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In 1994, a group of people met, interested in finding a way to support Mount Vernon Christian School by providing funds to the school to support affordable Christian education. They formed a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, independent of the school, with the intention of operating a thrift store and giving the net proceeds to Mount Vernon Christian School.
The name Bargains Galore Thrift Store was chosen and a building on South Second Street in Mount Vernon was leased. In October 1994, a staff of all volunteers opened at this location. The store remained there until lack of space made the purchase of land and construction of a new building necessary. After breaking new ground, the current store location opened January 2011.
The mission of Bargains Galore Thrift Store, a non profit organization, is to provide funds to Mount Vernon Christian School to make Christian education more affordable.
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Donations drive our store and make sure we can provide affordable product for the local community and meet our goal of easing tuition expenses. With a friendly and knowledgeable team, you can be sure your donations are given a new lease on life. We accept donations from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM every Tuesday - Friday. Donation hours may vary depending on the volume of donations received during our hours of operation. Saturdays are by appointment only from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Click here to book today.
If you are curious about the inner workings of a thrift store or just want to be a part of a great team, we would love to have you as a volunteer. This also helps to ensure our prices stay affordable. So, stop in the store or fill out our online application below.
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