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Second Helpings Thrift Shop

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland is working hard to make a difference in our community. In addition to striving to match every child in need of a mentor, with a mentor, we also provide gently used clothing to community members through our Second Helpings Thrift Store. 

With two location (Port Hope and Colborne), and one part-time staff and more than 25 volunteers, our Second Helping's Stores generate funds to support the mentoring programs that we offer to the children and youth in our communities. 

Donations can be brought to either store during operating hours. We welcome donations of gently used clothing, housewares, books, toys, furniture, vintage and many more items. If you have any questions about donations please call the store in your area or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland 289-252-1828 or 1-888-278-2484.

We are always in need of volunteers to help fun our stores. For a volunteer application please stop by the store or click HERE. Once completed please return to the Second Helpings store that you wish to volunteer at. 
Please follow us on Facebook for information on sales and newly received items.

Your support is greatly appreciated!

Second Helpings Port Hope                                                               16 John Street, Port Hope ON L1A 2Z2                                           Telephone: (905) 885-9411                                                         

Store Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm                                                                   Saturday - 10am-4pm


Second Helpings Colborne                                                                 18 Victoria Sq., Colborne, ON K0K 1S0                                             (905) 269-4233                                                                                 Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm                                 


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Save the date for Bowl for Kids Sake 2018!

Our Big Bowl day is scheduled for March 3rd at North Shore Lanes, Cobourg.  For more information contact Louise.