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Who else loves shopping in charity shops❤️

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Tammyjane33
Tammyjane33 Community member Posts: 765 Pioneering
edited January 2022 in Coffee lounge
I love a bargin so you can imagine how much I love shopping in charity shops. You really can pick up a good bargin. I live on a budget so always happy when I can get cheap stuff. 

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    O don't really shop in charity shops but I do donate to them and they have had some pretty good stuff off me 

    I donates my sofa this weekend which was only 2 years old so hope they make some good money from it 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    Me too @Tammyjane33 :)

    Some really good bargains whilst also helping charities  :D
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  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    janer1967 said:
    O don't really shop in charity shops but I do donate to them and they have had some pretty good stuff off me 

    I donates my sofa this weekend which was only 2 years old so hope they make some good money from it 
    Aww, well-done @janer1967. I am sure they really appreciate it  :)
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  • Libby_Alumni
    Libby_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,251 Pioneering
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    I love a bargin so you can imagine how much I love shopping in charity shops. You really can pick up a good bargin. I live on a budget so always happy when I can get cheap stuff. 
    Yes! Love a good charity shop bargain. I also regularly donate to charity shops like @janer1967 too :)
    I'm trying to live a bit more sustainably and buying second hand, helps with that :) 
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  • rish
    rish Community member Posts: 62 Courageous
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    I love going in to my local charity shops. I have bought furniture, books, jewellery, etc. at bargain prices. One of my favourite places to shop at  :)
  • CoffeeFirst
    CoffeeFirst Scope Member Posts: 203 Pioneering
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    I do enjoy picking up a bargain in a charity shop but also donate. There are a couple of charities close to my heart so I tend to take them their first. Only once have I been turned away as they had too much stuff and no place to store it.
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    I buy a lot of books from charity shops and at one point used to get a lot of DVDs too. I’ve also picked up many bargains on clothes. A lot of them brand new with tags still on. 
  • Tammyjane33
    Tammyjane33 Community member Posts: 765 Pioneering
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    Thank you all for you're fantastic comments 😁
  • leeCal
    leeCal Community member Posts: 7,550 Disability Gamechanger
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    I buy jumpers and summer short sleeved shirts from charity shops, they often sell good name brands. 🙂

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  • Lisatho11987777
    Lisatho11987777 Scope Member Posts: 5,911 Disability Gamechanger
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    I love charity shops but since corona virus I avoid going into shops I do alot of online shopping now x
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,112 Disability Gamechanger
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    I've had some great buys from Charity shops over the years has as SM, I get most of my books from them and some clothes, when they have my size as I'm a big lad.

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    I also like to shop in charity shops :) Scope's ones are always the best, obviously ;) 

    Have you bought anything good from a charity shop recently @Tammyjane33

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  • Lisatho11987777
    Lisatho11987777 Scope Member Posts: 5,911 Disability Gamechanger
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    To be fair I was shocked today my friend has said slot of charity drops have closed here due to funding and staff off with corona virus and lack of volunteers  which is a shame I think alot of shops cafes restaurants  and pubs will close 
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,712 Disability Gamechanger
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    I've got loads of them in the village near me, I do pop in and have a mooch
  • Tammyjane33
    Tammyjane33 Community member Posts: 765 Pioneering
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    @Tori_Scope hi, happy new year.
    Yes before Christmas I went in a few charity shops and brought my mum a jumpsuit which was beautiful and surprisingly it only cost £1, I was amazed 😁
  • Tammyjane33
    Tammyjane33 Community member Posts: 765 Pioneering
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    @Sandy_123 sounds brilliant, I love a bargin. 😁
  • Tammyjane33
    Tammyjane33 Community member Posts: 765 Pioneering
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    @lisathomas50 oh that's a shame isn't it😕
    Unfortunately alot of amazing shops have closed due to covid19 its awful. X
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    £1 for a jumpsuit is great @Tammyjane33! Did she like it?

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  • Tammyjane33
    Tammyjane33 Community member Posts: 765 Pioneering
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    @Tori_Scope yes thank you, she loves it. I know it's great. 😁
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