Saint Francis Charity shops will reopen on 12 April (Credit: Tash Berbank)
The stores will reopen this Monday (12 April) as lockdown restrictions are eased.
All 15 of Saint Francis’ shops were forced to close due to Covid-19.
In addition, cancelled fundraising events during the pandemic have had a devastating impact on the hospice’s ability to raise funds.
Michelle Nicholls, Director of Retail and Trading, said, “We’ve longed for the day when we can reopen and welcome back our local community,”
“All our customers will receive a very warm welcome when they visit our stores, and what’s more, there’s 50% off all clothing so there’s lots of incredible bargains to be snapped up.”
Michelle says buying pre-loved goods does not only make a difference to seriously ill patients at the hospice, but is also good for the environment.
Locals are also being encouraged to support the hospice by shopping, donating unwanted items or volunteering at a local store.
Social-distancing measures will be in place when the shops reopen next week and customers must wear face coverings.
More information about Saint Francis’ retail stores can be found here.
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