Looking For A Bargain? Try The Junior Humane Thrift Store

July 31, 2010

If you are looking for some good, low cost shopping, consider the Junior Humane Society’s Thrift Store in Cantonment.

jhsthrift.jpgStore proceeds benefit JHS activities, such as finding homes for homeless cats and dogs. The store features of clothing for all ages, shoes, office furniture, kitchen supplies, books, toys, pet supplies and other items with new merchandise arriving almost daily.

Initially open just four days a week, hours have been expanded to include everyday except Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Some days when we came to open the store, we had customers already lined up and waiting for us,” said Frankie Van Horn Harris, director of the Junior Humane Society. “Hopefully, being open on more days and for longer hours will help our customers and help JHS.”

The store opened for business October 2009 after weeks of planning and hard work by a group of pet-minded and dedicated volunteers. Through the store, JHS volunteers have found a way to help the animals they care about so much and the community at the same time.

The Junior Humane Society’s Thrift Store in Cantonment is located at the corner of Highway 29 and Neal Road in Cantonment.

Pictured JHS volunteers Kristi Kirby; Amanda Gifford; Crystal Clanton; Mary Foster; Director Frankie Van Horn Harris; Christa Pettijohn; Elizabeth Irby; and Janet Lewis. Submitted photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


8 Responses to “Looking For A Bargain? Try The Junior Humane Thrift Store”

  1. pet owner on August 2nd, 2010 12:38 pm

    I love going to the thrift store. the prices are great and all of the people are wonderful. Thanks Amanda, for all u have done for us.

  2. justme on August 2nd, 2010 1:03 am

    I am so glad there is a thrift store on this side of town that isn’t just dirty or junky looking. I LOVE stopping in here and I always find something. Super prices and friendly workers.

  3. EMD on July 31st, 2010 9:29 pm

    Thanks Casandra. I was picturing it on the left for some reason.

  4. Susan on July 31st, 2010 7:47 pm

    I am cleaning out my cabinets! I will have a truck load for them this week!

  5. Casandra on July 31st, 2010 1:56 pm

    I word of caution: It sits off from the highway and is hard to spot when coming from the north end of the county. When you know that you are about a mile and a half from the paper mill, start watching to your left. It is located inside a refurbished double wide mobile home.

  6. EMD on July 31st, 2010 1:05 pm

    Thank you for this story, William. I didn’t even know that there was a JHS store.21

  7. Casandra on July 31st, 2010 8:11 am

    This is a wonderful cause and a great thrift store! They were jam packed with items when we stopped in last weekend, and their prices beat any other thrift store around. I just wish we’d had more time to shop! We adopted one of our dogs through this organization.

  8. yay! on July 31st, 2010 1:36 am

    gonna check this out! any way to save is awesome and it helps out a good cause!

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