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How Shopping at Your Local Thrift Shop Can Help Your Community

Written by Family Fun. Posted in American red cross donations, Clothing donation pickup, Clothing donations

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Chances are you have probably visited a local thrift store at some time in your life. You might have visited it for a Halloween costume, furniture that you could craft based on an online DIY article or even to browse through the available and vintage clothing items for sale. Thrift shops offer a lot of unique items for those looking for something out of the normal everyday shopping stores. A lot of hidden treasures have been found in thrift stores, including great pieces of furniture and clothing items that are at a great discount. Shopping at your local thrift store actually provides many benefits to the community.
Americans consume nearly 20 billion garments a year. That is 68 garments and 7 pairs of shoes per person or more than one piece of clothing purchased per week. Many of these cloth