IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19, 31 THRIFT & MORE! IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING DONATIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
31 Thrift and More! is a non-profit store specializing in thrift, vintage, antique, and new items for sale in our brick and mortar Hickory, NC location, and through our online stores at www.31thriftandmore.org, Etsy and eBay.
31 Thrift and More’s vision is to provide an amazing shopping experience for today’s shopper while generating revenue to bring help, hope, and healing to our community’s neighbors in need. We offer unique clothes, accessories, housewares, and more at spectacular prices. Your purchase feels so good! 100% of all revenue generated through 31 Thrift and More! helps to fund the many programs and services offered through Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM). Adjacent to our brick & mortar location, we help to support the Nutrition Center which provides food to around 10,000 households each year, an in-house pharmacy, which dispensed over $16 Million in prescription medicines last year to Catawba County’s uninsured residents, a medical and dental clinic, NETworX, financial assistance to “neighbors” in crisis, disability and many other programs to assist people receiving the help they need to move forward in their life. Please check out our Facebook, Instagram, Etsy, and eBay.
A GREAT PLACE TO SHOP
Bringing a whole new way to “thrift” to Hickory, NC, 31 Thrift and More! offers a fun and unique shopping experience that will leave you planning your next visit! Whether you are shopping, donating or volunteering, you will find inspiration as you wander through each thoughtfully created space.
At any given time, you’ll find clothing brands like Burberry & Kate Spade, North Face & J.Crew to vintage & 70’s ‘threads’, as well as “fresh” furniture, one-of-a-kind gifts & unique housewares!
We invite YOU to come in and see for yourself why our store will become one of your favorite places to shop.
Bonus Article: 31 Thrift and MORE! has been named one of the top thrift stores in the state! Click here to go on a road trip through NC Thrift Stores!
We Can Accept
Gently Used Clothing
Gently Used Shoes & Purses
Accessories & Jewelry
Books, LPs, & Media (CDs & DVDs)
Artwork, Wall Decor
Vintage Items, Antiques
Toys – Clean, Working, & No Missing Parts
Small Appliances & Electronics in Working Condition
We Cannot Accept
Items in Garbage Bags
Any Items With A Strong Odor or Cigarette Smell
Computers, Box TVs, VCRs, Printers, Scanners
Dirty or Soiled Items – Linens, Housewares, Toys, Etc.
Furniture & Large Instruments & Exercise Equipment (Not Approved By Director)
Strollers, Car Seats, Cribs, Etc.
VOLUNTEERING WITH 31 THRIFT & MORE!
We need greeters, cashiers, assist customers, merchandising, security, straightening, cleaning, sorting, data entry/clerical, computer entry, assistance with monthly reports, voucher program assistance, specific area volunteers (shoes, stuffed animals, toys, books, sporting goods, glassware, fabric, ladies, men and children’s clothing, accessories, etc.), assistance with marketing including FB and social media, signage, etc.
31 Thrift and MORE! WAREHOUSE
We need warehouse volunteers to accept, sort, clean and price items, bag clothing for truck pick-ups, sort items for re-donation, eBay assistants including research, photography, listing, and shipping of items, research items for special on-the-floor pricing, special project workers, carpenters, cleaning, etc.
BENEFITS OF OUR THRIFT STORE
ALL proceeds directly go towards helping those in need in this community—One more good thing you can feel great about! Whether it be our medical ministry, pharmacy, nutrition center, NETworX, SOAR, or any other of the arms of this ministry, your shopping, donating and volunteering here has an outcome of positive change for someone in crisis.
31 Thrift and More! offers vouchers for clothing & housewares to individuals qualified as homeless or in a crisis situation. We work with local ministries to help meet these needs.
John & Ruth Featherstone
31 Thrift and More Director & Coordinator
Currently accepting donations by appointment only. Call 828-323-7907 between 11am & 4pm to schedule your appointment for either Tuesday or Friday.