Whidbey thrift stores prepare to reopen, others remain closed

  • Friday, June 5, 2020 5:13pm
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Good Cheer thrift stores in Langley and Clinton are reopening, but the stores won’t be accepting donations until July 1.

According to a press release, masks and hand sanitizer are required, fitting rooms won’t be open and merchandise returns won’t be accepted.

Masks and social distancing will also be required at an outdoor “Last Chance” sale 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 13 behind the Food Bank and Distribution building, 2812 Grimm Road, Bayview.

The Langley thrift store reopens Saturday, June 6. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. The Clinton store will reopen Friday, June 12 and be open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.

Island Thrift in Oak Harbor reopened June 1. Only 25 people are allowed inside the building at one time, and no returns are allowed. Masks are required for both customers and staff.

The store is also asking customers to refrain from donating large truck loads or large items since storage space is limited.

If donations are made, they must be in a bag or box. Donation times are limited and the store encourages people to call ahead at 360-675-1133 to confirm times.

Shopping hours will remain the same, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

WAIF Thrift Store locations in Oak Harbor and Freeland are staying closed, however, a WAIF Salvage location will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until everything is sold.

Senior Thrift in Freeland is also closed until further notice.

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