Friday Aug 29 2008
Assistance League provides school supplies to area students
By: Staff report
The Assistance League of Greater Placer recently provided new school supplies and backpacks to 153 children throughout the Roseville, Rocklin, Granite Bay, Penryn, Ophir, Lincoln, Loomis, Sheridan, Newcastle, Auburn, Colfax, Georgetown, Cool, Grass Valley, Truckee and Forest Hill area. Assistance League is a nationwide nonprofit all volunteer organization with 119 chapters and guilds, 56 of which are in California. Funds for all of Assistance League programs come from dues, fundraisers, donations, and money raised by selling reusable clothing, household items and furniture in their thrift shop in Auburn. Assistance League of Greater Placer served 6,216 Placer County children and adults who needed support last year. For more information call Mary Hobbs, 543-7853.