News

We’ve Gone Platinum!

    The Assistance League of Albuquerque today received the highest award possible for a nonprofit, GuideStar Platinum.  It is the achievement of the over 300 women and men members who help fulfill our philanthropic endeavors in Albuquerque.  Financial stability and a...

What’s in an Award?

What IS in an award?  A lot of positive response from our community which we love and a lot of financial support for the agencies we support.  By supporting our venues, be it the Blue Portal in Old Town or the Thrift/Furniture Shop on Lomas and Truman you plant seeds...

There is Order at Lomas!

Our “freshened “ thrift shop holds even more inventory than we did before—and in a much more organized presentation.  The better organization make is easy for both the patron and the volunteer to find what they are looking for. Our donations have been over to the area...

Assistance League Wins Best in City

We are proud to announce that our Thrift Store won best in City at Albuquerque the Magazine's annual best in city contest again this year. The Blue Portal was named one of the top five locations to purchase gifts. Take a look at our gallery to view some of...

Our Volunteers Truly Rock!

Nothing tells the story of a philanthropic organization better than the actions of its volunteers! We would like to take a moment to send a shout out to our volunteers! Just to give you an idea, our volunteers hours last year reached 63,641 hours, which is...

Kid’s Feet Matter

Through Assistance League, we purchased shoes for all the kids enrolled at Cuidando Los Niños as well as for their siblings.  One of those boys is ten, lives in his car because he is homeless, and is on the Honor Roll at school.  He arrived at Cuidando...

Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day was a success! October 2014, we celebrated Make a Difference Day throughout the community by collecting children’s books for Title 1 schools. We collected over 1400 books which went to three Albuquerque schools. We held a celebration...

Annual Geranium Sale

Image your garden full of bright geraniums this summer. Our 10th annual geranium sale is going on now. Pre-order your geraniums until April 20. Then you can pick them up at our chapter house and Thrift Shop, 5211 Lomas NE, on April 30 and May...

Exciting Grant News

Diane Ogawa of PNM presented ALA with a wonderful grant entitled “Reduce Your Use.” The Grant will be used to improve the doors to our Thrift Shop which in turn will promote better use of heat and the AC. Betty Jo Switz, Sandy Mann, and Caryl Ann Gutheinz sent a big...

AlbuKRQECares Shoe Drive

Assistance League is teaming up with KRQE to give new tennis shoes to kids in need to APS Title 1 elementary and middle schools. We will be collecting new tennis shoes from January 12 – February 11th Drop off a new pair of kids tennis shoes at Papa Murphy’s Take N’...