NOVA Thrift Shop uses silent auctions to increase impact of higher value donations

For those who wish to contribute valuable household items and clothing to charity but don’t want to see them sold for typical thrift shop prices, NOVA Thrift Shop in Fountainville uses a silent auction to bring in significantly more money for the select high-end donations it receives.

That means Uncle Joe’s ancient mandolin or Mom-mom’s like-new Coach handbag will go to someone who really appreciates the item’s quality and beauty – while allowing the donor’s gift to make a far more satisfying impact on the charity the shop supports.

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