Thrift Shop Day comes on August 17 in each year. It is the best day for those who are looking for the used goods to buy and sell. Thrift Shops will lend help for those who are in need of support and the profits acquired from these shops are donated to the charitable organizations. Indulge yourself by donating some items you no longer use by entering a Thrift Shop on the Thrift Shop Day.
“Thrift is poetic because it is creative; waste is unpoetic because it is waste.” – G.K. Chesterton
History of Thrift Shop Day
The charitable society established thrift Shop Day, and that came into existence along back since to raise money for those who are in need of support. The thrift shop is a charity shop that will let the people buy and sell the used items at a lower price. Thrift Shops will be opened to the public, and the volunteers maintain it. The items which are no more used are sold at a reduced cost. The profit that remains after the Thrift Shop Day will be offered for the charity purpose. Initially, the Thrift Shop sold used clothes, and later people bought and sold items including used furniture, household goods, electronic items, and even toys. Thrift Shop primarily provides help for the orphans, and it still provides support for those who are looking for the second handed things. Moreover, shopping on a Thrift Shop Day even let people notice the antique items too. Another useful thing that the Thrift Shop Day brings to the world is it reduces the garbage and landfills by reusing the goods.
Other Celebrations on August 17
August 17 is also celebrated as
- National Vanilla Custard Day
- Black Cat Appreciation Day
- World Honey Bee Day
- Break the Monotony Day
- International Geocaching Day
- International Homeless Animal’s Day
How to Celebrate Thrift Shop Day
The best way to celebrate Thrift Shop Day is by going to a thrift shop store and buying some used goods for yourself. So the money you spend will let you buy things for yourself and also help others. Be a part of the society in reducing the garbage by using the used items. Post your pictures on the social media with things you have brought on the Thrift Shop by using the hashtag #Thriftshopday.