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    FINDS Children's Thrift Store
    September 27, 2016 Discover Ladner

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    FINDS Children's Thrift Store

    4927 Elliot Street, Ladner, BC
    (778) 434-3244
    www.reachdevelopment.org/finds

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    Nestled in the heart of Ladner stands one of South Delta’s most charming children’s stores called FINDS.  FINDS Children's Thrift Store is a specialty thrift store that is in the business of offering low-priced and previously-loved children’s clothes, toys, and equipment.  While the store has only been open for just over two years, it has changed the lives of many children with special needs as all proceeds are donated to the not-for-profit Reach Child and Youth Development Society that provides programs and services for local children and their families.  Step into this wonderful little boutique and discover the many hidden treasures that await you.

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    While FINDS specializes in selling second-hand items, it is not a typical thrift store.  As facebook user Cathy Nidoski put it, “Great stuff! Great People! Great cause!”  The store has excellent deals on gently-loved quality name brand products with a wide variety of items to choose from.  From Osh Kosh to Gap Kids, you will be delighted to find such quality products at such a discounted price.  Hate that thrift-store smell?  Each quality item at FINDS is exceptionally clean and cared for.  The shop is spotless and well-organized so that it is easy for customers to find exactly what it is they are looking for.  Whether you’re searching for toys, children’s clothing, maternity-wear, or anything else in between, FINDS is a second-hand shop with a first-hand feel to it.

    Part of what makes this store a treasure in its own right, is that FINDS is run exclusively by passionate volunteers.  These exceptional people are dedicated to helping children and volunteer their time and energy in order to ensure a brighter future for our local kids.  Beyond their kindness and dedication, FINDS' Staff are the experts on children.  They know that all equipment is safe and in working order, and will assist customers with any of their shopping needs.

    Store Manager, Marcia McCafferty (pictured far left), is one of these exceptional volunteers.  A long time resident of Ladner, Marcia has been volunteering with Reach Child and Youth Development Society for many years and is passionate about supporting children and youth with special needs and their families.  While she maintains her role as a  board member, you can find her volunteering her time over at FINDS.

     

    Take a stroll through the historic Ladner village and stop in at FINDS Children’s Thrift Store – you never know what you might find.

     

    Open Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-2pmPhone: 778-434-3244

    Visit the Reach Child and Youth Development website or follow them on facebook

     

    Interested in volunteering?
    Phone: 604-946-6622 ext. 328

     

    Interested in Donating?
    Donations can be made at the Finds store-front Mon-Thurs: 10am-2pm

    FINDS accepts donations of gently used baby, children, tweens, and maternity items in excellent condition as follows:

     

    Accepted:

    Children’s clothing
    Toys, including stuffed animals
    Books, puzzles & games
    DVDs & CDs
    Costumes & dress-up
    Shoes
    Strollers & High Chairs (that pass safety requirements)

     

    Not Accepted:

    Mattresses
    Cribs
    Car seats and booster seats
    Metal jewelry
    Baby Walkers (banned in Canada)
    Bassinets
    Infant bath seats and bath rings
    Helmets – bicycle, hockey, etc.
    Household items, including carpeting, paint and other potentially hazardous materials
    Electronics, including TVs, computers, VHS tapes, etc.
    Any items that have an expiry date
    Clothing items not for children or youth, items not maternity related

    PSST... A little bit more about Reach

    “What is Reach? Reach Child and Youth Development Society is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing services to children and their families since 1959. At Reach we believe in the potential of every child, and we know each child is unique. We work together with families to recognize each child’s strengths and develop their abilities. Reach currently provides programs and services to families in  Delta, Surrey and Langley B.C.  Over 1000 children and their families benefit from our services on an annual basis.” – Reach Child and Youth Development Society 

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