#Thrift Shop

New York Post

Man finds brother’s custom football jacket in thrift shop 28 years later

Nearly three decades after his brother designed a high school football team jacket for himself, only to be unable to afford it, a man came upon the item in a thrift store. While playing varsity football at Scottsdale, Arizona’s Chaparral High School 28 years ago, Jed Mottley decided he wanted to wear his pride for the team on his sleeve. So he designed a custom jacket for himself.
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Buying Secondhand Clothes Is Cool, And You Should Be Part Of This Trend

Buying and wearing secondhand clothes has been a big trend for many fashionistas and thrift-loving people, but it has become more important and cooler for many reasons that you should know of. If you’re into buying vintage or secondhand clothes, then you should know all the reasons why it’s become a crucial statement with the current state of the world. You’re not just looking good, but you are also basically doing the world and everyone in it a huge favor by buying secondhand clothes.
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He Ordered A Letterman Jacket In High School But Couldn't Afford To Pick It Up. His Brother Just Found It At A Thrift Shop 28 Years Later

Jed Mottley played varsity football 28 years ago at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, when nothing screamed ultimate pride in your sport and school like a letterman jacket — but Mottley didn't have one. Additional submission from Adwait:. Submitted 1 hour ago via sports. Since Friday, Norway's Magnus Carlsen...
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9 Places to Donate Your Used Baby + Kid Items Around NJ

If you’re thinking of how you can contribute in some way this #givingtuesday or anytime during this season, just look around at your stuff. Maybe you’ve got a bunch of outgrown baby items, adorable “one and done” dressy outfits, and toys the kids haven’t given a second glance to in months. Of course, these things pile up and take up space, which begs the question—where can these used (and loved) baby and kids items find a new home? We’ve rounded up ten places around N.J. where you can donate or bring baby and child clothes, toys, furniture, and gear and listed them here. Read on to find out where you can go and who accepts what to make an impact on this #givingtuesday.

Former Tucson fabric shop to be converted into a restaurant, thrift store

The site of a former fabric shop in midtown will be redeveloped as thrift shop and restaurant. The SAS Fabric building on Speedway near Craycroft Road has been sold to EH Building Fund LLC and Smithurton Enterprises LLC for $1.4 million. Nancy McClure, with CBRE, represented the buyer and Gordon...
Athol Daily News

Calendar: Dec. 1, 2021

Publicize your meetings and community events in this free calendar, which comes out on Wednesdays in this space. Deadline: The Monday before. Email to: Dec. 4: Cider with Santa. ATHOL — On Saturday, Dec. 4, the local chapters of Rolling Thunder VT-1 and the Athol-Orange Eagle Riders will once...

Reta Renee Milota

Volunteer work/groups I am involved in: I am part of the Women’s Committee of Fine Arts of Mount Dora, Women for Hospice, Mount Dora Sister Cities, and the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce. I happily volunteer presently at the Women for Hospice Hope Chest Thrift Shop, at the Mount Dora Festival Events’ information booth, the Mount Dora Police Department, the Ice House Theatre, and the Mount Dora Patrons of the Community Building.

Giving Tuesday in Salem, Massachusetts

Giving Tuesday is here and we’re sharing ways you can give back to local nonprofits in Salem, Massachusetts! Salem is home to numerous museums and historic sites, along with nonprofits in education, social justice, and more that rely on visitor contributions and purchases to support their missions. Here are a few ways you can participate in #GivingTuesday in Salem:

OPINION: Thrifting has been gentrified

It is no secret thrifting has surged in popularity over the last couple of years. People who would have never entered a thrift shop a few years ago are now routine customers. Shopping second-hand is cost-effective and beneficial for the environment, but it seems a lot of shoppers’ intentions are not that simple. Opportunistic shoppers are contributing to the gentrification of thrifting.

What's Happening, week of Nov. 29

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Send items to Dec. 11-12 — A Holly Jolly Holiday Revue, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at Hood River Valley Adult Center. PACT performance benefits Meals on Wheels. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children and $25 families. Suitable for all ages.
Yakima Herald Republic

Thrift stores help fund ‘mission’ of Yakima-area nonprofits

New decorations as the holidays approach. A slightly scuffed coffee table for the basement family room. A pair of retro-looking snow boots for the winter season. You never know what you might find while wandering the aisles of Yakima’s array of thrift shops. All of them seem to have slightly different quirks and types of merchandise. But they all have something in common: The items donated and sold there help support the less fortunate in our community.

Meet Thiago, An Adoptable Cutie

My name is Thiago, and I am a 6-month-old male domestic shorthaired cat! I enjoy running around getting exercise by playing, but I’ll be just as content laying by you on the couch. I am litterbox trained and get along well with other cats, and love making new human friends too. You might find me sunning by a window, it’s an open invitation to get cuddles from you! I would do great in any family, so please think about adding me to your home!

MEET THE WINNERS Reader's Choice 2021

They’re keeping your books straight and orderly, and now they can add a Readers’ Choice Award to their books. Congrats!. Inspiring local artists and helping them grow has been the mission for decades, and we get to reap the benefits by enjoying world-class works right here on the island. BANK...

Help feed the hungry at Dec. 3 Interfaith Social Services Gala

Help feed the hungry at Dec. 3 Interfaith Social Services Gala. Limited number of tickets available for Interfaith Social Services’ Signature Gala Event on December 3. QUINCY, Mass. (Nov. 5, 2021) – Interfaith Social Services’ signature fundraising gala returns in-person this year with all the entertainment, food and beverages, games and auction packages that the event is well known for. A limited number of tickets are now available for the 2021 Feed the Hungry Gala, which will be held on December 3 at Granite Links Golf Club. A virtual ticket option is also available for those that would like to watch the event program remotely.
Daily Hampshire Gazette

Northampton’s holiday Toy Exchange returns this weekend at high school

NORTHAMPTON — The city’s free holiday Toy Exchange, held for nearly a decade before the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered the 2020 event, returns this weekend with a new location and new organizers. For the first time, the exchange will take place at Northampton High School, 380 Elm St. The Northampton Kiwanis...
Midland Daily News

New thrift shop a unique, exotic stop in Manistee

MANISTEE — A new Manistee store is giving residents another reason to shop local this holiday season. Randoms Thrift and More lives up to the name with an eclectic selection ranging from jewelry, artwork, consignment, books and home goods to more exotic curiosities, one-of-a-kind and other hard to find items.