Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF WICHITA (ALW) HONORS VOLUNTEERS

THE ANNE BANNING LEADERSHIP AWARD — 2022 Recipients
JANE FARRIS and SHIRLEY WILSON presented by Ruth Ann Koepsel.
(Shown on left)

THE ADA EDWARDS LAUGHLIN AWARD — 2022 Recipients
HELENE LONGHOFER and JUDY ZIMBELMAN presented by Susan Hussey.  (Shown on right)

Assistance League of Wichita Thrift Shop

Assistance League® of Wichita Thrift Shop

Regular Shopping Days:
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: 2431 E. Douglas, Wichita KS

Donations accepted
Monday
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
For information about
delivering donations:
Call 316-687-6107

WOMEN’S AND MEN’S CLOTHES ARE ACCEPTED!
We also welcome gently used home goods, furniture,
linens, books, toys & more
(No electronics)

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TURN AWAY ITEMS.

NEW - 2020-2021 Annual Report

Click on logos below for more information on our ratings

2020-21 Statistics

$192

thousand dollars returned to Wichita Area

9

thousand people served in Wichita Community

18

thousand hours volunteered
$475,000 value

133

5-year thousand volunteer hours
$3,720,000 value

ABOUT US

Assistance League of Wichita is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is transforming lives and strengthening our community through philanthropic programs in Wichita. Member volunteers are dedicated to ongoing support and a long-term presence in the community through hand-on involvement an innovative philanthropic programs.

PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS

We have four philanthropic programs which support the Wichita community.

  • Operation School Bell provides school clothing and basic hygiene items to school children in need.
  • Scholarships provides needed financial aid to individuals wanting to attend WSU Tech and Butler County Community College.
  • Assault Survivor Kits provides basic clothing and hygiene kits to victims of sexual assault.
  • Bear Hugs provides teddy bears, totes and journals to child victims of violence

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.

EVENTS AND NEWS

We sponsor several events throughout the year to support our philanthropic programs and to engage the community.

  • ACTION!Week – In February we support a nationwide endeavor to help children succeed in school.
  • OPEN Streets ICT – In September the Thrift Shop is open and supports this Douglas Design District event.
  • Author Talks – In October we partner with Watermark Books to provide a literary event featuring an award-winning author.
  • Gingerbread Village – In November we partner with Exploration Place for a community event that provides gingerbread house kits for all attendees.

VOLUNTEER

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.

DONATE

There are many ways that you can support us.

  • Individual Donations
  • Honor Family and Friends
  • Honor Alumni Class (such as WEST HIGH Class of 1970)
  • Grants from Corporations and Foundations
  • Non-cash Donations
  • Thrift Shop Donations
  • Fundraisers
  • Philanthropic Funds
  • On-line Shopping