Assistance League of Santa Barbara is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that develops and implements philanthropic programs to benefit children and adults in Santa Barbara County. With our 17 philanthropic programs we help men, women and children of all ages.


Assistance League Thrift Shop

Our wonderful thrift shop is the primary source of funding for all our 17 programs

Visit our Facebook page for more information about our beautiful shop and its current events !

2016-2017 Board of Directors

President                                            Sharon Bifano

President Elect                                  Carolyn Dennis

V.P. Membership                              Dianne Davis

V.P. Philanthropic Programs         Toni Kipp

V.P. Resource Development          Mary Ann Gherini

Recording Secretary                        Jan Inouye

Corresponding Secretary               Toni Holdren

Treasurer                                             Susie Kirkos

Education Chairman                        Cheryl Gregory

Properties Chairman                       Anne Weber

New Member Training Chair.         Judy Nilsen

Public Relations Chair.                    Nikki Rickard

Strategic Planning Chair.                Charlene Heinz

Chapter Liaison to Assisteens®    Tomi Topinko

Las Aletas Auxiliary Rep.                Julie Harris

Parliamentarian (non-voting)        Lene Shutt



" helping others in my community is such a great feeling"


"giving back is an inside job"


"the looks on the faces of the children gets me choked up every time"


"no better way to feel good than volunteering"

Contact us:

By E-Mail:

By Phone: (805) 898-1967

or Mail: P.O. Box 6061, Santa Barbara, CA 93160

Please provide your name and contact information and one of our members will contact you.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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Vision Statement: "Improving Lives in the greater Santa Barbara Area"

Mission Statement: Assistance league of Santa Barbara is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that develops and implements projects to benefit children and adults in the Santa Barbara County

A Chapter of National Assistance League®