Assistance League of Omaha Reopens Thrift Shop, Encourages Community to Shop Local

With the business climate looking up as people get COVID vaccinations and pandemic restrictions loosen a bit, Assistance League of Omaha® (ALO, has reopened their Thrift Shop at its new location, 8502 W Center Rd., and is encouraging the community to shop local—not just at ALO but throughout Metro Omaha. While the ALO Thrift Shop is still operating on a shortened schedule, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, they are having sales and discounts on different items every week, including items as low as $1-$2 each. The Thrift Shop carries women’s and men’s clothing, shoes, and accessories, as well as a large assortment of decorative and seasonal items and a large display of books, cookbooks, and miscellaneous items.

Assistance League of Omaha is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization that has operated in Omaha since 1976. They offer six different programs that are directed at Omaha area children in need, assault survivors, women in recovery, literacy programs, Operation Bear Hug, and teen parents. Please consider becoming a part of the solution by becoming an ALO member. They will be offering the next new-member class in late July. To inquire about membership, please contact Jeanne Smay at or the Assistance League office at (402) 342-4288. To learn more about their mission and accomplishments, visit