National Thrift Store Day: Waterfront Mission Store Has Served Cantonment Since 2011

August 18, 2019

Saturday was National Thrift Store Day.

The first Waterfront Rescue Mission Thrift Stores was founded in 1963 to support the work of the Mission. Today, there are eight Waterfront Rescue Mission Thrift Stores, including a North Escambia location in Cantonment that opened in March 2011 at 732 North Highway 29, next to the Grocery Advantage. photos, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “National Thrift Store Day: Waterfront Mission Store Has Served Cantonment Since 2011”

  1. Heather Bennett on August 19th, 2019 11:31 am

    The Waterfront store worked with us on a price for a computer screen that a thrift store (goodwill) had for cheaper. The manager there is amazing and is very kind just ask her and if you are asking for a decent price am sure she would work with you as she did us. Not sure about the rest of the Waterfronts but the one in Cantonment is great, but also agree with the above commenter as well Molino thrift is so much cheaper than any other one I have found ESPECIALLY for clothes.

  2. J D on August 18th, 2019 4:14 pm

    You can work a good price with Teen Challenge . Now the other ones will not or barely get off the price at all. Yes there is cost associated with putting the close on display. But I promise they dont wash them and dry and have a bunch of money tied up in the clothes. The smaller independent stores are easy to work with too.

  3. Charlotte Bates on August 18th, 2019 10:47 am

    I know they may help the community, but I shop at another thrift store up in Molino where I can get beautiful name brand clothes and shoes for 99 cents each. They help the community as well. Clothes are about 75% that make up for the merchandise in any thrift store. Selling them cheap, instead of $5.00 and up could help get rid of some clothes fast. Just yesterday, I was looking for a nice formal for a good friend of mine that lives up in Kentucky. She is rather large person, and living on a fixed income, but she was invited to a wedding, and didn’t have a nice dress to wear. I found her a beautiful dress at a thrift store, and it was $90.00. REALLY? So, I did find her one for 99 cents up in Molino, and mailed it to her yesterday.

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