I Like Charity Shops

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Voluntary Work

    I have been volunteering for an hour a week at my local Barnardo's shop for about 4 months now and I am really enjoying it! Some days I have to go upstairs and sort through the clothes, they get some really nice stuff. I then size the clothes and tag them with a tagging gun (been...
    LittleMissLucky LittleMissLucky
    18-21, F
    Jan 22, 2011

    I Used To Work In A Charity Shop

    Twelve years ago, I was undiagnosed with what later turned out to be epilepsy. I couldn't get a paid job because of health and safety reasons, so because I was slowly going out of my mind with nothing to do, I volunteered to work in a charity shop for a while until my health...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    Aug 12, 2010

    They're great, and if you look hard enough,

    you get good quality clothing, books, music and whatever else you want for a good price. :)
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    26-30
    1 Response Mar 31, 2015
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    26-30
    Sep 12, 2014

    Bargin!

      Wednesday is flea market day here so I like to go and see if I can pick up a good deal  or two. I like the market; there you can buy anything from a DVD to a tent or a bacon sandwich all from the same stall. I picked up a few tools for the car at next to nothing...
    Vulcan45 Vulcan45
    46-50, M
    Sep 16, 2009

    I Get Mine At Goodwill!

    Geez! without Goodwill, I would have almost none of the stuff I own! If I went around the house counting all the things that came from Goodwill, I'd be counting literall HUNDREDS! I buy almost EVERYTHING there, except food and gas! Clothes, dishes furniture, cookware...
    timmerb timmerb
    51-55, M
    1 Response May 1, 2010
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