Angels for Aging

 Written by Janet Patten The Rock Creek Care Center of Auburn is a very special place. It is filled with mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and friends, many people just like you and me. The residents come from various backgrounds such as homemakers and landscapers. There is even one who used to be a professional … More Angels for Aging

5 Heartwarming Scholarship Successes

  Written by Gayle Gullans The Scholarship Program was established in 2004.  Graduating high school students from selected alternative education programs which participated in our Competencies for Independent Living Program were offered an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to a college or trade school. Laura Spitzer shares in an interview how both programs have … More 5 Heartwarming Scholarship Successes

4 Grade Levels “The Kids on the Block”

 Bringing Important Lessons to Life! Meet Assistance League of Greater Placer’s “Kids on the Block.”  “Hi, everyone.  My name is Mark Riley. I am here to tell you all about ‘The Kids on the Block.’  Sit back and enjoy my story about this wonderful educational program for boys and girls.  Assistance League of Greater Placer’s … More 4 Grade Levels “The Kids on the Block”

Birth of Assistance League’s “Fashion Show on a Budget”

  Written by Fran Sukut Members of Assistance League® of Greater Placer have been highlighting women’s clothing, available in their thrift shop in Auburn, by providing fashion shows, since 2006. As an Assistance League member, I came up with the novel idea and set up the first fashion show. I thought, “Why not go out … More Birth of Assistance League’s “Fashion Show on a Budget”

Giving to Those in Need – Assistance League® of Greater Placer

  written by Shirley Lessiak | @nonprofitalgp Assistance League’s story starts in the late 1800’s with our founder, Anne (Smith) Banning.  In 1894, after holding a Butterfly Tea, the Los Angeles Times reports Assistance League as “a group of society friends including Anne who gathers together to help those who need assistance in their community.”  … More Giving to Those in Need – Assistance League® of Greater Placer

Dressing for Success

written by Sandy Wademan Meet our “Dressing for Success” Team! The team helps men and women who are entering or re-entering the workforce and striving toward a better future for themselves and their families. Clients are referred to these members by eight different community agencies.  They personally select professional outfits for their clients to help … More Dressing for Success

Backpacks and School Supplies

Back to School! Assistance League of Greater Placer members work all summer to provide backpacks and school supplies to children from grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.  Our volunteers deliver these precious and needed school items to pre-designated Placer County locations working with Kids First in Roseville and Auburn and North Tahoe Family Resource Center in Tahoe. In addition, … More Backpacks and School Supplies