The Head Injury Association of Fort Erie has recently set up a non profit second hand store called "River Revival" at their centre located at 649 Niagara Boulevard, Fort Erie. This store is open on Saturdays from 9 am. to 2 pm. and is run totally by dedicated volunteers.
Discover the benefits of buying second hand clothing and small household items at River Revival:
Most importantly our community benefits from your donations and purchases at the River Revival with 100% of the profits being donated directly to the Head Injury Association of Fort Erie. These funds are used to run programs that aid individuals with acquired brain injuries and their families. Programs include: information and resources, life skills training,prevention, social and recreational activities,integration and support for individuals with ABI living in the community and group counseling for survivors, caretakers and peer support.
- Second hand items are cheaper and because they are cheaper, shoppers can buy more items.
- There is a great variety at this second hand shop with new items arriving every week.
- Gently used clothes are less likely to shrink because they are nicely broken in and have that cozy worn feeling.
- Creative people can re-purpose or upcycle items into one-on-a-kind creations.
- It's not used - It's vintage! and vintage is cool!
- Buying used is a form of re-cycling and is very eco-friendly.
- Hidden gems such as brand new items (tags still on) and expensive brand names can be discovered amongst the regular items. These great finds are always fun and provide great bragging rights.
Typical items found at the store are new and gently used clothes, purses, shoes and accessories, jewellery, dishes, small houseshold items and small furniture pieces etc .
Please consider donating to HIAFE when de-cluttering, cleaning your closets, moving , helping with estate sales etc. Call our centre at 905-871-7789 or Jackie Denham at 905-708-3603 for drop off times or pick up.
Your generosity is appreciated and will enhance other people's lives.