Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Students from USD 259 are identified by school staff members and receive a shopping appointment to go to a local retailer to “shop” for brand-new clothing.  They all leave with a huge bag of new clothes, wide grins and a renewed sense of confidence.

Assault Survivor Kits ®

Provides clothing, shoes and personal items for children and families who are victims of violence.

Bear Hugs

Provides bears and notebooks for children and youth while they are being examined after an act of violence.


Provides funds for tuition, books and supplies for students enrolled in post-secondary programs at Butler County Community College and Wichita Area Vocational College.

2017-18 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to Wichita Area


thousand people served in Wichita Community


thousand hours volunteered

Upcoming Events

Accepting Applications for Volunteers

Become a member! Join an incredible group of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in your local community.  Assistance League of Wichita is now welcoming new members at any time.

Visit Our Thrift Shop

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

Shop Information


2431 E Douglas
Wichita, KS 67211
(Near Wichita East High)

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday thru Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Mondays and Holidays

Call:  (316)687-6107

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