There’s a new thrift shop in Tacoma where you can get discounts, help folks in need

Tacoma Rescue Mission receives an overwhelming amount of donations to help its clients out of poverty.

The homeless shelter nonprofit came up with a solution to maximize all of the donated clothes and household items: a thrift shop. Mission Thrift, 2502 6th Ave., opened last month. The store is open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.

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Mission Thrift, a new thrift shop operated by the Tacoma Rescue Mission, opened last month and sells donated clothes and household items to help fund the efforts at the nonprofit’s homeless shelter, recovery program and career development program.

Darrin Miller, social enterprise director, said Tacoma Rescue Mission uses at most 3 percent of items donated. The thrift shop will allow the rescue mission “to make the most of donations that we receive and be able to generate revenue and go back to our clients and those in need in the community,” he said.

Mission Thrift sells men’s, women’s and children’s clothes, including sports jerseys, toys and games, shoes, purses, home decor, kitchen appliances and dishes, lamps, furniture and more. Customers can come across rare finds, like a Star Wars spatula.

Clothing at Mission Thrift starts at $1.99 for T-shirts, jeans are $8-$20 and North Face jackets are $49.99. Kitchen utensils and small plates are priced at 99 cents, and dishes are $1.99-$4.99. Airfryers range from $9.99 to $29.99, and KitchenAid stand mixers range from $59 to $99. Toys and games are 99 cents to $9.99. A sectional couch is about $119, a recliner is $55-$99 and a high

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12 Reasons to Go Thrifting This Month

Each year, National Thrift Shop Day is celebrated on Aug. 17. It’s a day for consumers to shop small, find great bargains, and support local businesses and a great cause. Almost every town has a secondhand shop, thrift store or consignment shop. Almost always, those stores are supporting a great cause.

The benefits of shopping at a thrift shop go beyond getting a great bargain, even though that’s a great reason to spend the day thrifting for a hidden treasure. Typically, items for sale in the thrift shops are donated by customers who are cleaning out their closets, downsizing, moving or just looking to declutter their homes. It’s said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure; that rings true in the world of thrifting.

If you’re looking for something unique to fill a certain spot in your home, visit a thrift shop. If you’re looking for evening attire for a fancy event, but don’t want to spend a fortune on something you’ll wear once, visit a thrift shop. If you’re a record collector, visit a thrift shop. If you like to hunt for antiques, visit a thrift shop. The list goes on and on, and so does the variety of what can be found if you’re shopping in a thrift shop.

Gone are the days where fashion or antiques have to be expensive. For more than 30 years, Gulfside Hospice Thrift Shoppes have been providing affordable clothing, furniture and collectible items. Residents of Pasco County and thrift shop lovers alike can visit one of the five locations located throughout Pasco County and find a great deal without breaking the bank. Not only do the thrift shops have a wide variety of items at an affordable everyday low price, but there are “thriftastic” daily deals to help you save

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