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Second Blessing needs donations, volunteers

The Second Blessing Thrift Store, located in Waynesville, is open, expanding operations and in need of donations and volunteers. 

The Second Blessing Thrift Shop, a nonprofit that assists with funding The Open Door Ministry, is a community based and supported Christian organization that now provides mobile food distribution, boxed overnight meals and faithful encouragement to anyone in need.

Volunteers needed at The Second Blessing Thrift Store include store greeters and floaters. Store greeters welcome guests upon arrival and will assist with communicating information to shoppers about required safety measures i.e. mask coverings and the use of hand sanitizer while shopping. Floaters assist with pricing, provide information, clean surfaces, and other various day-to-day operational assistance.

Donations are being accepted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. All donations, including furniture, are to be set inside the opened gate onto the dock. Dock assistance will not be available. Six-foot safe distancing will be enforced and practiced if volunteers are available to assist. Clothing donations must be bagged, and item donation must be boxed for acceptance. 

Volunteers are a valued asset to the Second Blessing’s team and schedules are flexible with volunteer’s availability. To volunteer, call Bill Guy at 828.356.4948, or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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