It has finally happened, our Charity Shop closed to customers on Saturday 4
th October 2008 forthe last time. The original shop opened in May 2002, and since then has had total sales of over £172,000. Over the years we have made deliveries to many places in Thornaby, Stockton – on– Tees and Middlesbrough, but we have also made deliveries to many other places including Redcar, Saltburn. Darlington, Middleton St. George, Hartlepool and the City of Durham.
As well as being our major source of funding over the last few years the shop developed another role, which I believe became just as important. For many people it became a place to drop in for a chat, have a laugh, a cup of tea, and on many occasions just a quiet word.
The Group would like to thank many people for the support we have been given:
– on – Tees Borough Council for letting us has a shop in the first place, and supporting us when we had problems, particularly when we were flooded several times.
To the people of Thornaby for all their support and many donations.
To all our members for their donations and support.
All the volunteers we have had over the years for all the unselfish time and energy they have put into the shop to make it a great success.
Our final thanks go to Carol, because without Carol and her drive, commitment and energy, our Charity Shop would never have existed
Stockton MS Group is an independent charity registered no. 1032397