As we re-open our Thrift & Gift Shop on April 7th, we look forward to seeing you. We value the health and well-being of our customers, members, and community so we will follow California State Covid-19 guidelines.  See you soon!

Thank you for your patience during our closure this past year.

Operation School Bell 2020-21 Program is Closed

Due to COVID-19 this school year our Operation School Bell 2020-21 program runs February – April 2021. Our program provides new school clothes for income-qualified families with children attending Irvine Unified School District schools.

Click here to go direct to the Operation School Bell Application 

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Assistance League of Irvine’s largest philanthropy is Operation School Bell, a free, confidential clothing service for children in need. Since the program began in June 1990, more than 14,000 students in the Irvine Unified School District have been served.

Young Masters™ Art Show

The Young Masters Art Show is held each May at the Irvine Civic Center in conjunction with Orange County’s Imagination Celebration ( and the Irvine Unified School District. The works displayed are selected by the District’s classroom teachers and art specialists; one piece of artwork per classroom, grades K-6, is chosen at each school. The art is on exhibit in the Irvine City Hall lobby throughout the two-week celebration.

Scholarship Endowment

Assistance League of Irvine’s awards scholarships each year to deserving students at Irvine Valley College.

High School Scholarship Program

Provides scholarships for qualified Irvine Unified School District graduating seniors planning to attend Irvine Valley College.

Prep for Success

Provides scholarships based on financial need for SAT and/or ACT prep classes for students currently in their junior year attending an Irvine Unified high school.

Vision Care

Assistance League of Irvine established a Vision Care program in 2014 to underwrite the expense of new glasses for income-qualified students attending Irvine Unified School District campuses.

Assistance League Irvine Statistics


thousand returned to Irvine community


people served in Irvine community


thousand yearly hours volunteered in Irvine community

National Assistance League Statistics


million people served


million returned to communities


million volunteer hours donated


volunteers nationwide


chapters nationwide


Interested in connecting with your community?
Check out the number of ways you can get involved.


Become a member!

Use your talents and skills to help others in the community.


Give today!

Every dollar funds the programs which serve the community!


Assistance League Thrift Shop

Come and shop – every dollar spent returns to the community!