up Easter Baskets for several families in need who were referred to them through a local social service agency. Assisteen Katie said “The Easter Basket was an overall fun project! I had a great time helping pick out fun toys for the kids and then putting them together for the […]

Bingo Round-Up

Assistance League® of Greater Placer held another successful Bingo Event Wednesday, April 10th! Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who worked tirelessly to put on the event, thank you to all those who attended, and a very special THANK YOU to our very generous sponsors – Gold Buckle Sponsors: Venita Rhea’s, Chris Packard of […]

Firebells’ Fashion Show at Lake of the Pines

Sixteen Assistance League® of Great Placer member/models showed off an assortment of beautiful clothes and accessories from our Assistance League of Greater Placer Thrift Shop at the annual Firebells’ Fashion Show at Lake of the Pines. Val Harrison provided wonderful music to accompany and enhance the show. The fashions were available for purchase and many attendees took […]

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 […]