Charitable Giving: Clothing, furniture donations down

by John McAlister
Categories: Newswire
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Donations are urgently needed to help the Salvation Army Thrift Store overcome an unprecedented shortage of clothing and furniture.

“We would normally have mountains of clothing. Now, we have nearly bare floors,” said thrift store manager Kathy Lippert. “It’s hard to keep up with the needs when nothing’s coming in.”

The new year has presented new challenges at the Wyandotte Street store. Usually, furniture donations are made in January, as many people will donate the items after getting new furniture around Christmas. Read full story…

Source: Orillia Packet