Salvation Army struggling through sales slump

first_img “We appreciate the support that we get from the local community,” May said. “Troy and Pike County have always supported the Salvation Army. Our Service Center supports our friends and neighbors who are truly in need. A monetary donation or items to the Thrift Store is lending a helping hand to someone in need in our community, as do purchases at the Thrift Store.”All donations to the Salvation Army Service Center and Thrift Store at 509 South Brundidge Street in Troy are tax deductible and greatly appreciated. Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “Right now, sales are down more than they have been in quite a while,” May said. “We depend on the sales at the Thrift Store to supplement our fundraisers. But right now, sales are slow and our reserves are dwindling. We’ve got a big bump to get over.”At the local Salvation Army’s monthly advisory board meeting on Tuesday, May said the Thrift Store now has a Sizzlin’ Summer Sale of women’s clothing, purses and shoes and hopes are that shoppers will take advantage of the sale prices being offered.“We have a very good selection of women’s items and at almost unbelievable prices but we are short on items for men and children,” she said. “Donations of items for men and children are greatly needed and will be greatly appreciated.” Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Salvation Army struggling through sales slump Print Article May said the Thrift Store is dependent on donations of clothing, furniture and household items to stock the store.“At this time, we need donations of quality items and we need shoppers,” she said. “We have a good selection of miscellaneous items and the food pantry is stocked adequately.” Large donated items can be picked up. Arrangements for pickup may be made by calling 334-808-1069.The Salvation Army has camp stew available for $10 and quart. It is frozen, making it available for now or later.Volunteers are needed during the summer months when store employees are on vacation and right now is the time. Published 3:00 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Latest Storiescenter_img The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder If you are unable to sleep at night, it’s because you are awake.Kim May, director of the Salvation Army Service Center and Thrift Store in Troy, laughed at the suggested reason for her sleepless nights but, “it’s more than that.”May said expenses at the service center are nipping away at the reserves from the center’s fundraising projects and that is cause for concern. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Runoff election is Tuesday By Mynecia Steele Officials are hoping to increase community involvement and voter turnout for the Republican runoff Tuesday by encouraging voters that it won’t take… read more Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more