charity shop UK

The Ukay-Ukays of UK

Take a stroll to the charity shops on the city centre all around the UK, providing items at a cheap price and for a good cause.
 
Clothes, shoes, bags, books, furnitures, bric-a-bracs, most of them are tagged as brand new, others hardly used. Everything you will find in these small boutiques are donated by the local community and maintained by friendly volunteers. Each item smells fresh while hanged on the clothesline, and clean while displayed inside cabinets and boxes.
 
Here, you will find lots of good causes that will benefit from your purchase –the British Heart Foundation, rescued cats and/or dogs, charities for the blind, and so much more. At times, they also sell baked goods and sweets, too.
 
These stores prove to be more than a good channel for volunteers; they also provide much needed warmth during winter. When it’s freezing cold outside, shoppers could hop on from one shop to another to get a dose of comfortable heat.

And if you have some time to spare, you could also opt to volunteer some hours there.

*In the Philippines, Ukay-Ukay means second hand store where items are sold at a cheap price. Contrary to UK’s charity shops, Ukay-ukay stores in the Philippines are not sold for the benefit of charities but for business purposes only.

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