Thrift Shop and Boutique
Our Thrift Shop is known as the best on the Island of Hawai’i!
MISSION: To provide funding for St James’ Episcopal Church and its outreach programs, through a mostly all-volunteer organization that provides the community with quality items at affordable prices.
HOURS: The St. James’ Thrift Store and Boutique is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9:00 – 1:00 and on Fridays, from 4:00 – 7:00. Our Book Store is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9:00 – 1:00.
PHONE: (808) 885-0560
COORDINATOR: Nina Disbro
TEAM LEADERS: Betty Hannah. Barbara Lackey. Rona Lee. Allison Rohfeld
DID YOU KNOW?
* Our thrift shop is run mostly by volunteers from St. James’ Church and the wider community.
* It takes 40+ volunteers working at least 3 days a week to keep our doors open. Some of our volunteers have been with us more than 20 years.
* We have pledged 5% of our gross profits for the year to support Annunciation Catholic Church’s Food Pantry, and other community needs.
* Half of our Christmas Bazaar proceeds go to the food pantries at Annunciation Catholic Church and Kokua Ministries.
* Our customers tell us that we are the BEST Thrift Store on the Big Island.
* Donations and purchases help us to give generously to support the needs of our community.
Below is a list of some of the community needs that we are able to support:
|BOOKS FOR THE JAIL|
|CATHOLIC CHARITIES FOOD PANTRY|
|COMMUNITY DOG OWNERS|
|COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL|
|DRESS A GIRL AROUND THE WORLD|
|GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (MOLOKAI)|
|HAWAII PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL|
|HPA THEATRE PROGRAM|
HUNGER FREE KEIKI
|KAWAIHAE CANOE CLUB|
|KOHALA ANIMAL RELOCATION and EDUCATION SERVICES|
|PARKER SCHOOL DRAMATIQUES|
|POLICE DEPARTMENT INITIATIVES|
|PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY|
|QUEEN LILILUOKALANI SOCIETY|
|ST. COLUMBA’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
ST. JAMES’ AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING PROGRAM
ST. JAMES’ COMMUNITY MEAL
ST JAMES’ PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
ST. JAMES’ YOUTH PROGRAM
|THE MARSHALLESE COMMUNITY|
|THE MARSHALLESE OUTER ISLANDS|
WAIMEA MIDDLE SCHOOL – school supplies
WAIMEA QUILT CLUB
VOLUNTEERS: Both men and women volunteers are needed for all areas, and on all days we are open. Please consider joining this important and fun outreach mission of our church. See Nina Disbro, Betty Hannah, Kathy Strahle, Allison Rohfeld, Lydia McCoy, or Rona Lee to sign up.
VOLUNTEER JOBS INCLUDE:
* Assisting customers
* Maintaining the appearance of the merchandise areas
* Managing a department
* Managing displays
* Shop maintenance
* Sorting clothing, shoes, etc.
* Stocking merchandise