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St. Vincent de Paul uses unwanted items to help the needy


Last updated 8/20/2017 at Noon

Volunteer Jim drives the St. Vincent de Paul truck to pick up unwanted furniture for the thrift shop to sell.

The volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul of Fallbrook have been taking donations of items from local residents and converting them into dollars to aid thousands of needy people since 2000.

When visitors to the thrift shop find clothes, furniture and other household goods at low prices, they not only go away with good deals, they also help their fellow residents as the funds raised go to individuals in need as well as other nonprofits in the area.

Countless volunteers have served the community at the thrift shop – several since the beginning – but with recent "retirements", the need for m...

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