Veterans: The Albany Helping Hands Thrift Store reminding all that it's "Veteran's Day" 52 times a year with a special 50% off discount every Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm.
Seniors: Those age 60 and above receive a special 50% price reduction on Tuesday of each week.
These special 50 percent off discounts are offered on all store merchandise but can not be combined with other discount or sale prices or offers.
Tuesdays 50% off for Seniors
Thursdays 50% off for Veterans
The Albany Helping Hands Thrift Store is located at 705 First Avenue East in Albany and can be reached at 541-791-5139.
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WHAT BECOMES OF THE FUNDS?
The Thrift Store is part of the Albany Helping Hands faith based non profit organization. The proceeds from sales help fund critical community missions including providing emergency housing and hot meals three times a day, totally over 80,000 meals a year.
In addition to the Thrift Store, Albany Helping Hands also provides training and employment for shelter guests operating the Keep Warm Woodlot, Garden Market & Farm, Pasture Feed Chicken Ranch, and Vehicle Resale and Estate Cleanup units.
Helping Hands also offers GED Training at the new GED Training Classroom, housing searches, transitional jobs programs, mental health referrals, counseling, clothing, household needs, furniture and more for those in need in our community.
Donations are greatly appreciated and can be made at the shelter at 619 Ninth Avenue SE, Albany.
If you prefer please Dan Kress or Wayne Oakes at 541-926-4036 or mail your contributions to PO Box 2252, Albany, OR 97321.