Thrift Shop and Boutique

Our Thrift Shop is known as the best on the Island of Hawai’i!

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.

Our store shopping hours are:
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9:00-1:00
Friday we are open 4:00-7:00

TEAM LEADERS:  Betty Hannah, Linda Mendonca, and Rebecca Schuler.

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.
* 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:

CATHOLIC CHARITIES FOOD PANTRY
COMMUNITY DOG OWNERS
COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
DRESS A GIRL AROUND THE WORLD
FILIPINO COMMUNITY
HAWAII PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL
HOMELESS GROUPS
HOPE MINISTRIES
KAWAIHAE CANOE CLUB
KOHALA ANIMAL RELOCATION and EDUCATION SERVICES
POLICE DEPARTMENT INITIATIVES
SELF-HELP GROUPS
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
THE PANTRY
WAIMEA MIDDLE SCHOOL – school supplies
WAIMEA QUILT CLUB

WHEN AND HOW CAN YOU HELP
Both men and women volunteers are needed for all areas Monday thru Saturday 9:00-1:00 and Friday evening from 4:00-7:00.  Please consider joining this important and fun outreach mission of our church.

VOLUNTEER JOBS INCLUDE:

* Assisting customers
* Cashiering
* Maintaining the appearance of the merchandise areas
* Managing a department
* Managing displays
* Shop maintenance
* Sorting clothing, shoes, etc.
* Stocking merchandise