Search

YMCA charity shop opens in Anglia Square

PUBLISHED: 16:48 20 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:48 20 June 2018

New YMCA charity shop in Anglia Square. Left to right, Lisa Aldous (manager) and Lorna Elliott (assistant manager).
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

New YMCA charity shop in Anglia Square. Left to right, Lisa Aldous (manager) and Lorna Elliott (assistant manager). Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2018

A YMCA charity shop has recently opened in Anglia Square.

New YMCA charity shop in Anglia Square.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNew YMCA charity shop in Anglia Square. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The Norwich shop will offer items at affordable prices from donations it receives.

The sale of donated goods to the shop is used to transform the lives of young people across 700 communities.

Furniture, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, pictures, glassware, ornaments, Bric-a-brac, DVDs and CDs are among the items the shop accepts as donations.

It is open five days a week from 9am to 5pm except Sundays when it is open from 10am to 4pm.

New YMCA charity shop in Anglia Square.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNew YMCA charity shop in Anglia Square. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The shop officially opened on Thursday, June 7 where shop manager Lisa Aldous and the CEO of YMCA Norfolk, Tim Sweeting held a ribbon and John Rockliff, a current YMCA Norfolk trustee, gave a short speech and officially declared the store open.

To find out more about volunteering at the shop or to make a donation, drop in or call the shop on 01603 765968.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press