The Salvation Army’s Arbroath charity shop is ready for last-minute Christmas shoppers who are looking for unique gifts thanks to one of its crafty shop volunteers. The shop has gone the extra mile with its festive stock, as volunteer Louise Broome has been busy transforming old books into hand-made Christmas gifts and decorations using her fantastic folding skills.
Last week, two Scottish designers were revealed as the winners of a competition to work with Zero Waste Scotland and Salvation Army Trading Company on a catwalk-ready fashion collection made entirely from pre-worn textiles.
Shoppers in Newton Aycliffe flocked to the new Salvation Army charity shop at 31 Beveridge Way on Thursday 10th December as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.
The Salvation Army Trading Company will be opening a pop-up shop in London’s South Bank Centre for the first time this Saturday (12 December). The famous arts centre will see the grand opening of its much-anticipated Charity Shop Emporium, which will see a number of charities all coming together to offer shoppers and visitors the ultimate charity shop experience under one roof.
Shoppers in Kettering were queuing outside the door at the new Salvation Army Trading Company charity shop at 40 Gold Street, Kettering on Thursday 26th November as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.
Could you be a Sally Army Helper? That’s the question from The Salvation Army’s network of UK charity shops as they launch a nationwide appeal for extra volunteers this Christmas. November and December are incredibly busy months for Salvation Army shops, increasing the need for lots of extra helpers to support with sales and donations.
Shoppers in Huntingdon flocked to the new Salvation Army Trading Company charity shop at 126 High Street on Tuesday 17th November as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.
Having been open since 2010, the Salvation Army’s charity shop on Maldon’s High Street is celebrating as a band of five volunteers mark five years of service. Kevin Jennings, the charity shop manager, himself opened the shop five years ago and is today delighted to have welcomed his area manager, Elaine Sanderson, who presented his volunteers with long-service awards.
Manchester facilities manager, Neil Leisham, has found a way to repay the kindness showed to him by The Salvation Army after the charity helped him as a boy. Neil, who runs the Cheshire Cleaning Company, manages the facilities for the Saltra Apartments on Elmira Way in Salford and has installed a Salvation Army textile recycling bank for residents. The bank will help to raise money for the charity through the donation of clothes and shoes.
The Salvation Army Trading Company, which runs over 200 charity shops in the UK, has launched a brand new Fairtrade tea product for purveyors of a fine brew. The charity has long been known for serving tea in times of need, and now tea drinkers across the country will be able to get their hands on a Salvation Army cuppa as the box of teabags is sold in selected charity shops.
Salvation Army Trading Company celebrated the opening of its new Morley charity shop on Thursday 10th September, as it welcomed its first customers to the brand new store at 1a Queen Street, Morley.
Textiles collected from the kerbside of residents in Wyre will now be donated to charity, thanks to a new arrangement between the council and the Salvation Army Trading Company. As part of its regular fortnightly recycling collection, over 50,000 households will be able to drop their unwanted clothes, shoes and other textiles at the kerbside with their usual recycling, in the knowledge that their donations will now go towards helping The Salvation Army.