Good neighbors help Navarre’s less fortunate

More than 70 volunteers work together to make the Good Neighbor Thrift Store run through its recycling chain that starts with a donation and ends, sometimes, in monetary assistance to someone in need.

More than 70 volunteers, including Isabel Jenkins, work together to make the Good Neighbor Thrift Store run through its recycling chain that starts with a donation and often ends in monetary assistance to someone in need.

Navarre is home to only one thrift store. The Good Neighbor Thrift Store turns more than six figures in sales each year. Profits go straight to Navarre United Methodist Church ministries and primarily fund a program called We Care that offers assistance to low income individuals and families.

“Three hours ago I wrote out about six Gulf Power checks for different individuals that needed help with their power bill,” said NUMC business manager Mark Cook of the We Care program.

Read more in the Aug. 21 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.

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