NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Family Service Bureau thrift shop is continuing their 'National Thrift Shop Day' celebration through 5 p.m. on Friday August 18.
For $8, patrons receive a pink bag, and can load as much as they can into the bag. On Thursday, bags were filled with shoes, dresses, jackets, ties, shirts, blazers, and teapots.
According to one of the volunteers working in the shop on Thursday, the celebration offers an opportunity for families to get ready for back to school season. It also makes room in the shop for new donations.
Nutley Familly Service Bureau is first and foremost a community counseling center, offering evertyhing from marriage counseling to grief counseiling. NFSB also operates a food pantry to provide supplemental nutrtion to Nutley residents in need. The thrift shop operation, for lack of a better word, is a "profit-center" within this 100-year-old organization. Fund generated from the thrift shop help support the other srevices of NFSB.
The NFSB Thrift shop is located at 172 Chestnut Street Nutley NJ, 07110.