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September 24, 2018

Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop Seeks Donations


Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
FULTON, NY – Looking for a new home for your gently used household items, furniture, and appliances that you no longer need or use?  Consider donating those items to the thrift shop at Catholic Charities of Oswego County.

Supervisor of Catholic Charities Emergency Services Program, Helen Hoefer (right) and Danielle Lundy Losurdo add items to one of the clothing racks at Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Thrift Shop. For more information on donating items, contact Hoefer at 315- 598-3980, ext. 224, or visit Catholic Charities’ website at www.ccoswego.com

Supervisor of Catholic Charities Emergency Services Program, Helen Hoefer (right) and Danielle Lundy Losurdo add items to one of the clothing racks at Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Thrift Shop. For more information on donating items, contact Hoefer at 315- 598-3980, ext. 224, or visit Catholic Charities’ website at www.ccoswego.com

Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop provides families throughout Oswego County with an affordable option for clothing, household items, furniture, and even appliances when available.

“In these challenging times we are very much in need of donations for our thrift shop as the demand for clothing and household items is increasing,” said Helen Hoefer, supervisor of Community Services.

She added that Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop is an important resource as it serves consumers in two ways.

“Our nominal fees provide families with an extremely affordable option and the money raised from sales in our Thrift Shop is used to buy food for our food pantry which is providing free food to an ever increasing amount of families in Oswego County. Donations to our Thrift Shop are always welcome so that we can continue to meet the increased need for both household items and food. We are currently in need of gently used furniture and other household items. I ask our community members to remember those less fortunate and consider donating unwanted items to Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop. Your tax deductible donations of household items, furniture and appliances can make a real difference in someone’s life,” said Hoefer.

Put your unwanted items to good use and call Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop today at 315-598-3980.

Arrangements will be made for pick-up of working appliances and furniture.

Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop is open Mondays and Fridays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation. Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s programs are the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Diocesan Hope Appeal, the County of Oswego and private donations by individuals and local companies and organizations.

One Response “Catholic Charities’ Thrift Shop Seeks Donations”

  1. Debbie
    March 15, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Great story, but WHERE is the store located so we can make donations?

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