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Business briefs: Nonprofit opens thrift store on Ninth Avenue

ST. PETERSBURG

Nonprofit opens thrift store on Ninth Avenue

Pro Se Community Services, a new nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has opened Thrift and Gift, a store with gently used clothing and household accessories, and some new items at huge discounts.

The store raises money to serve people with mental illnesses and provides employment for this group.

Thrift and Gift is at 2146 Ninth Ave. N, across the street from the medical offices at Edward White Hospital.

To donate items or to arrange for pickup, call 466-7550.

COUNTYWIDE

Charity will give out free shoes

Clothes to Kids Inc. (CTK), a nonprofit organization that provides new and gently used clothing to low-income, school-age children in Pinellas County, recently was selected as a partner in the Payless Shoes 4 Kids program.

The Payless Shoes 4 Kids program is a national effort to deliver $1-million worth of free shoes to needy children this holiday season.

Clothes To Kids was one of 630 nonprofits selected. It received 200 $15 shoe gift coupons valid at any Payless retail location.

The program was designed to provide shoes to needy children through nearly 67,000 gift coupons distributed by local nonprofit partners. For more information on the Payless Shoes 4 Kids program, visit www.PaylessGives.com.

Business briefs: Nonprofit opens thrift store on Ninth Avenue 12/23/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 4:17pm]
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