Our customers know that Common Things Thrift Store is a great place to shop.
Most of our new and nearly-new clothing is priced below $2! You can find great bargains on home decor, linens, books, antiques, collectibles, jewelry and much more at well-below market prices. It's a great place to donate your gently-used items too, because all proceeds from Common Things help us feed hungry local families.
But it is so much more than getting a good deal or supporting a great cause. Common Things is often the first introduction local residents have to Common Heart and its programs.
Store Manager Dana Hinson said she's constantly "humbled" by the way volunteers and customers step up to help those in need.
Whether it's praying with a crying grandmother worried about her grandchild in the hospital or gathering clothing and blankets for a homeless resident, Common Things is there to help.
"It's amazing to see that it's not only about faith. It's about the heart of the people who are here," she said.
Common Things is also a training ground for those needing work-based skills.
It offers a variety of opportunities for those who are mentally or physically challenged or rehabilitating into work. The store also provides community service opportunities to local students, businesses, churches & other social programs. Welcoming families to serve together and give back to the community is a characteristic of this vital part of Common Heart. Unlike many organizations, there are no age limits on opportunities.
We could not predict all of what Common Things Thrift Store would become when its doors opened in June 2011. We have grown in size and sales – most notably with our move last year to a much larger space at 321 Indian Trail Road North. We are now able to offer more goods than ever before!
Come find your treasure!