Bingo Round-Up

  Written by Linda Martinez Bingo Beginnings: The game’s history can be traced back to 1530, to an Italian lottery which is still played every Saturday in Italy. From Italy, the game was introduced to France in the late 1770s. The Germans also played a version of the game in the 1800s, but they used … More Bingo Round-Up

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”

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