Vegetable Deliveries Turn Into Clothing Donations


SPUD Vancouver and The Attic Thrift Stores have partnered on a unique fundraiser for Gordon Neighbourhood House. SPUD is a local company that offers online grocery shopping and delivery for fresh produce and local organic foods. Every day SPUD delivers hundreds of totes of food to subscribers all across Metro Vancouver. Normally the empty totes are picked up by delivery drivers when a new shipment is delivered.

For the week of June 6th-12th  SPUD subscribers could place gently-used clothes and household items into their empty bins, and SPUD drivers would then drop off the donations at The Attic Thrift Store.

Gordon Neighbourhood House now operates two locations of the popular Attic Thrift Store, the original at 1019 Broughton Street (between Comox and Nelson) and the second location at 1340 Davie Street (near Jervis Street).

The social enterprise stores sell donated items to raise funds for programs at initiatives at GNH.

“We are very grateful for the generosity of Vancouverites, and companies like SPUD who supported this unique campaign,” stated Jim Balakshin, a Community Programmer at GNH who supports the Attic Thrift Store Volunteer Team, “We are always excited to introduce more people to our stores, and at the same time receive great donations that we can make available at affordable prices.”

The initiative generated hundreds of donations which filled an entire SPUD delivery van.

Thank you SPUD for supporting Gordon Neighbourhood House! If your business or organization is interested in partnering with The Attic Thrift Store, please contact ‪#‎togetherwegrow

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