SUMMIT, NJ - The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop's 'Holiday Boutique', featuring a wide selection of brand-new toys, as well as new and gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s holiday-themed clothing, holiday items and seasonal decorations, will be held at Calvary Church's Parish Hall on Thursday, December 5 through Saturday, December 7.

Boutique times and hours are:

  • December 5 - 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • December 6 - 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • December 7 - 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The Thrift Shop will also remain open during regular business hours throughout the event. Parish Hall at Calvary Church is located at 31 Woodland Avenue, immediately adjacent to the Thrift Shop.

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“We can’t wait to see everyone at our annual Holiday Boutique," said Marie Avaglianno, Thrift Shop Manager. "The League has been busy for weeks getting it all ready for opening day. We have lots of toys, gifts, decorations and clothing for all your holiday needs. The Thrift Shop itself and Calvary Parish Hall will be filled with treasures for everyone on your shopping list.” 

The Junior League of Summit (JLS) is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. For more information, visit jlsummit.org or contact the office at 908-273-7349.

Grant Benefits Thrift Shop

The Investors Foundation has presented the JLS with a $1,000 grant toward the Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop’s recent basement expansion, a project that created additional storage space for donations received by the Shop.

“As the amount of donations has increased each year, the shop reached its storage capacity. With the completion of the dig out, it will give the shop more space to store donations throughout the year. The revenue generated from the shop will go back into the community through grants and scholarships,” says JLS Thrift Shop Chair, Stephanie Giblin.

The basement expansion is officially complete and the Thrift Shop accepts donations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Thursdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each week.

Established 85 years ago, the Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop offers new and gently used clothing and shoes for men, women and children, toys, decorative items for the home, housewares, and furniture that is deeply discounted. It is the primary fundraiser for the Junior League of Summit and has provided the resources for the League’s grants, projects, programs, and scholarships over the years. Since its inception, the Shop has raised more than $3 million to benefit Summit and surrounding communities.