The Thrift Store’s shelves and hanging racks still have a good selection of clothing and household goods, but it may take the customer a little more digging than usual to find that perfect treasure. “We need to get the store back to its usual well-stocked condition,” Don explained.
In addition to providing clothing and household goods to the needy, the store’s all-volunteer staff has generated over $2.2 million in grants given to Pickens County non-profit organizations. Anyone wishing to join the volunteers will be warmly welcomed.
The Pickens County Community Thrift Store is across from Good Samaritan Wellness Center, just north of Dairy Queen on Highway 53. The store is open for shoppers from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The dock will be open to accept donations Monday through Saturday. Helpers will be available to unload donations and issue tax receipts from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on those days. Because the store is a 501(c)(3) corporation, donations of money or goods are tax-deductible.