Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Assistance League® Thrift Shop Added Thursday!!

Current Hours are:
TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS
10AM – 2PM

MASKS REQUIRED. SOCIAL DISTANCE. BE SAFE AND HEALTHY.

CHECK FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE, ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF WICHITA FOR NEW ITEMS ONLINE.

Donations of Gently Used Goods Are Now Accepted
Women’s clothes accepted now, too!

Mondays, 9:30-11:30AM
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
9:30AM-1:30PM

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TURN AWAY ITEMS WE ARE UNABLE TO USE.

THRIFT SHOP LAUNCHES ONLINE

& SALES BY APPOINTMENT

THRIFT SHOP WILL OPEN BASED ON COVID-19 RATE

We want all of us to be safe and healthy.  We plan to be open based on the local covid rate.

Please check Facebook Marketplace for items available to see by appointment.

As there are changes, we will post information on the ALWichita Facebook and Instagram pages along with this web site.

Thanks so much to all ALW Thrift Shop customers, donors and volunteers for your constant support and understanding as we navigate these uncertainties together.

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NEW - 2019-2020 Annual Report

2018-19 Statistics

$330

thousand dollars returned to Wichita Area

9

thousand people served in Wichita Community

31

thousand hours volunteered

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
  • Grants from Corporations and Foundations
  • Non-cash Donations
  • Thrift Shop Donations
  • Fundraisers
  • Philanthropic Funds
  • On-line Shopping