About Us

Treasures Charity Thrift Store is a social enterprise operated by Beginning Again Richmond Hill, a registered charity incorporated in 1986.

Treasures is a non-profit, volunteer run second hand store where individuals recovering from mental health issues can engage in meaningful volunteer work opportunities alongside other community members in an inclusive and supportive environment.

On these pages you will find information about our charity, the program we provide, information about mental illness and some resources for help.

As well, from time to time, we will post upcoming events and interesting items for sale in the store and in the Silent Auction.

Please visit our website often.

Treasures Charity Thrift Store has been selling gently used clothing, linens, house wares, books, jewellery and collectables at reasonable prices in the Richmond Hill area for over 28 years. Our store is a social enterprise providing a supportive  workplace for individuals in mental health recovery to engage in meaningful and worthwhile work. This community based program provides opportunities for peer support, skills development and consumer leadership. Volunteer Job Coaches work with individuals living with mental illness who are at a stage in their recovery ready to reintegrate into the community. Through participation in the store’s operation, volunteers can learn new skills and work collaboratively with other volunteers and community members. Volunteers gain a sense of wellbeing while building new relationships and sharing mutual experiences. Treasures is a friendly and inviting atmosphere in which to work, shop and socialize.

 

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