Mission Statement

Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults
through community programs.


Essential needs are met in our community and families flourish.

Assistance League of Omaha News and Events

2023 Holiday Brunch

Cost: $12.00 Location: St. John Vianney Social Hall 5801 Oak Hills Drive Time: Saturday, December 2nd, 2023, 10:00 am Menu: Egg Casserole (with or without sausage) Cinnamon Roll Fruit Cup Orange and Apple Juice Decaf and Regular Coffee *Brunch prepared by Knights of Columbus

ALO Dinner at Shucks

Join us for an evening at the Shucks Fish House Oyster Bar Fundraiser – an event that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also makes a meaningful impact! Last year, this phenomenal gathering raised over $2000.00 for ALO, and this year, we’re aiming even higher. Indulge in the delectable offerings at three convenient locations—because […]

Enrichment Day

This year there will be a change in venue for Enrichment Day, February 27th. Oak Hills Country Club has graciously agreed to provide Assistance League with a hot plated lunch, including drink and cookies for dessert; as well as, pastries and coffee in the morning for a reasonable price. They will partition off a gaming […]

Circle Fund

Assistance League is closing in on the year’s end, and we wanted to reach out and express our gratitude for your incredible support of the Assistance League. Our mission, “Assistance League Engages and Empowers Volunteers to Strengthen Our Communities,” thrives because of members like you. Here’s the exciting news: We have a special year-end opportunity! […]

Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive

NOVEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 8 2023 Barnes & Noble Booksellers 3333 Oak View Drive Omaha 402-691-4557 Operation School Bell will benefit from your purchase of new books through Barnes & Noble’s 2023 Holiday Book Drive.  The greatest need is for preschool through young adult books. Omaha’s Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 3333 Oak View Drive, will […]

New Member Project

Friends of Assistance League, This is your last chance to donate new books for our Santa Monica moms and their children. Please consider buying much needed books for young adults and books for kids newborn to 12. Bring them to our November 20th ALO meeting and look for our red box! Your assistance is much […]

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Each year over 4,000 children from more than 200 local schools are given the opportunity to shop and select new school clothing at JCPenney. The event is funded, organized, and implemented by Assistance League of Omaha.

Operation Teen Parent

Teen parents in the Omaha Public School district are encouraged to complete their education and read to their children. Over 100 students from eight different high schools participate in this program and four $500 post-secondary scholarships are awarded.

Operation Bear Hug

Bears purchased are distributed to children in physical or emotional crisis situations through sixteen local hospitals and other emergency agencies. Over 700 bears per year have comforted children.

Assault Survivor Kits®

Kits are prepared containing new clothing and hygiene products for victims of rape and other forms of violence to eleven hospital emergency rooms and two abuse shelters in the Omaha area. Children’s items are also provided in a partnership with Project Harmony. Over 400 kits are distributed annually to hospital emergency rooms and shelters throughout the greater Omaha area.

Operation Literacy

Children’s books collected by Assistance League of Omaha are given to less fortunate youth to promote their literacy. Over 3,000 books are distributed through Operation School Bell, Operation Teen Parent, Operation Recovery, and several other Omaha area programs.

Operation Recovery

Assistance League volunteers provide life skills training, clothing vouchers from Assistance League of Omaha Thrift Shop, bus passes, incentives for achieved goals, and monthly programs of interest to the residents of Santa Monica, a residential treatment home for women recovering from alcohol and chemical dependency.

Assistance League of Omaha 2022-2023

Join Assistance League of Omaha

Volunteerism is the lifeblood of Assistance League. As a member there are multiple opportunities to volunteer your time and talent.

  • Join the thrift shop staff or volunteer on the sales floor.
  • Any one of our philanthropic programs needs your help.
  • Join our Speakers Bureau.
  • Assist with Christmas Caravan and other fundraisers.
  • Plan member events like the Spring Fashion Show.
  • Put your cooking skills to work for our bake sales.
  • Tend the landscaping at the chapter house.
  • Join the board.
  • Contribute to and publish the newsletters and weekly member blasts.
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Visit Our Thrift Shop

The Assistance League Thrift Shop is operated by volunteers of Assistance League of Omaha. Funds from the thrift shop are used to support Assistance League of Omaha’s philanthropic programs. Located in the midtown area the shop offers a broad selection of carefully chosen and displayed items. There are regular half-price sales, and semi-annual sales. Volunteers receive, sort, price, display and sell the donations.

In February, 2022, Assistance League of Omaha, in collaboration with the national organization, opened their Assistance League online shop. Now you can shop some of our select items 24/7 and have your purchases shipped to your home. You can always choose to pick up any item you see online in our store as well.

Shop Information


8502 West Center Road
Omaha, NE 68124

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm
Friday: 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm
Closed: Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays

Phone: (402) 342-3113