Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Empowers students by providing school appropriate clothing that boosts their self-esteem, enhances their academic and social opportunities and enriches their quality of life.

Dental Care

Provides emergency dental treatment for  school children who cannot afford dental care.
“To Tell the Tooth” is an educational and entertaining puppet show “brushing up” on good dental hygiene habits for all second graders in the greater Whittier schools.

Continuing Education Scholarship

Provides funds for qualifying heads-of-household single parents at Rio Hondo Community College and Whittier College.

Kids on the Block

Uses life-size puppets to present programs addressing disabilities, physical difference and social concerns in order to help school children understand the world around them.

Wee Wardrobe

Provides layettes for newborn infants at PIH Health Hospital-Whittier to be distributed to mothers without basics for their newborns.

Summer Reading Programs

Provides incentives such as puppet and magic shows at the City of Whittier Public Libraries encouraging children to read throughout their summer vacation.

Operation Holiday

Provides Christmas dinners and wrapped gifts to families recommended by the Whittier Salvation Army.

Bookmobile

Delivers books, videos and tapes from Whittier Public Library to Whittier area shut-ins.

2019-2020 Statistics

$44K

Helped over 595 students with clothing in the Greater Whittier Area

$30K

Scholarships for 18 individuals at Rio Hondo Community and Whittier College

10,810

 Hours volunteered

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Carousel Holiday Boutique 2020

Looking forward to see you at the Carousel Holiday Boutique! Mark you calendar for Nov 12, 13, 13 from 11am to 7pm Unique Gifts and Holiday Items! Famous Jams and Jellies, Cookies and Gingerbread House made by the famous ALW Kitchen Committee! Gift Baskets, Jewelry, $500 money Tree, and Mystery Boxes Located at Assistance League […]

Action! Week

Assistance League of Whittier is collecting books for infants, crawlers and toddlers!! These little ones are in the Infant Development Center program at Whittier Union School District. This program is designed to support teen parents by providing their children with free, high quality, developmental childcare. But teen parents need books to read to their child. […]

Wee Wardrobe

March is Wee Wardrobe baby shower meeting. All members bring new items -diapers, onesies, bibs, receiving blankets, caps, botties, socks and footled sleeper. Members will assemble 45 layettes for PIH maternity ward for mother’s who don’t have anything for their babies to wear home. We had to to cancelled our meeting( because of the virus) […]

President’s Day 2020

At our President Day 2020 these past Presidents of the Assistance League of Whittier attended our meeting In the back row -Sylvia Folz(1995-1996), Ruth White(2004-2006) Karla Rafferty (2012-2013), Ann Thorne (1990-1991), Ginny Ball (1997-1998), Allison Morgan(1983-1984), Linda Crowley (2011-2012,2013-2014 2015-2016 she loves being President), Mindy Schupmann (2010-2011), In the front row-Virginia Boles (2008-2010), Diane Stattler […]

Thank you Janice Hahn!

Fourth District Supervisor JANICE HALN  of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors once again awarded Assistance League of Whittier $10,000 for Operation School Bell philanthropic program.   The funds were used to help clothe children from South Whittier and Los Nietos School Districts which was held at Target in September.   Thanks you again and again!

Whittier Rotary Club Award!

A big Thank You to Rotary Club of Whittier’s “Community and Youth Service Award” for Operation School Bell.  This Award of $1,120  helped Assistance  League of Whittier clothe elementary children at  October 2019 Operation School Bell Event at Target.

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Carousel Holiday Boutique 2020

Looking forward to see you at the Carousel Holiday Boutique! Mark you calendar for Nov 12, 13, 13 from 11am to 7pm Unique Gifts and Holiday Items! Famous Jams and Jellies, Cookies and Gingerbread House made by the famous ALW Kitchen Committee! Gift Baskets, Jewelry, $500 money Tree, and Mystery Boxes Located at Assistance League […]

Action! Week

Assistance League of Whittier is collecting books for infants, crawlers and toddlers!! These little ones are in the Infant Development Center program at Whittier Union School District. This program is designed to support teen parents by providing their children with free, high quality, developmental childcare. But teen parents need books to read to their child. […]

Wee Wardrobe

March is Wee Wardrobe baby shower meeting. All members bring new items -diapers, onesies, bibs, receiving blankets, caps, botties, socks and footled sleeper. Members will assemble 45 layettes for PIH maternity ward for mother’s who don’t have anything for their babies to wear home. We had to to cancelled our meeting( because of the virus) […]

President’s Day 2020

At our President Day 2020 these past Presidents of the Assistance League of Whittier attended our meeting In the back row -Sylvia Folz(1995-1996), Ruth White(2004-2006) Karla Rafferty (2012-2013), Ann Thorne (1990-1991), Ginny Ball (1997-1998), Allison Morgan(1983-1984), Linda Crowley (2011-2012,2013-2014 2015-2016 she loves being President), Mindy Schupmann (2010-2011), In the front row-Virginia Boles (2008-2010), Diane Stattler […]

Thank you Janice Hahn!

Fourth District Supervisor JANICE HALN  of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors once again awarded Assistance League of Whittier $10,000 for Operation School Bell philanthropic program.   The funds were used to help clothe children from South Whittier and Los Nietos School Districts which was held at Target in September.   Thanks you again and again!

Whittier Rotary Club Award!

A big Thank You to Rotary Club of Whittier’s “Community and Youth Service Award” for Operation School Bell.  This Award of $1,120  helped Assistance  League of Whittier clothe elementary children at  October 2019 Operation School Bell Event at Target.

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Visit Our Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shops are our primary source of funding for our philanthropic programs.  We are proud of our reputation as one of the best and friendliest thrift shops in the Greater Whittier Area. Our members work hard to make sure the merchandise is always good quality, clean, and priced fairly.

Shop Information

Address:

Bargain Bin and Timeless Treasures
6339 S Greenleaf Ave
Whittier, CA 90601

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Call:  (562) 693-6533

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