Please don’t donate junk

Volunteers at the Westbridge Thrift Store are reduced to middlemen for the landfill whenever non-salable items are donated.

The volunteers of the Westbridge Thrift Shop have been overwhelmed by donations these last few months. Being thankful is one thing but being frustrated and angry is another.

We are a non-profit organization. We are fundraising to keep our community hall alive.

Thanks to every one of you who donates to the purpose.

But SHAME on you who send broken, dirty, useless items our way. Lately our volunteers are sending more items to the dump than putting on our shelves for sale. If it is broken, chipped, stained …Please do not send it to us take it to the landfill.

How can we say it? Thanks but no thanks.

Some might think they are doing good by donating items but if it is junk please do not give it to us.

The shop will be having a storewide sale with 50 per cent off all items Dec. 27 and 28. We will be CLOSED the first two weeks of January, reopening on Jan. 17 with a lot of new stock.

We are again saying PLEASE be aware of the condition of your after Christmas donations. If you would not buy it yourself due to conditions do not donate it to us.

 

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