Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Elementary students (kindergarten through fifth grade) visit our facility and, with the help of our member volunteers, select new clothing including socks and underwear.  They also receive a shoe voucher, jacket, personal care kit, school supplies, and a new book.  Their smiles as they leave are as big as their clothing-filled bags!

Very Important Performers

Each semester, Very Important Performers honors local middle school students who have shown dramatic improvements in academics, attendance, and behavior, or have made a positive difference in their school environment.  We treat these students to a luncheon and awards ceremony at our facility.  School officials and family members also join in these celebrations.

Craft Fair Gift Shop

This unique consignment gift shop showcases the hand-crafted goods of seniors and might be the best kept secret in Pasadena.  People in the know shop here for the extensive collection of artwork in various mediums, jewelry, ceramics, toys, quilts, knitted and crocheted items for children and adults, baby gifts, home décor, holiday decorations, and more.

Bear Hugs

We provide huggable teddy bears to local kids who have been neglected, abused or otherwise traumatized.  We deliver these adorable bears to firefighters, social workers, and local hospitals and agencies to comfort and soothe distressed children.

Assault Survivor Kits®

Assault Survivor Kits helps restore dignity to assault victims by furnishing them with clothing and personal care items when law enforcement retains their clothing for evidence.  It is our hope that this act of kindness will comfort them.

Assistance League SNAP!

SNAP! (Serving Neighbors Around Pasadena) is our newest program.  It is designed to give our volunteers the flexibility they need to quickly respond to community needs as they arise on a one-time-only basis.

School Supplies for Success

Our School Supplies for Success program provides much needed school supply packs to underserved students at the local middle and high schools.

2018-2019 Statistics

188

thousand dollars returned to the greater Pasadena community

4

thousand people served in the greater Pasadena community

16.6

thousand hours volunteered in 2018-2019 to help our community

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Assistance League wants You!

We are always scouting for volunteers who want to roll up their sleeves and get some real work done for our community. Are you looking for a worthwhile opportunity? If yes, please contact our office at 626-449-2068 or ALPasadena@sbcglobal.net.

Craft Fair Gift Shop Re-opened on 9/16!

Craft Fair Gift Shop has re-opened on September 16, 2020. The shop hours are 11 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Saturday. Thank you for supporting Craft Fair Gift Shop! This is Assistance League’s philanthropic program for seniors.

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop Rummage Sale 10/3!

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop will host a Rummage Sale at 820 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, Ca on Saturday October 3, 2020 from 9am to 3pm. Please join us for a day of fun! Note: Due to the Bobcat Fire, this event might be postponed. Stay tuned.

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop Re-opens 10/10/20!

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop is closed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The store will re-open on Saturday, October 10 at 11:00am. Donations will be accepted at that time. TF’s new hours are Thursdays – Saturdays, 11 – 2 PM. See you soon!

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Assistance League wants You!

We are always scouting for volunteers who want to roll up their sleeves and get some real work done for our community. Are you looking for a worthwhile opportunity? If yes, please contact our office at 626-449-2068 or ALPasadena@sbcglobal.net.

Craft Fair Gift Shop Re-opened on 9/16!

Craft Fair Gift Shop has re-opened on September 16, 2020. The shop hours are 11 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Saturday. Thank you for supporting Craft Fair Gift Shop! This is Assistance League’s philanthropic program for seniors.

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop Rummage Sale 10/3!

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop will host a Rummage Sale at 820 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, Ca on Saturday October 3, 2020 from 9am to 3pm. Please join us for a day of fun! Note: Due to the Bobcat Fire, this event might be postponed. Stay tuned.

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop Re-opens 10/10/20!

Treasure Fair Thrift Shop is closed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The store will re-open on Saturday, October 10 at 11:00am. Donations will be accepted at that time. TF’s new hours are Thursdays – Saturdays, 11 – 2 PM. See you soon!

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Craft Fair Gift Shop

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