Angels for Aging

Our volunteers provide friendship to residents of assisted living facilities in our communities with personal  visits, cards and gifts.

Community Assistance

This program provides a flexible, response strategy to people with specific emergency needs for goods and services.

Dressing for Success

Women and men striving for a better life, by entering or re-entering the workforce, are given job appropriate clothing from our Thrift Shop.

Feet Treat

An outreach program that purchases new shoes for students who are referred to our chapter by school personnel. Payless ShoeSource® shopping cards, good for the value of the card is mailed to the requesting school.

OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®

APPAREL SHOPPING

The Operation School Bell program provides new school clothing to eligible children who are referred by school personnel.

School Supplies

Backpacks with school supplies plus “Books of My Own” that provides third grade students with a personal dictionary of their own to promote literacy.

Sierra Bears

Furry Teddy Bears are distributed by our volunteers, to community hospitals and the California Highway Patrol, to provide comfort to children in traumatic situations.

Assault Survivor Kits®

Assault Survivor Kits  originated in 1991 in Auburn, California by Lee Ann Greer, a member of our Assistance League chapter.  Other chapters across the United States have successfully adopted this program.

When someone has been the victim of a sexual assault, the victim must give all of their clothing to the police as evidence.  This program provides new clothing and essential hygiene items to the victim which enables them to leave the hospital in a dignified manner.

Competencies For Independent Living

An outreach program providing concrete knowledge of life skills to at-risk teenagers attending court-ordered or community schools in Placer County to help develop self-reliance and grow to independence.

The Kids on the Block

An educational puppet program performed in schools to enlighten children about bullying, school safety and learning differences.

Scholarships

Our purpose is to make education and opportunity possible for deserving students.

This program provides scholarship(s) to student(s) in our Competencies for Independent Living  program and other alternative education secondary schools.

Screen Eyes Early (S.E.E.)

Assistance League members are trained to do preschool vision screening primarily concerned with the detection of Amblyopia (lazy eye).

Tutor Time

Our members assist students in the classroom under the direction of the teacher. Children read to the members using their grade level materials.

These are but a few of the small miracles we
help make happen throughout any given year.