PHOENIXVILLE, PA — The all-volunteer staffed Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Shop donated $57,200 to local non-profit organizations this year. Since opening in 1975, the shop has donated over $1 million in its 47-year history of giving back to the community.
A group of Thrift Shop volunteers, community members, and Phoenixville Hospital Leaders attended the donation ceremony, including Thrift Shop President, Elaine Locascio, who will step down on July 30th after four years in this role. Maggie Silva, a dedicated volunteer of ten years (six as treasurer) becomes President on August 1st. Elaine presented representatives from each recipient organization with their donation checks. Following is a list of the 2022 recipients:
- Ann’s Heart (Code Blue Ministry)
- Cancer Center at Phoenixville Hospital
- Community Health Education & Outreach at Phoenixville Hospital
- Healthcare Access Program
- Mom’s House
- Orion Communities
- Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS)
- Phoenixville Women’s Outreach – The House
- Senior Adult Activity Center (Senior Center)
- St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter
- The Clinic
- The Daniel Foundation
The Thrift Shop of Phoenixville is located at 238 Church Street in Phoenixville. The shop sells clothing, jewelry, accessories, toys, housewares, and small furniture. The Thrift Shop is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Donations are accepted during operating hours.
For more information about the Thrift Shop or other volunteer opportunities at Phoenixville Hospital, call 610-983-1424.
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