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Coweta’s Thrift Stores: great deals for a great cause

WRITTEN AND PHOTOGRAPHED BY SARAH FAY CAMPBELL

There is no lack of places to buy new clothes, furniture, and household items in Coweta County. But if you’re looking to get great deals – and support a great cause – Coweta has several thrift stores, all of which raise money to support programs. These stores are also great places to donate your gently used clothing, toys, books and household items. Local non-profits One Roof Outreach, Bridging the Gap, and Community Welcome House all operate thrift stores that raise money to help support their missions. Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity has the “Restore” which sells furniture, fixtures and appliances. Upscale Resale Shoppe benefits Southwest Christian Care, and Crossroads Church operates the ReNew thrift store. There is also the Salvation Army thrift store and two Goodwills in Coweta. One Roof provides temporary housing for homeless Cowetans, and provides financial assistance for people struggling with rent, mortgages, utilities, prescription drugs and other necessities. One Roof also provides household items – from the thrift store – to families getting back on their feet, and issues vouchers to needy families for free clothing. The One Roof Resale House is

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