Category Archives: Community Services

HO HO HO HO HO!

Well here we are again — November 1st, and volunteers at the Thrift Shops for Nova are well into the work of displaying Christmas items for our customers. You’ve certainly started to see the evidence in our boutiques! Last Monday, … Continue reading

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Thrift Shops for Nova Volunteers? What Do They Do?

We who volunteer at the Thrift Shops for Nova take on a variety of  tasks. For your appreciation, here is an incomplete sampling of our regular challenges. Our continued dedication contributes to raising much needed funds for our foundation, Ste. … Continue reading

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Sizzling Success!

Our June half-price sale was truly an inspiring event! Thanks to your generosity, we continue to raise much-needed funds for health-care in our communities.

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Guest Blogger, Daveen Garland, Shares Her Story

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We Live in a Consumer Society

It’s true. And it’s so very sad that, as a society, we “need” so much, and buy so much, and throw away so much! Many of us try to do our share and we Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. In fact, we don’t really contribute … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR Superpower?

Yes, this IS the way I see it. Volunteering for Thrift Shops for Nova gives us superpowers:  the powers to help, to give and to care; the power to offer compassion, companionship and services; the power to listen to and share stories. … Continue reading

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The Most Important People — You!

Our half-price sale, which took place the last weekend of May, was another wonderful success! And we know that it’s all because of YOU! Yes, YOU!

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