thrift shop

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thrift shop

, (US) thrift store
nSecondhandladen m (dessen Verkaufserlös wohltätigen Zwecken zukommt)
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After filling shopping carts at nearby thrift stores, Delehaunty now sources bales of sweaters from an Oregon ragman and surplus T-shirts from Heirlooms for Hospice thrift stores on the Western Slope.
Ukay-ukay fashion used to be unpopular but the tables have turned and people nowadays go to thrift stores to buy trendy, unique, and affordable apparel.
The organization's thrift stores debuted in the 1970s.
According to America's Research Group, a consumer research firm, thrift stores only began doing this recently.
The nonprofit relies on monetary donations and sales of donated goods from its thrift stores to help support its mission of serving York County's homeless.
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It fulfills that mission by accepting donations of new and gently used clothing, household items and more and selling them in thrift stores in Bristol and Feasterville, Bucks County, and in Hatboro, Montgomeryville and Norristown, Montgomery County.
"People are accustomed to hearing that only 'gently used' items can be given to thrift stores and drop boxes--many don't know that they can give damaged clothes and linens, or even single shoes and socks, which will either be reused, or recycled and used to make new products," said Kris Beatty, program manager for King County Solid Waste Division.
"I know a lot of nonprofits run thrift stores," Thibault said.
The Epilepsy Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, and some other charities have partnered with private for-profit agencies such as Savers that already operate thrift stores. The Seattle-based chain was started in 1954 by the late William O.