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UMC thrift store donates to community

MOOERS FORKS - The Mooers United Methodist Church's Souled Out Community Thrift Store has been able to return $2,340 to the community as donations for 2010, their first year of operation. Some of the charities helped included $400 to the Mooers Food Pantry, $240 for funding a new Northeastern Clinton Central School church-related scholarship of $500, $250 to the Mooers Free Library, $100 for world hunger (Crop walk), $100 for the Salvation Army, $100 for local youth, $500 for families in need, $100 for St. Mary's school and others.

The store will also be having a "bag sale," during the month of March, where customers can fill a plastic kitchen trash bag for $10.

The store is also in need of men's clothing, especially work clothes. Gently used clothing can be dropped off during hours of operation - Friday 1 to 6 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, clothes can be donated at the rectory/parsonage back door anytime. The store is located at 20 Blackman Corners Road.

For more information, call 236-7129 before 7 p.m. or e-mailmooersumc@yahoo.com.

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